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Lana Del Rey announces poetry book 'Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass' release date.

Lana Del Rey announces poetry book 'Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass' release date.

Lana Del Rey has updated fans about the release of her upcoming poetry book 'Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass', revealing it will be released as an audiobook on July 28th, with hardcover and e-book editions following on September 29th. There will also be CD and vinyl copies of the poetry book which will ship from October 2nd, it's the first book of a two-book agreement, and the collection features more than thirty poems (including 'Never To Heaven', 'The Land Of 1,000 Fires', 'Past The Bushes Cypress Thriving', 'LA Who Am I To Love You?', 'Tessa DiPietro', 'Happy', 'Paradise Is Very Fragile', and 'Bare Feet On Linoleum').

About the book, Lana says: Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many. Some of which came to me in their entirety, which I dictated and then typed out, and some that I worked laboriously picking apart each word to make the perfect poem. They are eclectic and honest and not trying to be anything other than what they are and for that reason I’m proud of them, especially because the spirit in which they were written was very authentic."

Del Rey has also shared the proceeds from the book will benefit the Navajo Water Project. She said on Instagram about the project:

"1 in 3 Navajo still don’t have a sink or a toilet. That means 1/3 of Navajo families haul water home every day. They pay 67 x more for the water they haul vs. piped water. Access to running water has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 crisis. In May, the infection rate in the Navajo Nation — at roughly 2,500 per 100,000 residents — surpassed that of New York.

The Navajo Water Project brings clean, hot and cold running water to families across New Mexico, Utah and Arizona.The installation of a water and solar system takes just 24 hours from start to finish.

The Navajo Water Project has a fundraising target of $1,035,000 for 2020 to bring running water and solar power to 230 families. and we plan on fulfilling that target in the next 4 weeks to bring it up to their million dollar mark, and we’ll be traveling throughout New Mexico Arizona and Utah to say hello and make sure it gets done.

The Navajo Water Project is Indigenous-led, and registered as an official enterprise on the Navajo Nation. Their work creates meaningful, high-paying jobs, many with benefits like 100% employer-paid health coverage."

The track-listing for the poetry book is as follows:

1. LA Who Am I to Love You
2. The Land of 1,000 Fires
3. Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass
4. Past the Bushes Cypress Thriving
5. Salamander
6. Never to Heaven
7. Sportcruiser
8. Tessa DiPietro
9. Quiet Waiter Blue Forever
10. What Happened When I Left You
11. Happy
12. My Bedroom Is a Sacred Place Now – There Are Children at the Foot of My Bed
13. Paradise Is Very Fragile
14. Bare Feet on Linoleum

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dates for the release of the audiobook and the physical book tomorrow! Also you should know about - Navajo Water Project www.navajowaterproject.org 1 in 3 Navajo still don’t have a sink or a toilet. That means 1/3 of Navajo families haul water home every day. They pay 67 x more for the water they haul vs. piped water. Access to running water has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 crisis. In May, the infection rate in the Navajo Nation — at roughly 2,500 per 100,000 residents — surpassed that of New York. The Navajo Water Project brings clean, hot and cold running water to families across New Mexico, Utah and Arizona.The installation of a water and solar system takes just 24 hours from start to finish. The Navajo Water Project has a fundraising target of $1,035,000 for 2020 to bring running water and solar power to 230 families. and we plan on fulfilling that target in the next 4 weeks to bring it up to their million dollar mark, and we’ll be traveling throughout New Mexico Arizona and Utah to say hello and make sure it gets done. The Navajo Water Project is Indigenous-led, and registered as an official enterprise on the Navajo Nation. Their work creates meaningful, high-paying jobs, many with benefits like 100% employer-paid health coverage.

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