Lana Del Rey at the 2021 Variety Hitmakers Brunch Presented by Peacock/Girls5eva

Lana Del Rey's Dad Serenades Her With Sweet Words For Her 38th Birthday

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By Afouda Bamidele on June 21, 2023 at 8:30 PM EDT

We all want a dad like Lana Del Rey's, right?!

Robert 'Rob' England Grant, Jr. did more than touch heartstrings when he posted a special message to the award-winning talent for her 38th birthday. Shared via social media, the sweet gesture comes on the heels of the 70-year-old taking a cue from his famous daughter's success and launching his music career. 

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Rob Grant Showered Lana Del Rey With Enviable Praise For Her 38th Birthday.

While fans of Del Rey have become accustomed to seeing how involved Grant is in his daughter's life and career, it did not stop them from getting swept away by his effusive birthday tribute to the star.

The father-of-three had taken to his Instagram page before daybreak today, June 21, to post a grainy image of him and the "Summertime Sadness" vocalist smiling at each other. Beneath the pic, the doting dad penned:

"Happy Birthday to my beautiful daughter! Life has taken us down a very unexpected...but wonderful path. It is the greatest gift to have been able to share music together. And to have written such beautiful songs with you. The world is a better place because of the beauty you bring to it. Thank you for your love...and for your shining soul."

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Lana Del Rey's Dad Serenades Her With Sweet Words For Her 38th Birthday
Instagram | Rob Grant
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Alongside liking the post nearly 28k times, several fans took to the comment section to express their good wishes. One person wrote, "To be honest, saying she's just beautiful sounds understated, especially when, as her admirer, I can't find words to describe her distinctive beauty."

A second fan commented, "I wish Lana the happiest of birthdays. I'll be forever grateful for the art she shared with us; it's part of who I am." A third netizen gushed, "Happy birthday to the most beautiful soul I've ever known. Love you forever, Lana! You have changed my life."

"you're so right, Mr Grant. She makes this world a wonderful place for a lot of people all over the world," a fourth fan concurred, as a fifth exclaimed, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE QUEEN ❤️?? I imagine you're so proud today, Rob!" 

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At the same time, a sixth netizen appreciated Grant for his "unlimited support" of his daughter, and a seventh thanked him for blessing the world with Del Rey. The Prescott College alum had received a similar reaction when he told the world he was following in his daughter's singing footsteps professionally.

Per The Blast, his debut album, "Lost at Sea," was released on June 9, 2023, with the title and mood being influenced by the boat builder's love for the ocean. Although the 14-track project predominantly features instrumental compositions, Grant ensured he snuck in a few collaborations with his talented daughter.

The album has since received positive reviews from listeners, with one fan claiming it "sounds as if the ocean could speak or perform a melody."

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The MTV Europe Music Award Recipient Returned To The Stage Recently

Lana Del Rey performs live at Vicar Street

The Blast reported that Del Rey wrapped up the month of May by returning to the stage after a four-year hiatus in style. The "Say Yes To Heaven" hitmaker had turned up as one of the headliners of the recently held Mita Festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, channeling the legendary actress Marilyn Monroe. 

She paired a black quarter-sleeved top with a matching skirt, a belt with a golden metallic fastener, and gold ankle-strapped heels. The "Happiness is a Butterfly" songster finished her look with a platinum blonde hairdo reminiscent of the type that the late screen goddess used to wear.

Del Rey, who performed alongside established artists like Haim, Florence and The Machine, and Sabrina Carpenter, belted out songs from her recently released album, "Did You Know That There's a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd."

During her time away from the stage, the NME Award winner was a frequent face of late-night talk shows and even bagged the Visionary Award at the 2023 Billboard Women in Music event. While accepting the honor, the Grammy Awards nominee said:

"I don't exactly have a long-term vision at all, but if you were curious, I am very, very happy. When I released my first album 14 years ago, the waters were not quite as warm. I'm really happy for everyone who feels like it's a wonderful time in the culture to be themselves and express themselves. It didn't feel that way in 2008."

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