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On July 30th, fans discovered the official title was "Love Song" after using Shazam to identify the snippet from Instagram.
 
On July 30th, fans discovered the official title was "Love Song" after using Shazam to identify the snippet from Instagram.
   
This was the first song to be recorded for ''[[Norman Fucking Rockwell! (album)|Norman Fucking Rockwell!]] ''as well as the song that made Del Rey want to collab with [[Jack Antonoff]] for the album.<ref>[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/arts/music/lana-del-rey-norman-rockwell-album.html ''New York Times'' - "Lana Del Rey on Trump, Kanye and the Right Time for a Protest Song"]</ref>
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This was the first song to be recorded for ''[[Norman Fucking Rockwell! (album)|Norman Fucking Rockwell!]]'' as well as the song that made Del Rey want to collaborate with [[Jack Antonoff]] for the album.<ref>[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/arts/music/lana-del-rey-norman-rockwell-album.html ''New York Times'' - "Lana Del Rey on Trump, Kanye and the Right Time for a Protest Song"]</ref>
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==Music video==
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Del Rey spoke about a possible music video for the track during an Instagram livestream on September 4, 2019. She said, "I feel like 'Love Song' is the kind of song you have to have a video for, to realize that it's kinda special—cause otherwise it's pretty stark." She continued she had an idea for it saying, "I'd like to paint it, like have a painted video, like a Monet that came to life."
   
 
==Cross-references==
 
==Cross-references==
 
*"In your car, I'm a star" alludes to the line "In the back of your car like a star" in "[[Is It Wrong (song)|Is It Wrong]]".
 
*"In your car, I'm a star" alludes to the line "In the back of your car like a star" in "[[Is It Wrong (song)|Is It Wrong]]".
 
*Del Rey sings about being in the backseat in "[[Happiness Is a Butterfly (song)|Happiness Is a Butterfly]]".
 
*Del Rey sings about being in the backseat in "[[Happiness Is a Butterfly (song)|Happiness Is a Butterfly]]".
*A party dress is mentioned in "[[Cruel World (song)|Cruel World]]", "[[Hundred Dollar Bill (song)|Hundred Dollar Bill]]" and "[[National Anthem (song)|National Anthem]]".
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*A party dress is mentioned in "[[Cruel World (song)|Cruel World]]", "[[Hundred Dollar Bill (song)|Hundred Dollar Bill]]", "[[National Anthem (song)|National Anthem]]" and "Summertime Sadness".
 
*Being a "mess" is also mentioned in "[[Cruel World (song)|Cruel World]]" and "[[Lolita (song)|Lolita]]".
 
*Being a "mess" is also mentioned in "[[Cruel World (song)|Cruel World]]" and "[[Lolita (song)|Lolita]]".
 
*Del Rey sings about being a star in earlier song "[[A Star for Nick (song)|A Star for Nick]]".
 
*Del Rey sings about being a star in earlier song "[[A Star for Nick (song)|A Star for Nick]]".
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In the car, in the car,
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In the car, in the car
 
In the backseat, I'm your baby
 
In the backseat, I'm your baby
 
We go fast, we go so fast, we don't move
 
We go fast, we go so fast, we don't move
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I'm a fucking mess but I
 
I'm a fucking mess but I
 
Oh, thanks for the high life
 
Oh, thanks for the high life
Baby, it's the best, that's a test
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Baby, it's the best, passed the test
 
And yes, now I'm here with you and I
 
And yes, now I'm here with you and I
   
Would like think that you would stick around
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Would like to think that you would stick around
 
You know that I just die to make you proud
 
You know that I just die to make you proud
 
The taste, the touch, the way we love
 
The taste, the touch, the way we love
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I'm a fucking mess but I
 
I'm a fucking mess but I
 
Oh, thanks for the high life
 
Oh, thanks for the high life
Baby, it's the best, that's a test
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Baby, it's the best, passed the test
 
And yes, now I'm here with you and I
 
And yes, now I'm here with you and I
   
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The taste, the touch, the way we love
 
The taste, the touch, the way we love
 
It all comes down to make the sound of our love song
 
It all comes down to make the sound of our love song
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</poem>}}
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==Credits==
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== Credits ==
 
;'''Personnel'''
 
;'''Personnel'''
 
* Lana Del Rey — production, songwriting, vocals
 
* Lana Del Rey — production, songwriting, vocals
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;'''Technical'''
 
;'''Technical'''
 
* Mastered at Sterling Sound
 
* Mastered at Sterling Sound
* Recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Los Angeles, United States / House of Breaking Glass, Seattle, United States
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* Recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Los Angeles, United States / Rough Customer Studio, New York, United States / House of Breaking Glass, Seattle, United States
 
* Mixed at Electric Lady Studios, New York, United States
 
* Mixed at Electric Lady Studios, New York, United States
   
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[[Category:Songs]]
 
[[Category:Songs]]
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[[Category:Released songs]]
 
[[Category:Norman Fucking Rockwell songs]]
 
[[Category:Norman Fucking Rockwell songs]]

Latest revision as of 10:20, May 9, 2020

NormanFuckingRockwell
Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Lana Del Rey
Jack Antonoff
Producer(s) Jack Antonoff
Lana Del Rey
Length 3:49
From Nfrlogo
Single(s) "Mariners Apartment Complex"
"Venice Bitch"
"Hope Is a Dangerous Thing for a Woman like Me to Have – but I Have It"
"Doin' Time"
"The Greatest" / "Fuck It I Love You"
Norman Fucking Rockwell track listing
"Doin' Time" "Cinnamon Girl"
"Love Song" (stylized in sentence case) is a song by Lana Del Rey. The song is featured on Del Rey's sixth studio album, Norman Fucking Rockwell!.

BackgroundEdit

Del Rey posted a snippet of the song to Instagram on January 1, 2019.[1] The untitled snippet was tentatively known as "In Your Car" by fans.

On July 30th, fans discovered the official title was "Love Song" after using Shazam to identify the snippet from Instagram.

This was the first song to be recorded for Norman Fucking Rockwell! as well as the song that made Del Rey want to collaborate with Jack Antonoff for the album.[2]

Music videoEdit

Del Rey spoke about a possible music video for the track during an Instagram livestream on September 4, 2019. She said, "I feel like 'Love Song' is the kind of song you have to have a video for, to realize that it's kinda special—cause otherwise it's pretty stark." She continued she had an idea for it saying, "I'd like to paint it, like have a painted video, like a Monet that came to life."

Cross-referencesEdit

LyricsEdit

In the car, in the car
In the backseat, I'm your baby
We go fast, we go so fast, we don't move
I believe in a place you take me
Make you real proud of your baby

In your car, I'm a star and I'm burnin' through you
In your car, I'm a star and I'm burnin' through you

Oh, be my once in a lifetime
Lying on your chest, in my party dress
I'm a fucking mess but I
Oh, thanks for the high life
Baby, it's the best, passed the test
And yes, now I'm here with you and I

Would like to think that you would stick around
You know that I just die to make you proud
The taste, the touch, the way we love
It all comes down to make the sound of our love song

Dream a dream, here's a scene
Touch me anywhere 'cause I'm your baby
Grab my waist, don't waste any part
I believe that you see me for who I am
So spill my clothes on the floor of your new car

Is it safe, is it safe, to just be who we are?
Is it safe, is it safe, to just be who we are?

Oh, be my once in a lifetime
Lying on your chest, in my party dress
I'm a fucking mess but I
Oh, thanks for the high life
Baby, it's the best, passed the test
And yes, now I'm here with you and I

Would like think that you would stick around
You know that I just die to make you proud
The taste, the touch, the way we love
It all comes down to make the sound of our love song

The taste, the touch, the way we love
It all comes down to make the sound of our love song

Credits Edit

Personnel
  • Lana Del Rey — production, songwriting, vocals
  • Jack Antonoff — production, songwriting, engineering, mixing, programming, electric guitar, keyboards, piano
  • Laura Sisk — engineering, mixing
  • Jonathan Sher — assistant engineering
  • Phillip Peterson — cello
  • Victoria Parker — violin
  • Chris Gehringer — mastering
  • Will Quinnell — assistant mastering
Technical
  • Mastered at Sterling Sound
  • Recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Los Angeles, United States / Rough Customer Studio, New York, United States / House of Breaking Glass, Seattle, United States
  • Mixed at Electric Lady Studios, New York, United States

ReferencesEdit

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