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"Born to Die" (originally titled "Born 2 Die") is a song written by Lana Del Rey and Justin Parker, produced by Emile Haynie. The song serves as the second single and title track from Del Rey's first major-label studio album. It was officially released worldwide on December 30, 2011.

Background[]

The song's instrumental leaked on September 17, 2012, followed by its a cappella on September 29. The first demo of the song, produced by Justin Parker, was first posted to SoundCloud on July 25, 2011, but went undiscovered until September 29, 2012. The second demo of the song, produced by Emile Haynie, would then leak on December 5. A concept beat of the song produced by Haynie leaked alongside two other unused beats on October 20, 2015. "Born 2 Die", an early mix of the song featured on a French promotional CD, surfaced on August 14, 2016. On July 22, 2021, the third demo of the song, produced by Dan Carey, leaked. The original file of this demo, titled "Born_To_Die-rgh_mix-6sept", leaked on December 25. A fourth demo, also produced by Carey and referred to as the "alternate final mix", leaked on January 27, 2022. A fifth demo is rumored to exist.[S 1]

Writing and inspiration[]

The song was written by Del Rey and Justin Parker after the success of "Video Games". On July 25, 2011, Del Rey posted lyrics from the song in a post on her now-defunct personal Facebook page.[1]

In an interview with Dazed, Parker stated that he and Del Rey connected as they shared a similar psychological approach to life. Parker said, "my philosophy is 'you only live once' and we just came up with the concept "born to die" in conversation one day. We were half-joking but it really started to resonate. Once you're born, the only certainty is dead".[2]

Composition[]

Musically, "Born to Die" is an apocalyptic down-tempo ballad with hip-hop influences. It was composed in the key of E minor and at a tempo of 86 beats per minute. It features similar instrumentation to "Video Games", but focuses more heavily on the hip-hop-influenced beat also featured in "Blue Jeans". A few vocal snippets from a live performance of Leslie West performing his song "Long Red" in 1972 are featured on the final versions of the song. West's undistorted vocal snippets are featured more prominently on the "Born 2 Die" early mix.

Critical reception[]

Following the release of the single, Robert Copsey of Digital Spy commented, "we thought it would be near-impossible for Lana to top the chilling 'Video Games', but her new cut – the title track from her forthcoming album – may just have out-haunted its predecessor."[3] Laura Snapes of NME considered the song to be not "quite as flooring as 'Video Games'",[4] while Entertainment Weekly contributor Grady Smith considered it a "beautifully dour tune".[5]

Priya Elan, also of NME, said the song "is a grower and whilst not as pitch perfect as 'Video Games', [is] pretty damn fine".[6] Aaron-Spencer Charles of Metro noted, "Lana Del Rey's "Born to Die" is a slow yet strong song...The calm tone of Del Rey's voice sets sad-love mood really well."[7] Reviewers from MusicOMH panned the song and Del Rey's career, arguing that it is "essentially 'Video Games' with percussion", and that "her (alleged) agents [have clearly] stumbled upon a formula with which they can (allegedly) print money and (allegedly) further consign Lana's secretive, (allegedly) real debut LP to the annals of history.".[8]

Use in media[]

The song is featured prominently in the trailer for the 2012 German film, Die Vermessung der Welt, directed by Detlev Buck.[9]

The song plays over the end credits of the 2014 Canadian film Mommy, directed by Xavier Dolan.[10]

Accolades[]

The music video for "Born to Die" was nominated for Best Art Direction at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. The video was also nominated for Best Pop Video - International at the 2012 UK Music Video Awards, losing to herself, for "Blue Jeans".

Live performances[]

Del Rey first performed the song live at The Premises in London, England, on July 20, 2011. Since then, it has become an indelible staple of her live performances, having been included on the set lists for all previous concert and festival tours.

The song was a part of a session done by Del Rey's live touring band in preparation for her Paradise Tour performances. The full rehearsal session, which featured Del Rey's pre-recorded vocals and were created with the intent of aiding the tour's videographer, leaked on October 15, 2020.

Music video[]

Music video Information
Lana_Del_Rey_-_Born_To_Die Released December 14, 2011
Length 4:46
Director Yoann Lemoine
Producer Emmanuel Reyé
Mourad Belkeddar
Filmed October 2011
Location Palace of Fontainebleau, France
Vevo views 613+ million views
Music video Information
Lana_Del_Rey_—_Born_To_Die_(Alternate_Music_Video) Released N/A
Length 4:40
Director Yoann Lemoine
Producer Emmanuel Reyé
Mourad Belkeddar
Filmed October 2011
Location Palace of Fontainebleau, France
Vevo views

Background[]

After feeling dissatisfied with the home production of the video for "Video Games", and with a budget given by her new label, Interscope, Del Rey shot the video for "Born to Die" in the royal Fontainebleau Palace in October 2011. In a 2012 interview with MTV, Del Rey would speak about the music video:[11]

"...I wrote a treatment for it called "The Lonely Queen", so that I would be in a setting that represented Heaven, sort of in like a remote castle in Romania. Walking through the halls flanked by tigers. And then she'd be flashing back to happier times in the arms of her love. And then Yoann Lemoine adapted that treatment and made it more doable. But I love that video. I really do. I can’t believe it turned out so beautifully. I spent a lot of time thinking about where I wanted it to go."

An alternate version of the music video surfaced in December 2019. A higher quality, unclipped version of the video surfaced in June 2024. This "censored" version was sent to European MTV/VH1 stations during 2012. It features some rearranged and cut scenes, while also featuring some unused scenes of Del Rey singing.

Description[]

The video depicts the "live fast, die young" mantra Del Rey used throughout her career. It begins with Del Rey embracing her lover - played by Bradley Soileau - with an American flag behind them. Del Rey is then shown in "Heaven", sitting on a throne with two tigers beside her. She is then met at the castle by her lover, and the two begin to kiss on the hood of, and inside, a vintage Ford Mustang. The two then drive through the night before crashing. Soileau is shown holding the bloody corpse of Del Rey while the car is aflame behind them. The music video features interlaced clips of Del Rey alone and with her lover in her castle.

The alternate music video does not end as tragically, instead ending with Del Rey walking down the palace hall toward a bright light.

Behind the scenes[]

Promotional photoshoot by Clement Jolin[]

Cross-references[]

Official versions[]

  • Album version — 4:46
    • A cappella version — 4:31
    • Instrumental version — 4:47
  • Single version — 4:08
  • Radio edit — 4:04
    • Clean version — 4:04
  • Demo beat — 2:25
  • Demo version 1 (produced by Justin Parker) — 4:21
  • Demo version 2 (produced by Emile Haynie) — 4:44
  • Demo version 3 (produced by Dan Carey) — 4:22
  • Demo version 4 / Alternate final mix (produced by Dan Carey) — 4:29
  • "Born 2 Die" early mix version — 4:49
  • Paradise Tour rehearsal session — 4:50

Official remixes[]

  • AlunaGeorge Remix — 3:12
  • Chad Valley Remix — 3:44
  • Clams Casino Remix — 3:07
    • Instrumental version — 3:07
  • Gemini Remix — 4:48
  • Gemini Remix - DJ Mix Edit — 4:42[12]
  • Gucci Vump Remix (also known as Guxxi Vump Remix) — 5:53
  • Hackman Remix — 5:16
  • I Am A Camera Remix — 6:03[13]
  • Kris Di Angelis 'Love Below' Remix — 5:06[14]
  • Leo Zero Remix — 11:38
  • Leo Zero Remix (Disco Dub Edit) — 7:33[15]
  • Lil Silva Remix — 4:52[16]
  • Marcus Intalex Remix — 5:42[17]
  • Moodymann Remix — 6:11[18]
  • Parrade Remix — 5:45
  • PDP / 13 Remix — 6:23
  • PDP / 13 Get High Dub — 6:22[19]
  • Two Armadillos Choose Your Last Words Remix — 3:27
  • Two Armadillos Club Dub — 3:18
  • Woodkid & The Shoes Remix — 4:01

Lyrics[]

Album version[]

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine?
It's like I told you, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die
We were born to die
We were born to die

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane, so

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die
(We were born to die)
(We were born to die)

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Single version/radio edit[]

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine?
It's like I told you, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die
We were born to die
We were born to die

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die
(We were born to die)
(We were born to die)

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

We were born to die

"Born 2 Die" early mix[]

Why? (You out there?)
Who, me? (Louder!)
Why? (You out there?)

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine?
It's like I told you, honey (Louder!)

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey (Louder!)

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?) (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die (You out there?)
We were born to die (Louder!)
We were born to die

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane, so

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?) (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die (You out there?)
(We were born to die) (You out there?)
(Louder!)

Why? (You out there?)
Who, me? (Louder!)
Why? (You out there?)

(Louder!)
(You out there?)
(Louder!)

Demo version 1[]

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine?

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane, so

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Demo version 2[]

Why? (You out there?)
Who, me? (Louder!)
Why? (You out there?)

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine? (Louder!)

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?) (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time (You out there?)
'Cause you and I, we were born to die (You out there?)
We were born to die (Louder!)
We were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?) (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time (You out there?)
'Cause you and I, we were born to die (You out there?)
We were born to die (Louder!)
We were born to die

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane, so

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?) (Louder!)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time (You out there?)
'Cause you and I, we were born to die (You out there?)

(Louder!)
(You out there?)
(Louder!)

Why? (You out there?)
Who, me? (Louder!)
Why? (You out there?)

(Louder!)
(You out there?)
(Louder!)

Demo versions 3 & 4[]

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Feet don't fail me now, take me to the finish line
Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine
Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design?
I feel so alone on the Friday nights
Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine?

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Lost, but now I am found, I can see, but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Tryna take what I could get, scared that I couldn't find
All the answers, honey

Don't make me sad, don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh, let's go get high
The road is long, we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Come and take a walk on the wild side (Why?)
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain (Who, me?)
You like your girls insane (Why?)

So, don't make me sad (Why?), don't make me cry (Who, me?)
Sometimes love is not enough (Why?) and the road gets tough, I don't know why
Keep making me laugh (Why?), let's go get high (Who, me?)
The road is long (Why?), we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come and take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane (Why?)
So, choose your last words, this is the last time
'Cause you and I, we were born to die

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Why?
Who, me?
Why?

Commercial releases[]

Digital releases[]

Born to Die - Single
BTD itunes Label: Polydor, Interscope
Format: Digital download
Released: December 30, 2011
Barcode: N/A
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die"   4:45
Born to Die (Guxxi Vump Remix) - Single
BornToDie Label: RCRD LBL
Format: Digital download
Released: 2011
Barcode: N/A
Photography: Nicole Nodland
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (Guxxi Vump Remix) 4:53
Born to Die (AlunaGeorge Remix) - Single
BornToDie Label: RCRD LBL
Format: Digital download
Released: January 12, 2012
Barcode: N/A
Photography: Nicole Nodland
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (AlunaGeorge Remix) 3:09
Born to Die - Single
BTD itunes Label: Polydor, Interscope
Format: Digital download
Released: January 22, 2012
Barcode: N/A
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die"   4:45
2. "Born to Die" (PDP / 13 Remix) 6:22
3. "Born to Die" (Woodkid & The Shoes Remix) 4:00
4. "Born to Die" (Clams Casino Remix) 3:07
Born to Die (Gemini Remix) - Single
BTD Gemini Label: Inspected Records
Format: Digital download
Released: April 23, 2012
Barcode: N/A
Photography: N/A
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (Gemini Remix) 4:48

Physical releases[]

United Kingdom
BTDS15 Label: Polydor
Format: 7" picture disc vinyl in plastic sleeve
Released: January 23, 2012
Barcode: 0602527934914
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: N/A
Side A
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die"   4:46
Side B
# Name Time
2. "Born to Die" (Woodkid & The Shoes Remix) 4:03
Germany, Austria, & Switzerland
BTD itunes Label: Vertigo
Format: CD in slim jewel case
Released: March 23, 2012
Barcode: 0602527971124
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (Album Version) 4:46
2. "Video Games" (Rainer Weichhold & Nick Olivetti Radio Edit) 3:50
Germany, Austria, & Switzerland

The Remix EP

BTDS4 Label: Vertigo
Format: CD in slim jewel case
Released: March 23, 2012
Barcode: 0602527971117
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: Unknown
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (Album Version) 4:49
2. "Born to Die" (PDP / 13 Remix) 6:24
3. "Born to Die" (Woodkid & The Shoes Remix) 4:03
4. "Born to Die" (Parrade Remix) 5:47
5. "Born to Die" (Chad Valley Remix) 3:46
6. "Video Games" (Rainer Weichhold & Nick Olivetti Clubmix) 7:43
Germany, Austria, & Switzerland

The Remix EP

BTDS7 Label: Vertigo
Format: 12" white vinyl in cardsleeve
Released: March 23, 2012
Barcode: 0602527971131
Photography: N/A
Design: Unknown
Side A
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (Album Version) 4:49
2. "Born to Die" (PDP / 13 Remix) 6:24
Side B
# Name Time
3. "Born to Die" (Woodkid & The Shoes Remix) 4:03
4. "Born to Die" (Parrade Remix) 5:47
5. "Born to Die" (Chad Valley Remix) 3:46
United States

Born to Die (PDP / 13 Remix) / Blue Jeans (Penguin Prison Remix) Record Store Day Exclusive

BTDS11 Label: Polydor, Interscope
Format: 7" vinyl in cardsleeve
Released: April 21, 2012
Barcode: 0602527983318
Photography: Clement Jolin
Design: Unknown
Side A
# Name Time
1. "Born to Die" (PDP / 13 Remix) 6:21
Side B
# Name Time
2. "Blue Jeans" (Penguin Prison Remix) 5:34

Promotional releases[]

Born to Die CD by Polydor; United Kingdom[]

Born to Die CDr by Polydor; Finland[]

Born to Die CDr by Universal Music; Netherlands[]

Born to Die - Two Armadillos Official Remixes 12" Vinyl by Two Armadillos White; United Kingdom[]

Credits[]

Personnel[a]

  • Lana Del Rey — songwriting, vocals
  • Justin Parker — songwriting, vocal production
  • Emile Haynie — production, keyboards, drums
  • Larry Gold — strings arrangement, strings conducting
  • Steve Tirpak — strings assistance
  • Jeff Bhasker — guitar
  • Ken Lewis — additional vocal noises
  • Brent Kolatalo — additional recording
  • Dan Grech-Marguerat — mixing
  • Duncan Fuller — mixing assistance
  • John Davis — mastering

Technical

  • Published by EMI / Sony ATV (ASCAP)
  • Mastered at Metropolis Mastering, London, United Kingdom

Charts and certifications[]

Weekly charts[]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[20] 34
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[21] 10
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[22] 14
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[23] 10
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[24] 45
Denmark (Tracklisten)[25] 7
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[26] 13
France (SNEP)[27] 13
Germany (Official German Charts)[28] 29
Iceland (Tonlist)[29] 6
Ireland (IRMA)[30] 12
Israel (Media Forest)[31] 8
Italy (FIMI)[32] 15
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[33] 89
Portugal (AFP)[34] 9
Scotland (OCC)[35] 10
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[36] 53
South Korea International Singles (Gaon)[37] 98
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[38] 41
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[39] 59
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[40] 13
UK Singles (OCC)[41] 9
US Rock Digital Singles (Billboard)[42] 31

Year-end charts[]

Chart (2012) Position
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders)[43] 98
Belgium (Ultratop Wallonia)[44] 84
France (SNEP)[45] 97
Italy (FIMI)[46] 92
Poland (ZPAV)[47] 20
UK Singles (OCC)[48] 95

Certifications[]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[49] 2× Platinum 140,000
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[50] Diamond 250,000
Canada (Music Canada)[51] Gold 40,000
Denmark (IFPI Danmark)[52] Platinum 90,000
Germany (BVMI)[53] Gold 150,000
Italy (FIMI)[54] Platinum 30,000
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[55] Gold 30,000
United Kingdom (BPI)[56] Platinum 600,000
United States (RIAA)[57] 3× Platinum 3,000,000

References[]

  1. Screenshot of a post from Del Rey's now-defunct Facebook account
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Notes[]

  1. This is speculation and should not be relied upon. It has not been confirmed by any official sources, but has been reported by Eclipse, who is considered a reliable insider by the community.
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