Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Lana Del Rey's sophomore album, "Ultraviolence," was one of the more anticipated album releases of before a member of the Black Keys was attached to the project. Now, Keys frontman Dan Auerbach is reportedly producing the follow-up to 's "Born To Die," due out in the middle of
The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach admits he and Lana Del Rey ‘bumped heads’ making her new album
Dan Auerbach Gushes About Working With “True Eccentric” Lana Del Rey On ‘Ultraviolence’ - Idolator
The Black Keys Dan Auerbach. Associated Press. But it seems that Auerbach's attitudes may have changed. Rolling Stone is reporting that Auerbach is working with Del Rey on her new album, "Ultraviolence," and linked to a Del Ray tweet of a photo of the two in a studio. A Del Ray spokesman told Rolling Stone that the duo had spent time recording together in Nashville, but would not elaborate on Auerbach's role in "Ultraviolence. John, Ray LaMontagne, Hacienda and other artists. Del Ray rose to fame in when the video for her debut single, "Video Games," became a YouTube viral hit.
Lana Del Rey Taps Black Keys' Dan Auerbach For 'Ultraviolence'
Despite originally dismissing the possibility of releasing another record after her major-label debut Born to Die , Del Rey began planning its follow-up in Production continued into , at which time she heavily collaborated with Dan Auerbach to revamp what she initially considered to be the completed record. The project saw additional contributions from producers including Paul Epworth , Greg Kurstin , Daniel Heath, and Rick Nowels , and features a more guitar-based sound than Del Rey's previous releases. Ultraviolence received positive reviews from music critics.
In case you haven't heard, the singer recently dropped a little album called Ultraviolence on the masses. Although the collection of tunes has stirred up a bit of controversy since its arrival, most people seem to enjoy what Lana and Auerbach put together. In fact, it's still sitting very pretty on the Billboard albums chart as of this writing. During their recent interview with the good folks at Rolling Stone , Auerbach slung some high praise in Lana Del Rey's general direction.