Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey has announced that she is bringing a “very, very special guest” along with her on the summer tour.
Del Rey, touring in support of her second album, Ultraviolence, will be paired up with Hole frontwoman Courtney Love who will be performing songs from her long-awaited solo album.
The Endless Summer Tour, which actually only consists of eight joint tour dates for the duo, will launch on May 7 in Texas and travel across North America.
Del Rey has already been hopping around the west coast with shows at Coachella, the Shrine Expo Hall, and Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
This year Love has released two songs under her own name, “You Know My Name” and “Wedding Day,” both reportedly from her upcoming 2015 album. Both songs feature Tommy Lee on drums.
In addition, Love is joining the cast of FX’s Sons of Anarchy for the show’s seventh and final season. The 50-year-old also has landed a leading role in Kansas City Choir Boy, a pop opera set to debut at the Manhattan arts center during their Prototype festival in January 2015.
Earlier this year Love’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, attacked Del Rey after she made a death wish in The Guardian and on her album. Del Rey told an interviewer that she wished she was “dead already.”
“I do!” she said. “I don’t want to have to keep doing this. But I am.”
Frances Bean, daughter of Love and former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, took to Twitter to voice her disdain reminding her followers that the death of a young musician “isn’t something to romanticize.”
@LanaDelRey I'll never know my father because he died young & it becomes a desirable feat because ppl like u think it's "cool"(cont)
— Frances Bean Cobain (@alka_seltzer666) June 23, 2014
“Well, it’s f**king not,” she continued. “Embrace life, because you only get one life.”
Frances Bean also sent Del Rey a private message telling her that she is “too talented to waste it away.”
The Twitter posts were later deleted and Frances Bean said that she was not attacking Del Rey, only trying to “put things in perspective.” Del Rey said that her initial comments made to The Guardian were taken out of context.
“i regret trusting the guardian,” she Tweeted, saying that the interviewer’s questions about death and persona were “calculated.”
The Del Rey and Love tour dates hit cities such as Dallas, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Ridgefield, WA. For full tour schedule, visit Lana Del Rey’s website.