UPDATE: Lana Del Rey has revealed a track list for her upcoming album, Honeymoon. Check it out below.
In the clip, Del Rey spots a helicopter hovering above her lavish beach mansion. She then begins restlessly moping around her sparse home, throwing herself onto her bed and listlessly flipping through a magazine. The helicopter then flies closer to the home and stays near her window. In the helicopter is a man with a camera, shooting photos of the singer.
After sadly posing for a few wind-blown photos, Del Rey then runs outside to the beach and pulls a large guitar case from beneath the rocks. She opens the case on her balcony to reveal a rusty machine gun and proceeds to shoot down the helicopter.
The location of the mansion — adjacent to a highway — is reminiscent of the opening scene from the lyric video for the title track off her upcoming album, “Honeymoon.” In that scene, Del Rey lounges in the grass near a highway watching a pick-up truck pull away.
Honeymoon follows up last summer’s Ultraviolence. While the title track seemed to follow in last year’s nostalgic, neo-noir themes, “High By the Beach” showcases more Valley of the Dolls, Sixties exploitation film vibes both sonically and visually.
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In an interview with Billboard in January, the singer revealed that the new album will be closer to Born to Die and Paradise. She also teased a cover of Nina Simone’s “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.”
Honeymoon Track List:
2. “Music to Watch Boys to”
3. “Terrence Loves You”
4. “God Knows I Tried”
5. “High by the Beach”
7. “Art Deco”
8. “Burnt Norton (Interlude)”
11. “The Blackest Day”
12. “24 Swan Song”
13. “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”