Born To Die (studio album) by Lana Del Rey

Born To Die by Lana Del Rey
Year: 2012
Release date: 2012-01-27
Overall rank: 416th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 791 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution   Average rating historyAverage rating history
Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2012 (8th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2010s (57th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (416th)
Product Details
Availability

eBay
eBay
Lana Del Rey - Born to Die (Paradise Edition) [New CD] Holland - Import
Condition: Brand New


eBay
eBay
LANA DEL REY - BORN TO DIE NEW VINYL
Condition: New


eBay
eBay
Lana Del Rey - Born to Die - Lana Del Rey CD FAVG The Fast Free Shipping
Condition: Very Good


  My favourite store:  

Lana Del Rey bestography

Born To Die is ranked 2nd best out of 10 albums by Lana Del Rey on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Lana Del Rey is Norman Fucking Rockwell! which is ranked number 314 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 6,064.

Lana Del Rey album bestography « Higher ranked (314th) This album (416th) Lower ranked (730th) »
Norman Fucking Rockwell!Born To DieUltraviolence

Upcoming concerts

Oct
15
Sat
20:00
DOMINATION TOUR (GIGI DE LANA and the GG VIBES BAND) LA
Alex Theatre, Glendale, United States. United States
Tickets from $88.00 (Ticketmaster) Get tickets
 
Discover more upcoming concerts

Listen to Born To Die on YouTube

Loading content from YouTube...

Born To Die track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

Sort by
#
Track
Rating/Comments
1.
Track pick
Rating: 87 (213 votes)Comments: 4
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
3.
Rating: 85 (184 votes)Comments: 2
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
4.
Track pick
Rating: 87 (237 votes)Comments: 7
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
7.
Rating: 78 (140 votes)Comments: 0
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
8.
Rating: 78 (136 votes)Comments: 0
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
9.
Rating: 75 (132 votes)Comments: 0
  • Amazon Music
  • iTunes
  • Spotify

Track pick Top-rated track as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members.

Born To Die rankings

Born To Die collection

Born To Die ratings

Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 791 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV
where:
av = trimmed mean average rating an item has currently received.
n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an item to appear in a 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating.

Showing latest 5 ratings for this album. | Show all 791 ratings for this album.

Sort ratings
RatingDate updatedMemberAlbum ratingsAvg. album rating
 
85/100
 Report rating
08/31/2022 15:12 xdavijonesx  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 64382/100
 
70/100
 Report rating
08/07/2022 16:38 bwoodlan  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 68877/100
 
80/100
 Report rating
08/06/2022 22:43 Graeme2  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,55079/100
 
55/100
 Report rating
07/29/2022 15:00 Jamie  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 82465/100
 
95/100
 Report rating
07/22/2022 01:17 Gendjar  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,42655/100

Rating metrics: Outliers can be removed when calculating a mean average to dampen the effects of ratings outside the normal distribution. This figure is provided as the trimmed mean. A high standard deviation can be legitimate, but can sometimes indicate 'gaming' is occurring. Consider a simplified example* of an item receiving ratings of 100, 50, & 0. The mean average rating would be 50. However, ratings of 55, 50 & 45 could also result in the same average. The second average might be more trusted because there is more consensus around a particular rating (a lower deviation).
(*In practice, some albums can have several thousand ratings)

This album has a Bayesian average rating of 72.0/100, a mean average of 70.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 72.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 19.9.

Please log in or register if you want to be able to leave a rating

Born To Die comments

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 87 comments |
Most Helpful First | Newest First | Maximum Rated First | Longest Comments First
(Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. Manage Profile)

Rating:  
70/100
From 03/03/2022 21:52
Yeah. This is fake deep. I still enjoyed it though. I don't know what that says about me.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
From 07/24/2020 13:44
Strong 6
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -2 votes (0 helpful | 2 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
From 12/30/2019 12:31
The main inspiration for the subgenre of sad pop (melancholic pop?), a subcategory of baroque pop I'd say. Strangely, I'd say it has been mixed with hip hop, since a lot of beats (the songs that do have beats) are boom bap on paper. People who do not intend to actively mix genres or evolve existing ones keep surprising me, while the people that put all effort in making something the critics will scratch their heads to keep boring me to death (cough* Joanna Newsom). And don't say they're comparable, 'cause following that logic even Moloko's late work can be held responsible for the sad pop wave in the early '10s, which would be ridiculous, and boils down to a logic that doesn't go deeper than "it's baroque pop plus a woman so it's the same", which might be followed by a condescending "everybody knows, it's the truth, kiss kiss".
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -1 votes (0 helpful | 1 unhelpful)
From 11/28/2019 10:32
In retrospect this album must be much more appreciated than its current position suggests. People at the time had no idea where Lana Del Rey would be going and what key position this album holds in single female singers' albums . This album will be remembered as a classic in due time.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -2 votes (1 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
From 06/17/2019 03:37
This album is way underrated, should be in the top 200 at least! Once in a generation ultragorgeous voice!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (2 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
80/100
From 01/13/2019 01:07
Lana has that nostalgic vibe in her music that anyone can tell it's her. She took a path and went full on it. Wich It means If you don't like this type of thing, them It will never hit you. This is an debut from an artist that from the beggining knew what It wanted to be.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (2 helpful | 1 unhelpful)
Rating:  
75/100
From 01/01/2019 10:14
Every song seems to have its hook, but the personality of the artist and overall album is so grating.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
From 12/20/2018 17:39
This is a serious "love it or hate it" album. There has always been a distinct backlash. Whether it was the quick rise to popularity with "Video Games" or just Lana Del Rey's persona there is something that rubs people the wrong way. If you compare the track ratings to the album rating you can see it.

For me it all works. The merging of hip-hop instrumentation, lounge vocals, and the hyper-sexual character she's portraying creates a sound space that really hasn't existed since. It really reminds me of The Weeknd's early mixtapes in the way the character they portray makes you feel like you're listening to someone who's trajectory is aiming straight for the 27 club. Obviously that didn't happen so it so it might the lack of authenticity of using a persona that bothers people.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
85/100
From 12/12/2018 21:37
O resgate de uma era nostálgica com sofisticação e qualidade.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
From 08/01/2018 05:26
I never thought I'd say this but I do actually love this album ALTHOUGH it does take a massive nosedive in quality after Radio. Not to say the tracks that follow are bad. They just don't hold a candle to the first half. A lot of people don't like Lana Del Rey and I don't like any of her subsequent albums but her debut was solid.

Best songs: Video Games, National Anthem, Blue Jeans, Off To The Races
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)

Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a comment

Your feedback for Born To Die

Anonymous
Let us know what you think of this album by adding a comment or assigning a rating below!
Log in or register to assign a rating or leave a comment for this album.
Best Albums of 2012
1. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar
2. Lonerism by Tame Impala
3. Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
4. Bloom by Beach House
5. The Money Store by Death Grips
6. An Awesome Wave by alt-J
7. The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do by Fiona Apple
8. Born To Die by Lana Del Rey
9. The Seer by Swans
10. Visions by Grimes
11. 2 by Mac DeMarco
12. Shields by Grizzly Bear
13. Blunderbuss by Jack White
14. Attack On Memory by Cloud Nothings
15. The 2nd Law by Muse
16. Celebration Rock by Japandroids
17. 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
18. Swing Lo Magellan by Dirty Projectors
19. Fear Fun by Father John Misty
20. Light Up Gold by Parquet Courts
Back to Top