Lana Del Rey Taps Black Keys' Dan Auerbach For Upcoming 'Ultraviolence' Album
Lana Del Rey's upcoming album, "Ultraviolence," has attached Black Key's member Dan Auerbach to the project.
"Me and Dan Auerbach are excited to present you Ultraviolence," the singerposted on Twitter on Thursday (Feb. 20), accompanied with a photo of her and Auerbach sharing one seat. Following the Twitter tease, Revolt TV reported that Auerbach has indeed been brought in to produce the LP.
Aside from fronting blues-rock stalwarts the Black Keys -- whose most recent album, "El Camino," has sold 1.3 million copies to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan -- Auerbach has recently produced material for Dr. John, Hacienda and Ray LaMontagne, among others. Last year, Auerbach earned the Grammy trophy for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, trumping artists like Diplo and Jeff Bhasker in the process.
Del Rey teased a May 1 release date for "Ultraviolence" earlier this month, but a rep for the singer tells Billboard that a release date has yet to be confirmed. In 2013, the singer scored a Top 10 hit with Cedric Gervais' "Summertime Sadness" remix and released her "Tropico" short film; this year, she's been confirmed to perform at Coachella and the Sweetlife Festival, among others. She's also rumored to be working with Giorgio Moroder on her next full-length.