In honor of an official selection from our 2013 Summer Film Guide “The Great Gatsby’s” film release; this week on New Music Fridays we feature Young And Beautiful. The title theme from The Great Gatsby soundtrack preformed by Lana Del Rey. If you are unaware of her , here is a little information. Born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant on June 21, 1986 ,and she initially began performing in clubs in New York City at age 18. Two years later she signed her first recording contract when she was 20 years old with 5 Points Records, releasing her first digital album Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant in January 2010. Del Rey bought herself out of the contract with 5 Points Records in April 2010 and signed a joint contract with Interscope, Polydor, and Stranger Records in October 2011. After she released her debut single ”Video Games” in June 2011, a music video created by Del Rey for the song was posted on YouTube in August 2011. After the song became a viral internet hit with over 20 million views, her second studio album, Born to Die, was released in January 2012. The album sold over 3.6 million copies worldwide in 2012, making it the fifth best-selling album of 2012. Charting across Europe, the album spawned numerous top ten hits, including “Blue Jeans”, “National Anthem”, “Born to Die”, and “Summertime Sadness.” With the release of her third EP, Paradise, Del Rey spawned her third top ten album in the United States, debuting at number 10 on the Billboard 200 with 67,000 copies sold in its first week. To date, her discography includes two full-length studio albums, three EPs, seven singles, and eight music videos. She has won theQ Award for “Best New Thing”, a GQ Award for “Woman of the Year”, a BRIT Award for “International Breakthrough Act” and another for “International Pop Female Solo Artist”, and an EMA for “Best Alternative Act”.