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|artist = Lana Del Rey
 
|artist = Lana Del Rey
 
|written = [[Lana Del Rey]]
 
|written = [[Lana Del Rey]]
|producer = [[James Dring]]<br>[[Jody Street]]
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|producer = [[The Rural]]
 
|recorded = 2010
 
|recorded = 2010
|time = 3:10
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|time = 3:10<br><small>(See [[#Official versions|official versions]])</small>
 
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}}"'''Us Against the World'''"is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey]]. It was recorded in 2010 and leaked on December 20, 2012. The song was written and produced by Del Rey, [[James Dring]] and [[Jody Street]].
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"'''Us Against the World'''" is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey]]. It was recorded in 2010 and produced by [[The Rural]].
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==Background==
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Del Rey uploaded the song to her defunct SoundCloud profile on March 22, 2010, alongside other songs "[[On Our Way (song)|On Our Way]]", "[[Hundred Dollar Bill (song)|Hundred Dollar Bill]]", "[[Velvet Crowbar (song)|Velvet Crowbar]]", "[[Kinda Outta Luck (song)|Kinda Outta Luck]]" and "[[You Can Be the Boss (song)|You Can Be the Boss]]".<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20100530082249/http://soundcloud.com/lanadelrey Lanadelrey. (2010) Lana Del Rey on SoundCloud. ''Wayback Machine''<nowiki>. [Access Date: September 22, 2017]</nowiki>]</ref>
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After being deleted from SoundCloud, the song leaked on December 20, 2012. The full instrumental surfaced online on August 13, 2016. Two vocal outtakes leaked on March 6, 2017. A snippet of an a cappella demo and a snippet of an acoustic demo of the song also leaked at different times. On June 5, 2017, a vocal outtake of the song was leaked.
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On [[2017/July#July 27|July 27, 2017]], during an Instagram livestream, Del Rey mentioned that the song was amongst her favorite unreleased songs, which she wanted to release sometime in the future.
   
 
==Live performances==
 
==Live performances==
Del Rey performed this song in the opening day of the [[Endless Summer Tour]] alongside the other unreleased songs "[[Serial Killer (song)|Serial Killer]]" "[[You Can Be the Boss (song)|You Can Be the Boss]]".<ref>[https://twitter.com/QualityLana/status/59638886742439117 Lana Del Rey News (@QualityLana). ""Us Against The World" soundcheck in Texas! #EndlessSummerTour" May 7, 2015. ''Twitter''. [Access Date: May 7, 2015[<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref><ref>[https://instagram.com/p/2XbugfQkv4/ Williams, Dane. (2015) "Warming up for the #EndlessSummerTour @lanadelrey @blake_lee @mrbironic". ''Instagram''. [Access date May 7, 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref><ref>[https://twitter.com/LDReyGlobal/status/596169308494958593 Lana Del Rey Global (@LDReyGlobal). "You Can Be The Boss." May 7, 2015. ''Twitter''. [Access Date: May 7, 2015[<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref>
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Del Rey performed the song several times as part of the setlist for the 2015 [[Endless Summer Tour]]. The first performance was on the first date on [[2015/May#May 7|May 7]] in The Woodlands, Texas, alongside the other unreleased songs "[[Serial Killer (song)|Serial Killer]]" and "[[You Can Be the Boss (song)|You Can Be the Boss]]".<ref>[https://twitter.com/QualityLana/status/596388867424391170 Lana Del Rey News (@QualityLana). ""Us Against The World" soundcheck in Texas! #EndlessSummerTour" May 7, 2015. ''Twitter''<nowiki>. [Access Date: May 7, 2015]</nowiki>]</ref><ref>[https://instagram.com/p/2XbugfQkv4/ Williams, Dane. (2015) "Warming up for the #EndlessSummerTour @lanadelrey @blake_lee @mrbironic". ''Instagram''. [Access date May 7, 2015<nowiki>]</nowiki>]</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfjokADvuis Ldr Fansite. (2015) "Lana Del Rey rehearsing "You Can Be The Boss" for the Endless Summer Tour". ''YouTube''<nowiki>. [Access Date: June 10, 2017]</nowiki>]</ref>
   
 
==Cross-references==
 
==Cross-references==
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*Cola is referenced in many other songs such as "[[Serial Killer (song)|Serial Killer]]" and the [[Cola (song)|song of the same name]].
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*Getting high is referenced in many other songs, such as "[[Born to Die (song)|Born to Die]]".
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*Being the "queen of New York" is also mentioned in "[[Summer Of Sam (song)|Summer of Sam]]", "[[Old Money (song)|Old Money]]" and "[[Party Girl (song)|Party Girl]]".
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*The title is referenced to in the lyrics of "[[Back to tha Basics (song)|Back to tha Basics]]".
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*The chorus is almost identical to the one in "[[Party Girl (song)|Party Girl]]".
   
*"[[Cola (song)|Cola]]" is referenced in many other songs such as "[[Serial Killer (song)|Serial Killer]]".
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== Official versions ==
*"Getting high" is referenced in many other songs such as "[[Born to Die (song)|Born to Die]]".
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* Studio version 3:10
*Being the "Queen of New York" is also mentioned in "[[Summer Of Sam (song)|Summer of Sam]]", "[[Old Money (song)|Old Money]]" and "[[Party Girl (song)|Party Girl]]".
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* Unmastered instrumental version 3:14
   
 
==Lyrics==
 
==Lyrics==
 
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What do you need to get high for,
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What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
When your baby's so die for?
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Quit your job, let's make a ride for it
Quit your job let's make a ride for it.
 
   
If you want it supersize,
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If you want it supersize, I can do that for ya
I can do that for you.
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If you want it double fries, I can do that for ya
If you want it double fries,
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If you want a good surprise, I can do that for ya
I can do that for you.
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If you won't believe your eyes, I can do that for ya
   
If you wanna good surprise,
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What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
I can do that for you.
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Quit your job, let's make a ride for
If you won't believe your eyes,
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It's us against the world
I can do that for you.
 
   
What do you need to get high for,
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If you want a cola, I can make it colder
When your baby's so die for?
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If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
Quit your job let's make a ride for,
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And if you want the queen of New York
It's us against the world.
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Then you better call me, call me
   
If you want a cola,
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If you want some dirty lies, I can do that for ya
I can make it colder.
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Watch me dance for other guys, I can do that for ya
If you want a bad girl,
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Tell you everything's alright, I can do that for ya
Nobody's bolder.
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Never ever leave your side, I can do that for ya
And if you want the Queen,
 
Of New York then you,
 
Better call me, call me.
 
 
If you want some dirty lies,
 
I can do that for you.
 
Watch me dance for other guys,
 
I can do that for you.
 
 
Tell you everythin's alright,
 
I can do that for you.
 
Never ever leave your side,
 
I can do that for you.
 
   
 
What do I need to get high for?
 
What do I need to get high for?
There ain't no reason to cry for.
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There ain't no reason to cry for
Quit your job, let's make a life,
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Quit your job, let's make a life
Boy, it's us against the world.
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Boy, it's us against the world
   
If you want a cola,
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If you want a cola, I can make it colder
I can make it colder.
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If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
If you want a bad girl,
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And if you want the queen of New York
Nobody's bolder.
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Then you better call me, call me
And if you want the Queen,
 
Of New York then you,
 
Better call me, call me.
 
   
Lights, lights,
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Lights (lights), sights (sights)
Sights, sights.
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Buy me Coca-Cola in the middle of the night
Buy me Coca Cola,
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Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah
In the middle,
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Lights (lights), sights (sights)
Of the night.
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Buy me Coca-Cola in the middle of the night
Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah.
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Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah
   
Lights, lights,
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What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
Sights, sights.
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Quit your job, let's make a ride for
Buy me Coca Cola,
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It's us against the world
In the middle,
 
Of the night.
 
Ah-ah, ah-ah.
 
   
What do you need to get high for,
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If you want a cola, I can make it colder
When your baby's so die for?
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If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
Quit your job let's make a ride for,
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And if you want the queen of New York
It's us against the world.
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Then you better call me, call me
   
If you want a cola,
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If you want a cola, I can make it colder
I can make it colder.
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If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
If you want a bad girl,
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And if you want the queen of New York
Nobody's bolder.
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Then you better call me, call me
And if you want the Queen,
 
Of New York then you,
 
Better call me, call me.
 
 
If you want a cola,
 
I can make it colder.
 
If you want a bad girl,
 
Nobody's bolder.
 
And if you want the Queen,
 
Of New York then you,
 
Better call me, call me.
 
 
</poem>
 
</poem>
 
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
 
[[Category:Songs]]
 
[[Category:Songs]]
 
[[Category:Unreleased songs]]
 
[[Category:Unreleased songs]]
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[[Category:Endless Summer Tour songs]]

Latest revision as of 05:00, January 20, 2020

Unreleased
Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Lana Del Rey
Producer(s) The Rural
Recorded 2010
Length 3:10
(See official versions)
From Unreleased Logo

"Us Against the World" is an unreleased song by Lana Del Rey. It was recorded in 2010 and produced by The Rural.

BackgroundEdit

Del Rey uploaded the song to her defunct SoundCloud profile on March 22, 2010, alongside other songs "On Our Way", "Hundred Dollar Bill", "Velvet Crowbar", "Kinda Outta Luck" and "You Can Be the Boss".[1]

After being deleted from SoundCloud, the song leaked on December 20, 2012. The full instrumental surfaced online on August 13, 2016. Two vocal outtakes leaked on March 6, 2017. A snippet of an a cappella demo and a snippet of an acoustic demo of the song also leaked at different times. On June 5, 2017, a vocal outtake of the song was leaked.

On July 27, 2017, during an Instagram livestream, Del Rey mentioned that the song was amongst her favorite unreleased songs, which she wanted to release sometime in the future.

Live performancesEdit

Del Rey performed the song several times as part of the setlist for the 2015 Endless Summer Tour. The first performance was on the first date on May 7 in The Woodlands, Texas, alongside the other unreleased songs "Serial Killer" and "You Can Be the Boss".[2][3][4]

Cross-referencesEdit

Official versions Edit

  • Studio version — 3:10
  • Unmastered instrumental version — 3:14

LyricsEdit

What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
Quit your job, let's make a ride for it

If you want it supersize, I can do that for ya
If you want it double fries, I can do that for ya
If you want a good surprise, I can do that for ya
If you won't believe your eyes, I can do that for ya

What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
Quit your job, let's make a ride for
It's us against the world

If you want a cola, I can make it colder
If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
And if you want the queen of New York
Then you better call me, call me

If you want some dirty lies, I can do that for ya
Watch me dance for other guys, I can do that for ya
Tell you everything's alright, I can do that for ya
Never ever leave your side, I can do that for ya

What do I need to get high for?
There ain't no reason to cry for
Quit your job, let's make a life
Boy, it's us against the world

If you want a cola, I can make it colder
If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
And if you want the queen of New York
Then you better call me, call me

Lights (lights), sights (sights)
Buy me Coca-Cola in the middle of the night
Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah
Lights (lights), sights (sights)
Buy me Coca-Cola in the middle of the night
Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah

What do you need to get high for when your baby's so to die for?
Quit your job, let's make a ride for
It's us against the world

If you want a cola, I can make it colder
If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
And if you want the queen of New York
Then you better call me, call me

If you want a cola, I can make it colder
If you want a bad girl, nobody's bolder
And if you want the queen of New York
Then you better call me, call me

ReferencesEdit

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