- This article is about the unreleased song produced by Peter Ibsen. For the song from Born to Die, see Dark Paradise (song). For the EP, see Paradise (EP). For other uses, see Paradise (disambiguation).
"Paradise" is an unreleased song by Lana Del Rey. It was recorded in 2011 and leaked on September 25, 2012.
Background[edit | edit source]
The track was recorded in the same sessions as "Serial Killer" and the second and third demo of "This Is What Makes Us Girls" in March of 2011. Despite the title, the song was not intended for the Paradise EP and the song was actually recorded during the Born to Die sessions.
Live performances[edit | edit source]
Music video[edit | edit source]
An official music video for the song is registered on ISRC, but no further details are known about it and it remains unreleased.
Cross-references[edit | edit source]
- "Pouring rain" is also mentioned in "Born to Die" and "Tomorrow Never Came".
- The theme of paradise also appears in "Every Man Gets His Wish", "Dark Paradise", "Television Heaven", "Velvet Crowbar" and "Coca Colla".
- Vanilla ice cream is also mentioned in "Dynamite" and "Cola", while ice cream is mentioned in "Carmen", "Salvatore" and "Venice Bitch".
- The feeling of being "alive again" is also described in "Hollywood" and "Carmen".
- Del Rey remarks "oh my God" in "Heroin", "Summertime Sadness", "The Blackest Day" and "When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing".
- Being "free and fun" is similar to a lyric from "Caught You Boy".
Lyrics[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- APRA|AMCOS title search lists "Paradise" as an alias of "Dark Paradise" (APRA ID: GW42208736)
- APRA|AMCOS listing for "Paradise" (APRA ID: GW48069697)
- ISRC Code: UKBTB1100004 LANA DEL REY Paradise Peter Ibsen 2011 Video