"Methamphetamines" 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".
- Coney Island is mentioned in "Off to the Races" and many other songs.
- Meth is referenced in "American" and 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".
Music video Edit
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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.