"Living Legend" is a song by Lana Del Rey from her eighth studio album and seventh major-label studio album Blue Banisters. It was written and produced with her then-boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill in 2013.
On July 31, 2013, Del Rey posted on Facebook to her friend Jane Powers that she was her "main inspiration" and that she wrote a song for her called "Living Legend". Del Rey referenced the track again while thanking Powers at the end of the Ultraviolence booklet.
The full song leaked on July 27, 2020. An alternate mix labeled "Piano Track Version" leaked on October 3, 2020.
During an Instagram livestream on October 22, 2021, Del Rey revealed that the vocal bridge is an attempt to replicate a saxophone.
A snippet of the song's demo leaked on October 23, 2021.
- Brooklyn is also mentioned in "Brooklyn Baby" and "True Love on the Side".
- Heaven is also referenced in "Match Made in Heaven", "Yes to Heaven" and "You & Me". and in the poems "In the Hills of Benedict Canyon" and "Never to Heaven", among several others.
- Horses are also mentioned in "Fine China" and "When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing".
- The phrase "guns in the summertime" is also used in "Florida Kilos".
- The phrase "send me straight to Heaven" is similar to the phrase "you send me right to Heaven" from "Serial Killer".
- Album version — 4:01
- Unmastered version — 4:04
- Alternate mix — 4:07
- Lana Del Rey — songwriting, production, mixing, vocals
- Barrie-James O'Neill — songwriting, production, mixing, guitar, piano
- Adam Ayan — mastering