"Tulsa Jesus Freak" (originally titled "White Hot Forever") is a song written by Lana Del Rey, which is featured on her seventh studio album and sixth major-label studio album, Chemtrails Over the Country Club.
When song was titled "White Hot Forever", it was rumored to be the title track for Del Rey's seventh studio album before the title was changed to Chemtrails Over the Country Club.
The song's title was first revealed on July 23, 2020 in an Instagram post by Del Rey herself.
On August 6, 2020 Del Rey posted a snippet of the track to her Instagram. After around a week, she archived the video but it's available on her Facebook page.
On December 18, 2020, it appeared on Shazam alongside the rest of the tracklist for Chemtrails Over the Country Club.
On March 26, 2021, the song was added to BBC Radio 1’s B-List playlist. On April 9, while the song played on BBC Radio 1, the broadcast was interrupted to announce the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The song stylistically has a high use of auto-tune in contrast with her discography.
- The word "freak" also appears in the song of the same title.
- Jesus is also mentioned in "I Talk to Jesus", "Diet Mountain Dew", "Cherry Blossom", "Body Electric" and "Mariners Apartment Complex"
- The Bible is also mentioned in "I Talk to Jesus", "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" and "Cruel World".
- The phrase "little piece of heaven" is also mentioned in "Backfire".
- The phrase "candle in the wind" also appears in "Mariners Apartment Complex" and "Yosemite".
- Gin is also mentioned in "Motel 6".
- The color white is mentioned in "White Dress" , "White Mustang" and "Blue Jeans".
- A ranch is also mentioned in "Dance Till We Die".
- Autotune is also used very heavily in “Birds of a Feather”.
- The phrase "God knows" also appears in "God Knows I Tried", "Blue Banisters" and "Pawn Shop Blues".
- Praying is also referenced in "Off to the Races".
- Lana Del Rey — songwriter, producer, vocals.
- Jack Antonoff — composer, producer, mixer, drums, guitar, percussion, strings, synthesizer.
- Laura Sisk — engineer, mixer.
- Chris Gehringer — mastering engineer.
- John Rooney — assistant recording engineer.
- Jon Sher — assistant recording engineer.