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Lana Del Rey’s Hunger Games

What would the Internet be without people mashing up whatever the moment’s memes happen to be? Take the abundantly-lipped pop ingenue you love to hate (or hate to love), cross her signature tune with the youth-lit trilogy/budding movie franchise of the moment, and you get this, courtesy of Second City‘s Holly Laurent and filmmaker Steve Delahoyde, “Lana Del Rey’s Hunger Games” (NSFW due to a couple of F-bombs):

It’s all for you, Katniss.

HT: Claire Zulkey, WBEZ/Chicago

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  1. Lee says:

    Don’t hate the singing or even Lana Del Ray. Just don’t like hunger games.

  2. Logan says:

    I don’t know how I feel about Del Rey, I like her voice, but not her music. I thought this parody was great, and I chuckled a couple times at the word play.

  3. orangewaxlion says:

    The meter or whatever’s a bit off, but I thought it was cute enough.

    It’s not spoilery, it still is based in the property, and I’m actually kind of a sucker for the melody of Video Games.

    Plus the random montage video is pretty spot on in terms of Del Rey.

  4. James says:

    What? You nerds. This is great. Enjoy something!

  5. Blaine says:

    Agree with Will, this was not expertly done. Plus, why give Lana Del Rey any more exposure? Let her career die sans earworms..

  6. Will says:

    And yes, I know it’s a parody. Still. I didn’t like it AT ALL.

  7. Will says:

    Awful. JUST AWFUL. I was 21 seconds in and out loud I said “awful”.