Background[edit | edit source]
It was originally speculated that the song was a cover of a song by Jon Bon Jovi of the same name, or a cover of Johnny Cash's "I Talk to Jesus Every Day". It is registered on PPL Repertoire.
On August 1, 2020, the "Alternate Final" version of the song leaked in full, confirming it to be an original song by Del Rey. On August 9, 2020, the final version of the song leaked.
Cross-references[edit | edit source]
- Christmas is also mentioned in "Be My Daddy", "Pin Up Galore" and "Trash Magic".
- Alabama is mentioned in "Pin Up Galore" and the demo of "Trash Magic".
- References to trailer parks are also found in "Backfire" and "Yayo", amongst many other songs.
- The Bible is also mentioned in "Tulsa Jesus Freak" and "Cruel World".
- Jesus is also mentioned in "Tulsa Jesus Freak", "Diet Mountain Dew" and "Body Electric".
- Del Rey also mentions her boyfriend in "Brooklyn Baby" and "Tired of Singing the Blues".
- True love is also mentioned in "Ultraviolence", "Off to the Races" and "True Love on the Side".
- The post-chorus (i.e. the "ooh-ooh ooh" part) is also used in the song "American".
- The colours black and blue both are also mentioned in "Get Free" and "Hundred Dollar Bill".
Official versions[edit | edit source]
Similarly to "Summertime Sadness", there are 2 "final" versions of the song - a regular final and a version called the "alternate final". Both versions leaked in August 2020. There is also a demo version of the song, recorded prior to the aforementioned final versions. The demo currently remains unleaked.
- Final version — 5:43
- Alternate final — 6:04
Lyrics[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- ISRC: GBUM71402113