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<blockquote>"I've been writing for the last fifteen months and I guess I started out thinking that the whole record was gonna have sort of a 50s/60s feeling, with some kind Shangri-Las and early Joan Baez influences, but I don't know as the climate kept on getting more heated politically, I found lyrically everything was just directed towards that. Because of that the sound just got really updated and I felt like it was more wanting to talk to the younger side of the audience that I have. I guess it's a little more socially aware. It has kind of a global feeling."<ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evfwhn/live/cvfbj5?ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter&ns_campaign=bbc_live&ns_linkname=58b0143de4b07f8d679fe57c%26%0A%20%20%20%20Lana%20Del%20Rey%20on%20new%20single%20Love%20and%20joining%20forces%20with%20Miles%20Kane%0A%20%20%26&ns_fee=0#post_58b0143de4b07f8d679fe57c Geoghegan, Kev & Glynn, Paul (February 24, 2017) "Lana Del Rey on her new single 'Love' and joining forces with Miles Kane". BBC Music. [Access date: February 24, 2017<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref></blockquote>
 
<blockquote>"I've been writing for the last fifteen months and I guess I started out thinking that the whole record was gonna have sort of a 50s/60s feeling, with some kind Shangri-Las and early Joan Baez influences, but I don't know as the climate kept on getting more heated politically, I found lyrically everything was just directed towards that. Because of that the sound just got really updated and I felt like it was more wanting to talk to the younger side of the audience that I have. I guess it's a little more socially aware. It has kind of a global feeling."<ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evfwhn/live/cvfbj5?ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter&ns_campaign=bbc_live&ns_linkname=58b0143de4b07f8d679fe57c%26%0A%20%20%20%20Lana%20Del%20Rey%20on%20new%20single%20Love%20and%20joining%20forces%20with%20Miles%20Kane%0A%20%20%26&ns_fee=0#post_58b0143de4b07f8d679fe57c Geoghegan, Kev & Glynn, Paul (February 24, 2017) "Lana Del Rey on her new single 'Love' and joining forces with Miles Kane". BBC Music. [Access date: February 24, 2017<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref></blockquote>
   
During an interview with BBC Radio 1 on [[2017/May#May 27|May 27, 2017]], Del Rey described the sound of the record by saying it 'jumps around a lot' and that "It mixes a more acoustic sound to a heavier beatsy darker sound that's similar to ''[[Born to Die (album)|Born to Die]]''". Del Rey's producer [[Rick Nowels]] called it her most diverse sounding album to date, saying: "There's hip-hop, piano songs, acoustic guitar songs, psychedelia".<ref>[http://ew.com/music/2017/07/14/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-behind-the-scenes/ Feeney, Nolan (July 14, 2017). "Lana Del Rey Lust for life: Inside the making of her bright, hopeful LP". ''Entertainment Weekly''.]</ref>
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During an interview with BBC Radio 1 on [[2017/May#May 27|May 27, 2017]], Del Rey described the sound of the record by saying it 'jumps around a lot' and that "It mixes a more acoustic sound to a heavier beatsy darker sound that's similar to ''[[Born to Die (album)|Born to Die]]''". Del Rey's producer [[Rick Nowels]] called it her most diverse sounding album to date, saying: "There’s hip-hop, piano songs, acoustic guitar songs, psychedelia".<ref>[http://ew.com/music/2017/07/14/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-behind-the-scenes/ Feeney, Nolan (July 14, 2017). "Lana Del Rey Lust for life: Inside the making of her bright, hopeful LP". ''Entertainment Weekly''.]</ref>
   
 
''Lust for Life'' features recurring trap rhythms, classic rock references, "sepia-toned" orchestral backings, and Del Rey singing with a "hip-hop affectation".<ref>[http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/7873902/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-album-of-the-week Payne, Chris (July 21, 2017). "Album of the Week: Lana Del Rey's 'Lust for Life' Is Her Most Lana Del Rey Album Yet". ''Billboard''.]</ref> ''The Daily Telegraph'' stated that the album "lets a bit of light into the darkness of Del Rey's moody past works," noting that "there's a sense of heightened drama in punchy Phil Spector style sixties back beats and the way the heavy timpani criss-crosses with echoing digital trap beats, all swathed in a gauzy haze of Shangri Las style girl group harmonies." ''The Guardian'' described the album's sound as "sleek contemporary-sounding soundscapes,"<ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/jul/21/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-album-review Gibsone, Harriet (July 21, 2017). "Lana Del Rey: Lust for Life review – in a luxurious league of her own". ''The Guardian''.]</ref> ''The A.V. Club'' praised its modern simplicity, noting that "its beats are subtle hip-hop twitches or electro-pop swells, with percussion redolent of faraway fireworks booms or mellifluous melodic washes."<ref>[http://www.avclub.com/review/lust-life-lana-del-rey-envisions-slightly-brighter-258493 Zaleski, Annie (July 24, 2017). "On ''Lust For Life'', Lana Del Rey envisions a slightly brighter future". ''The A.V. Club''.]</ref>
 
''Lust for Life'' features recurring trap rhythms, classic rock references, "sepia-toned" orchestral backings, and Del Rey singing with a "hip-hop affectation".<ref>[http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/7873902/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-album-of-the-week Payne, Chris (July 21, 2017). "Album of the Week: Lana Del Rey's 'Lust for Life' Is Her Most Lana Del Rey Album Yet". ''Billboard''.]</ref> ''The Daily Telegraph'' stated that the album "lets a bit of light into the darkness of Del Rey's moody past works," noting that "there's a sense of heightened drama in punchy Phil Spector style sixties back beats and the way the heavy timpani criss-crosses with echoing digital trap beats, all swathed in a gauzy haze of Shangri Las style girl group harmonies." ''The Guardian'' described the album's sound as "sleek contemporary-sounding soundscapes,"<ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/jul/21/lana-del-rey-lust-for-life-album-review Gibsone, Harriet (July 21, 2017). "Lana Del Rey: Lust for Life review – in a luxurious league of her own". ''The Guardian''.]</ref> ''The A.V. Club'' praised its modern simplicity, noting that "its beats are subtle hip-hop twitches or electro-pop swells, with percussion redolent of faraway fireworks booms or mellifluous melodic washes."<ref>[http://www.avclub.com/review/lust-life-lana-del-rey-envisions-slightly-brighter-258493 Zaleski, Annie (July 24, 2017). "On ''Lust For Life'', Lana Del Rey envisions a slightly brighter future". ''The A.V. Club''.]</ref>
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