Lana Del Rey
June 21, 1985 in New York
Lake Placid, New York, United States
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1985), known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter. Del Rey started songwriting at the age of 18 and signed her first recording contract with 5 Points Records in 2007, releasing her first digital album Lana Del Ray in January 2010. Del Rey bought herself out of the contract with 5 Points Records in April 2010. She signed a joint contract with Interscope, Polydor, and Stranger Records in July 2011. Del Rey released her second studio album Born to Die in January 2012. It debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200, and was the fifth best-selling album of 2012.
Thoughts on Songs with Lana Del Rey
2 years ago
personally, this reminds me of my mother- she's too busy being this 'perfect' woman and forgets about her kids whilst trying to keep everything in order, when my step-dad comes home, she puts on her makeup and dresses, and perfumes. cooks and cleans for him whilst he lounges, her kids never get attention 'there are never toys that's scattered everywhere', she's always working hard for him, but sadly. He got another wife. the other woman will never have his love to keep. what confuses me is- why is she still with him?
2 years ago
I really just think this song is an anthem on depression. I think she's is saying that she tried and tried to be happy, please others, get labels to sign her, etc. and eventually she gets to the point where she feels dead and it's all for nothing. And I think the line "let there be light" is referring to a supernatural light, a greater calling that she can't find in materialistic things.