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|artist = Lana Del Rey
 
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|written = [[Lana Del Rey]]<br>Robert Logan<br>Ivor Guest
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|written = [[Lana Del Rey]]<br>[[Robert Logan]]<br>[[Ivor Guest]]
 
|producer = Robert Logan<br>Ivor Guest
 
|producer = Robert Logan<br>Ivor Guest
 
|recorded = 2008
 
|recorded = 2008
|time = 4:00<br>3:47 <small>(Demo)</small>
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|time = 4:00<br><small>(See [[#Official versions|official versions]])</small>
 
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}}"'''Strangelove'''" (or "'''Strange Love'''") is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey|Lana Del Rey.]] It was recorded in 2008 and co-written and produced by Robert Logan and Ivor Guest.
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"'''Strangelove'''" (or "'''Strange Love'''") is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey|Lana Del Rey.]] It was recorded in 2008 and co-written and produced by [[Robert Logan]] and [[Ivor Guest]].
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
. Two demos of the song exist, the first leaked August 12, 2013, then a final version of the track was discovered on April 26, 2015, although it had been available on Logan's SoundCloud since September 28, 2013.<ref>[https://soundcloud.com/robert-logan/strangelove "Strangelove" on SoundCloud. [Accessed: 26 April 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref>
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Two demos of the song exist, the first leaked August 12, 2013, then a final version of the track was discovered on April 26, 2015, although it had been available on Logan's SoundCloud since September 28, 2013.<ref>[https://soundcloud.com/robert-logan/strangelove "Strangelove" on SoundCloud. [Accessed: 26 April 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref>
   
 
The song was written and recorded in recording sessions with Del Rey, then sent to her afterwards, although the producers never heard anything back from her. According to Logan, the sessions were done in 2008 and they were enjoyable. The sound was part of his own experimentation which Del Rey was open to and quickly worked with. No other tracks were produced from the sessions.<ref>[http://41.media.tumblr.com/34f7b75ea360684226a3e3b653939a6e/tumblr_nnfhztEIjk1qerg8so1_500.png Robert Logan on creating "Strangelove". [Accessed: 26 April 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref>
 
The song was written and recorded in recording sessions with Del Rey, then sent to her afterwards, although the producers never heard anything back from her. According to Logan, the sessions were done in 2008 and they were enjoyable. The sound was part of his own experimentation which Del Rey was open to and quickly worked with. No other tracks were produced from the sessions.<ref>[http://41.media.tumblr.com/34f7b75ea360684226a3e3b653939a6e/tumblr_nnfhztEIjk1qerg8so1_500.png Robert Logan on creating "Strangelove". [Accessed: 26 April 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref>
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Due to the song being uploaded to SoundCloud in 2013, it was rumoured that the song was recorded / produced in 2013 as well but Logan simply uploaded an old song to his account, years after the recording.
   
 
== Cross-references ==
 
== Cross-references ==
 
* A black motorcycle is mentioned in "[[Yayo (song)|Yayo]]".
 
* A black motorcycle is mentioned in "[[Yayo (song)|Yayo]]".
* TV is mentioned in "[[Television Heaven (song)|Television Heaven]]" and "[[TV in Black & White (song)|TV in Black & White]]".
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* TV is mentioned in "[[Television Heaven (song)|Television Heaven]]", "[[TV in Black & White (song)|TV in Black & White]]", "[[Last Girl on Earth (song)|Last Girl on Earth]]", "[[Prom Song (Gone Wrong) (song)|Prom Song (Gone Wrong)]]" and "[[Greenwich (song)|Greenwich]]".
 
* Christmas is mentioned in "[[Smarty (song)|Smarty]]", "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]", "[[Pin Up Galore (song)|Pin Up Galore]]" and "[[Be My Daddy (song)|Be My Daddy]]".
 
* Christmas is mentioned in "[[Smarty (song)|Smarty]]", "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]", "[[Pin Up Galore (song)|Pin Up Galore]]" and "[[Be My Daddy (song)|Be My Daddy]]".
 
* The "edge of town" is referenced in "[[Hangin' Around (song)|Hangin' Around]]".
 
* The "edge of town" is referenced in "[[Hangin' Around (song)|Hangin' Around]]".
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* Del Rey asks her lover if she is what he is dreaming of in "[[Pretty When You Cry (song)|Pretty When You Cry]]".
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== Official versions ==
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* Final version — 4:00
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* Demo version — 3:47
   
 
==Lyrics==
 
==Lyrics==

Latest revision as of 14:53, April 20, 2020

Unreleased
Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Lana Del Rey
Robert Logan
Ivor Guest
Producer(s) Robert Logan
Ivor Guest
Recorded 2008
Length 4:00
(See official versions)
From Unreleased Logo

"Strangelove" (or "Strange Love") is an unreleased song by Lana Del Rey. It was recorded in 2008 and co-written and produced by Robert Logan and Ivor Guest.

BackgroundEdit

Two demos of the song exist, the first leaked August 12, 2013, then a final version of the track was discovered on April 26, 2015, although it had been available on Logan's SoundCloud since September 28, 2013.[1]

The song was written and recorded in recording sessions with Del Rey, then sent to her afterwards, although the producers never heard anything back from her. According to Logan, the sessions were done in 2008 and they were enjoyable. The sound was part of his own experimentation which Del Rey was open to and quickly worked with. No other tracks were produced from the sessions.[2]

Due to the song being uploaded to SoundCloud in 2013, it was rumoured that the song was recorded / produced in 2013 as well but Logan simply uploaded an old song to his account, years after the recording.

Cross-references Edit

Official versions Edit

  • Final version — 4:00
  • Demo version — 3:47

LyricsEdit

Final versionEdit

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

It's strange – the way we met
A desert road and then
My car had stopped and you pulled up
On your black motorcycle

You rode me to the bar
We danced all night under
The Christmas lights in the dark black night
With the lightning and the thunder

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

You took me to the edge
Of town – that's where you slept
You liked it best when no one else
Could find you or could bother

You bought us mint juleps
And kissed me on the lips
You held me tight in the TV light
And you said you never loved her

You have a dark heart, like mine
Things that you've seen and done time
Let me love you, let me touch you
Let me show you you'll be fine

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

You have a dark heart, like mine

Demo versionEdit

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

It's strange – the way we met
A desert road and then
My car had stopped and you pulled up
On your black motorcycle

You rode me to the bar
We danced all night under
The Christmas lights in the dark black night
With the lightning and the thunder

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

You took me to the edge
Of town – that's where you slept
You liked it best when no one else
Could find you or could bother

You bought us mint juleps
And kissed me on the lips
You held me tight in the TV light
And you said you never loved her

You have a dark heart, like mine
Things that you've seen and done time
Let me love you, let me touch you
Let me show you you'll be fine

Hey, stranger, my strange love
Could you be mine?
Am I what you're dreaming of?
Hey, stranger, my strange love
What makes you shine?
What makes you fall in love?

ReferencesEdit

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