Lana Del Rey's new album and e-book misplaced in stolen laptop computer

Amid the pleasure of her upcoming collaboration with Taylor Swift, “Summertime unhappiness” singer Lana Del Rey mentioned she’s going by “little bit of a roadblock” collectively with her personal work.

Addressing followers in a video posted Wednesday to her supposedly secret Instagram account, Del Rey revealed that she misplaced her in-progress album and a 200-website draft of a e-book she was writing for writer Simon & Schuster.

“simply a few months in the past, I parked my car on Melrose Place and that i stepped away for a minute. And the one time I left my backpack inside my car, somebody broke the complete residence windows and took it and inside it was my pc and my three camcorders and my exhausting drives,” she mentioned in her since-deleted Instagram tales Wednesday.

The singer mentioned that she did not have any of her work backed as a lot as a consequence of the cloud and wiped her pc. She added that collectively with her laptop computer, the thief may remotely entry her cellphone and “leak our songs and private photographs.”

Del Rey, who scrubbed her social media accounts in September 2021, mentioned she’s assured in remaking her new album.

“I actually want to persist and make most seemingly the easiest artwork I can, even after I’ve to start over with my e-book,” she added. “I gained’t ever go away something inside the car as quickly as extra, even when it’s solely for a second.”

Del Rey mentioned she’s at present expert safety and privateness factors and expressed concern over “what’s going to be on the market” on account of the theft.

“I simply want to convey it to gentle that it is exhausting and there’s actually nothing to be finished,” she mentioned. “I can’t actually make my devices any safer.”

inside the multipart Instagram video, Del Rey mentioned she doesn’t “actually want to share issues that are going to not plan” and repeated that she prefers to stay private on social media. whereas the promise of latest music from the “Norman F— Rockwell” artist might entice some followers, she had one request.

“Please don’t take heed to the music if you happen to take heed to it, as a consequence of it’s not coming out but,” she mentioned.

“that is an replace that i would clearly usually not give, however I’m fearful about it,” she mentioned. “Now that it’s simply like the third time this has occurred, I simply needed to deal with it. so as that’s that. Onward and upward.”