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Sean Ono Lennon
Sean Lennon
Information
Full name

Sean Taro Ono Lennon

Born

October 9, 1975

Hometown

New York City, New York, United States

Family

John Lennon (father)
Yoko Ono (mother)

Romances

Kemp Muhl (partner)

Affiliations
  • The Claypool Lennon Delirium (band since 2016)
  • Plastic Ono Band (band since 2009)
  • The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (band since 2008)
  • Cibo Matto (band from 1997-2002)
Website

http://www.seanonolennon.com/

Sean Taro Ono Lennon is a British-American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. He is featured on Lana Del Rey's fifth studio album, Lust for Life.

Work with Lana Del Rey Edit

Tomorrow Never Came Edit

Lennon serves as a featured vocalist, co-writer, and producer on Lana Del Rey's song "Tomorrow Never Came" from her fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album, Lust for Life, which was officially released worldwide on July 21, 2017.

Speculation from Del Rey's fans that Lennon would be featured on the album occurred when the Lust for Life album trailer was released, due to the fact that the trailer featured the logo for 'Chimera Music', Lennon's record label. During an interview with Courtney Love for Dazed magazine prior to the album's release, Del Rey confirmed that he was featured on the record.

Yoko Ono called the collaboration Sean's best work yet, and the song received generally favorable reviews. Del Rey included the line, "I wish we could go back to your country house and put on the radio and listen to our favorite song by Lennon and Yoko," so he wouldn't feel like she was name-checking them through him. She had been listening to Lennon for a few years before the collab, and liked his vibe.

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(L-R) Alessandro Michele, SoKo, Lana Del Rey, and Sean Lennon at Gucci's fragrance launch party in New York City

Lennon says that he loved working with Del Rey and had been a big fan of hers for years prior to the collab. Apparently, they had never met before Del Rey reached out with "Tomorrow Never Came". After she did, Lennon rewrote his verse, and had extensive notes down to the mix. He then preceded to finish up the record.

Trivia Edit

  • Lennon's godfather is Elton John
  • Lennon attended kindergarten in Tokyo and was educated at the exclusive private boarding school Institut Le Rosey in Rolle, Switzerland, and earlier at New York’s private Ethical Culture Fieldston School and Dalton School.
  • His musical debut came at age five when he recited a story on the track "Even When You're Far Away", from Yoko's fifth solo album, Season of Glass.
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