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'''"When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing"''' is a song by [[Lana Del Rey|Lana Del Rey.]] It was co-written with [[Rick Nowels]] and [[Dean Reid]]. It is featured as the eleventh track on Del Rey's upcoming fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album, [[Lust for Life (album)|''Lust for Life'']].
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'''"When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing"''' is a song by [[Lana Del Rey|Lana Del Rey.]] It was co-written and produced with [[Rick Nowels]], [[Dean Reid]] and [[Kieron Menzies]]. It is featured as the eleventh track on Del Rey's upcoming fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album, [[Lust for Life (album)|''Lust for Life'']].
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
In an interview featured in ''Flaunt'' magazine that was released on May 15, 2017, Del Rey stated that the song has political themes, similarly to "[[God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It (song)|God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It]]". However, she fears that it will not be well received by the public and was unsure whether to include it or not:
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During an interview featured in ''Flaunt'' magazine that was released on May 15, 2017, Del Rey stated that the song has political themes, similarly to "[[God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It (song)|God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It]]". However, she fears that it will not be well received by the public and was unsure whether to include it or not:
   
 
<blockquote>“Well, I have a song that’s quite aware about the collective worry, about whether this is the end of an era. It’s called “When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing.” But I actually went back and forth about keeping it on the record, because I didn’t want it there if it would make people feel worse instead of better. It’s not apathetic. The tone of the production is very dark, and doesn’t lead to a fucking happy feeling. And the question it poses: Is this the end of America, of an era? Are we running out of time with this person at the helm of a ship? Will it crash? In my mind, the lyrics were a reminder not to shut down or shut off, or just don’t talk about things. It was more like stay vigilant and keep dancing. Stay awake.”</blockquote>In an interview for ''V'' magazine, Del Rey confirmed that the track is included on the album.
 
<blockquote>“Well, I have a song that’s quite aware about the collective worry, about whether this is the end of an era. It’s called “When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing.” But I actually went back and forth about keeping it on the record, because I didn’t want it there if it would make people feel worse instead of better. It’s not apathetic. The tone of the production is very dark, and doesn’t lead to a fucking happy feeling. And the question it poses: Is this the end of America, of an era? Are we running out of time with this person at the helm of a ship? Will it crash? In my mind, the lyrics were a reminder not to shut down or shut off, or just don’t talk about things. It was more like stay vigilant and keep dancing. Stay awake.”</blockquote>In an interview for ''V'' magazine, Del Rey confirmed that the track is included on the album.

Revision as of 00:37, July 16, 2017

Lust for Life
Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Lana Del Rey
Rick Nowels
Dean Reid
Producer(s) Lana Del Rey
Rick Nowels
Kieron Menzies
Dean Reid
Length 4:35
From Lfllogo
Single(s) "Love"
"Lust for Life"
"Summer Bummer"
"Groupie Love"
Promotional single(s) "Coachella - Woodstock in My Mind"
Lust for Life track listing
"God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It" "Beautiful People Beautiful Problems"

"When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing" is a song by Lana Del Rey. It was co-written and produced with Rick Nowels, Dean Reid and Kieron Menzies. It is featured as the eleventh track on Del Rey's upcoming fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album, Lust for Life.

Background

During an interview featured in Flaunt magazine that was released on May 15, 2017, Del Rey stated that the song has political themes, similarly to "God Bless America - And All the Beautiful Women In It". However, she fears that it will not be well received by the public and was unsure whether to include it or not:

“Well, I have a song that’s quite aware about the collective worry, about whether this is the end of an era. It’s called “When the World Was At War We Kept Dancing.” But I actually went back and forth about keeping it on the record, because I didn’t want it there if it would make people feel worse instead of better. It’s not apathetic. The tone of the production is very dark, and doesn’t lead to a fucking happy feeling. And the question it poses: Is this the end of America, of an era? Are we running out of time with this person at the helm of a ship? Will it crash? In my mind, the lyrics were a reminder not to shut down or shut off, or just don’t talk about things. It was more like stay vigilant and keep dancing. Stay awake.”
In an interview for V magazine, Del Rey confirmed that the track is included on the album.

Lyrics

[Snippet]:
Across the pond
Girls don't forget your curls
And all of your corsets
Memorize them in a little song

Shake it up, throw your hands up and get loose
Cut a rug, lean into the fucking youth
Choreo...


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