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Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love are ships in the night at the Hollywood Bowl
Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love are ships in the night at the Hollywood Bowl

On paper, a Lana Del Rey/Courtney Love tour sounds like one of the best pairings in recent pop music history. Both are lightning rods for the kind of vitriol reserved for female artists who step outside the rigid constraints of pop-star femininity — the elder stateswoman of sneering feminist invective and the millennial belle of the new nihilist uber-glam guard. They have each been, in their own respective eras, high-profile scapegoats for the larger misogynistic issues that have plagued their industry for … well, forever. And each has aggressively confronted that prejudicial ire with polar opposite methods: Love by grotesquely mutilating unforgiving beauty and behavioral...

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