"Patent Leather Do-Over" is the first poem released by Lana Del Rey from her second poetry book Behind the Iron Gates - Insights from an Institution. The spoken word poem is accompanied by music from Jack Antonoff.
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- Sylvia Plath is also mentioned in "Hope Is a Dangerous Thing for a Woman like Me to Have – but I Have It" and the poem "Bare Feet on Linoleum".
- The ocean is also mentioned in "Bentley", demo of "Kill Kill" and the poem "LA Who Am I to Love You".
- Being barefoot is also referenced in "Axl Rose Husband" and the poem "Bare Feet on Linoleum".
- Leather is also mentioned in "Freak", "Greenwich" and "Off to the Races", among many other songs.
- Peace is also mentioned in the song of the same name and "Yes to Heaven".
- References to television also appear in "TV in Black & White" and "Television Heaven", among many others.
- Violet is mentioned in the poem "Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass".
- Marilyn is referenced in "Marilyn Monroe", "Body Electric" and the song of the same name.
- The sea is also mentioned in "Queen of Disaster", "Get Free" and "Yes to Heaven".
- Del Rey mentions dyeing her hair a dark colour in "Black Beauty".
- Linen is also mentioned in "Fine China" and "Fucked My Way Up to the Top".
- Lace is also mentioned in "Elvis" and "Go Go Dancer".
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