Lana Del Rey talks about her Globe-nominated 'Big Eyes' title track

January 5, 2015 4:11 PM

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Spooky midcentury paintings of big-eyed children and the equally twisted tale of the artist behind them are at the center of Tim Burton's new film, "Big Eyes." The true yet surreal story of painter Margaret Keane also resonates throughout the film's evocative title track by singer Lana Del Rey. The haunting song, "Big Eyes," now nominated for a Golden Globe, is a natural fit for Del Rey, a chart-topping pop artist who is often noted for her cinematic style.

Case in point: Her last album, "Ultraviolence," is named after "A Clockwork Orange" reference and her contributions to other soundtracks, such as "Maleficent" and "The Great Gatsby," feel more like extensions of Del Rey's own work than side projects. The 29-year-old East Coast native (real name Eliz...

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