"Methamphetamines" (also known as "Meth Love") is an unreleased song by Lana Del Rey. It was recorded around 2006 and leaked on October 14, 2012.
The song was ripped from a video Del Rey uploaded and no producer is known.
The song contains samples of interviews with Elvis Presley. The song's main melody comes from Nino Rota's "What Is a Youth" (AKA "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet"). In a track by track commentary of Ultraviolence, Del Rey stated that the song's concept was reused for "Old Money".
There is an alternate version of the song titled "Meth Love" which currently remains unleaked.
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Background and descriptionEdit
Del Rey made a homemade music video for the song in 2008 that featured clips of Del Rey herself singing along to the song, and clips of American rockstar Elvis Presley.
- Coney Island is mentioned in "Off to the Races" and many other songs.
- Meth is referenced in "American", among many other songs.
- The melody from the song is reused in "Old Money".
- Pink flamingos are also mentioned in "Music to Watch Boys To" and "Trash Magic".
- The Jersey Shore is also mentioned in "Dangerous Girl" and "Heartshaped Chevrolet".
- The 1950s are mentioned in "Hollywood's Dead" and "Marilyn Monroe".
- The colour blue is mentioned in many Del Rey's songs, some of which are "Old Money", "Freak" and "Color Blue".
- The ocean is also mentioned in the demo version of "Kill Kill".
- Palms are mentioned in "Jump" and "Freak".