The sexiest album of 2012 just got an upgrade. The Parade Edition of Lana Del Reyâs, debut LP, Born to Die, includes all 12 original tracks, plus the deluxe editionâs three bonus cuts. Add to this a generous nine extra songs that were previously unreleased. The opening single, âRideâ, plays like an orchestral continuation of her debut. Over lush string arrangements and ether-soaked backing vocals, Del Rey coos in her languorous tenor with a regal sleepinessâas if she tracked her vocals from a fainting couch. Even when hitting a falsetto during the closing chorus, Del Rey sounds medicated and aloof. This seeps into âBody Electricâ, where she sings like a film noir starlet on her deathbed. Her intentionally demure vocal style fits the hauting cover of âBlue Velvetâ, like an elegantly tailored prom dress from the â50s. Whi an eerie period-correct mix, this arresting version of the songs begs for David Lynch to direct either prequel of sequel to his 1986 mystery film of the same name. Del Reyâs weakness for bad boys extends to the sultry closer, âBurning Desire.âRead more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.