February 12, 2018

Musings: 100 x Lana Del Rey Lyrics for Your Instagram Captions

Lana Del Rey is one of my all-time favourite artists of the past few years. I remember writing about her on this blog way back in 2012 and I am so glad she’s stuck around. Her music and whole essence has a cinematic quality to it and deals with America, glamour, the blues and interesting relationships. Her lyrics are descriptive, bold, unusual and bring a visual realm to her songs.

Unlike my Drake IG caption post, there are actually 100 lyrics below… 

  1. Lost but now I am found (Born to Die)
  2.  Heaven is a place on earth with you (Video Games)
  3. You’re so Art Deco, out on the floor
    Shining like gun metal, cold and unsure
    Baby, you’re so ghetto
    You’re looking to score (Art Deco)
  4. Time after time, writing my lines
    Having my baby there next to me
    It’s so sweet, pouring you a drink (Groupie Love)
  5.  He doesn’t mind I have a Las Vegas past, he doesn’t mind I have a LA crass (Off to the Races)
  6. Boys, don’t forget your toys
    And take all of your money
    If you find you’re in a foreign land
    Boys, don’t make too much noise
    And don’t try to be funny
    Other people may not understand (When The World Was At War We Kept Dancing)
  7. Mon amour, sweet child of mine,
    You’re divine.
    Didn’t anyone ever tell you
    It’s OK to shine? (Bel Air)
  8. Packing all my things for the summer
    Lying on my bed it’s a bummer
    Cause I didn’t call when I got your number
    But I liked you a lot (White Mustang)
  9. All I wanna do is get high by the beach
    Get high by the beach, get high
    All I wanna do is get by by the beach
    Get by baby, baby, bye, bye (High By The Beach)
  10. He’s got the fire and he walks with fame,
    He’s got the fire and he talks with fame. (Sad Girl)
  11. Putting on my music while I’m watching the boys (Music To Watch Boys To)
  12. There are violets in your eyes
    There are guns that blaze around you
    There are roses in between my thighs and fire that surrounds you
    It’s no wonder every man in town had neither fought nor found you (Honeymoon)
  13. You gonna hit me like a lightning (White Mustang)
  14. Even walking alone, I’m not worried
    I feel your arms all around me (arms around me)
    In the air on the streets of the city
    Feels like I am free
    It’s got me thinking (God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It)
  15. Pink flamingos always fascinated me
    I know what only the girls know
    Hoes with lies akin to me (Music To Watch Boys To)
  16. Love, is it real love?
    It’s like smiling when the firing squad’s against you
    And you just stay lined up (Cherry)
  17. Down on the West Coast they got a sayin’
    “If you’re not drinkin’ then you’re not playin’.”
    But you’ve got the music, you’ve got the music in you, don’t you? (West Coast)
  18. No one even knows what life was like
    Now I’m in LA and it’s paradise (Radio)
  19. Hello, heaven, you are a tunnel-lined
    With yellow lights on a dark night (Yayo)
  20. The other woman enchants her clothes with French perfume
    The other woman keeps fresh cut flowers in each room
    There are never toys that’s scattered everywhere (The Other Woman)
  21. We both know that it’s not fashionable to love me
    But you don’t go cause truly there’s nobody for you but me (Honeymoon)
  22. Baby’s all dressed up with nowhere to go
    That’s the little story of the girl you know (Carmen)
  23. I got my red dress on tonight
    Dancing in the dark in the pale moonlight
    Done my hair up real big beauty queen style
    High heels off, I’m feeling alive (Summertime Sadness)
  24. Hip-hop in the summer
    Don’t be a bummer, babe (Summer Bummer)
  25. I’m smoking while I’m runnin’
    This town and you better believe it, honey
    I’m laughing as I’m taking my prisoners
    And taking down names
    I’m crying while I’m gunning
    In the smoke they can hear me coming
    If you were me, and I was you
    I’d get out of my way (In My Feelings)
  26. Sometimes it feels like I’ve got a war in my mind
    I want to get off but I keep riding the ride
    I never really noticed that I had to decide
    To play someone’s game or live my own life (Get Free)
  27. Every Saturday night I get dressed up to ride for you, baby
    Cruising down the street on Hollywood and Vine for you, baby
    I drive fast, wind in my hair, I push you to the limits ’cause I just don’t care (Burning Desire)
  28. Take me as I am
    Don’t see me for what I’m not
    Only you can hear me tonight
    Keep your light on, babe (God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It)
  29. I even think I found God
    In the flash bulbs of the pretty cameras,
    Pretty cameras, pretty cameras (Without You)
  30. My rose garden dreams, set on fire by fiends
    And all my black beaches (are ruined) (Cherry)
  31. You make me crazy, you make me wild
    Just like a baby, spin me ’round like a child
    Your skin so golden brown
    Be young, be dope, be proud
    Like an American (American)
  32. Slippin’ on my dress in soft filters
    Everybody said you’re a killer, but I
    Couldn’t stop the way I was feeling that day
    Your record dropped (White Mustang)
  33. Swimming pool glimmering darling (Off to the Races)
  34. All my friends tell me I should move on, I’m lying in the ocean, singing your song (Dark Paradise)
  35. I need you to come here and save me (Off to the Races)
  36. Carmen, Carmen, staying up til morning
    Only seventeen, but she walks the streets so mean (Carmen)
  37. They say that the world was built for two, only worth living if somebody is loving you (Video Games)
  38. I don’t belong in the world
    That’s what it is (13 Beaches)
  39. White lights and black beaches
    Miles in between us
    Is this love or lust or some game on repeat? (Summer Bummer)
  40. Don’t be afraid of me, don’t be ashamed.
    Walking away from my soft resurrection.
    Idol of roses, iconic soul. I know your name.
    Lead me to war with your brilliant direction. (Bel Air)
  41. Get that cigarette smoke out of my face
    You’ve been wasting my time while you’re taking what’s mine (In My Feelings)
  42. Loving me is all you need to feel
    Like I do
    We could slow dance to rock music
    Kiss while we do it
    Talk ’til we both turn blue (Freak)
  43. I said real love, it’s like feeling no fear
    When you’re standing in the face of danger (Cherry)
  44. In the ballroom of my mind
    Across the county line (13 Beaches)
  45. Put me onto your black motorcycle
    50’s baby doll dress for my “I do”
    It only takes two hours to Nevada
    I wear your sparkle, you call me your mama (Yayo)
  46. Take another drag turn me to ashes
    Ready for another lie? (Diet Mountain Dew)
  47. Look at you, kids, with your vintage music
    Comin’ through satellites while cruisin’
    You’re part of the past, but now you’re the future
    Signals crossing can get confusing (Love)
  48. Roses, Bel Air, take me there,
    I’ve been waiting to meet you.
    Palm trees in the light,
    I can see late at night. (Bel Air)
  49.  Money is the reason we exist, everybody knows it, it’s a fact, kiss, kiss (National Anthem)
  50. And every time we hook up
    I know what you’re thinking of (Groupie Love)
  51. My cherries and wine, rosemary and thyme
    And all of my peaches (are ruined) (Cherry)
  52. Summer’s meant for loving and leaving
    I was such a fool for believing that you
    Could change all the ways you’ve been living
    But you just couldn’t stop (White Mustang)
  53. I drive fast, wind in my hair, I push you to the limits ’cause I just don’t care
    I’ve got a burning desire for you, baby
    I’ve got a burning desire (Burning Desire)
  54. Now my life is sweet like cinnamon
    Like a f*cking dream I’m living in (Radio)
  55. My boyfriend’s back
    And he’s cooler than ever
    There’s no more night
    Blue skies forever (Lust for Life)
  56. White lights and black beaches
    And blood red sangrias
    We traveled for weeks
    Just to escape your demons (Summer Bummer)
  57. She laughs like God, her mind’s like a diamond (Carmen)
  58. Young thing on the downtown scene
    Rolling around at night
    Got things, that have yet to be seen
    Like your rapper’s delight
    A little party never hurt no one, that’s why it’s alright
    You want in, but you just can’t win
    So you stay in the lights (Art Deco)
  59. Baby, if you wanna leave
    Come to California
    Be a freak like me, too
    Screw your anonymity (Freak)
  60. Kiss me hard before you go, summertime sadness, I just wanted you to know that baby you the best (Summertime Sadness)
  61. When you talk it’s like a movie and you’re making me
    Crazy –
    Cause life imitates art
    If I get a little prettier can I be your baby?
    You tell me, “life isn’t that hard” (Gods and Monsters)
  62. It took thirteen beaches to find one empty
    But finally it’s mine (13 Beaches)
  63. Lived on the dark side of the American dream (Without You)
  64. There she was my new best friend
    High heels in her hands, swayin’ in the wind
    While she starts to cry, mascara runnin’ down her little Bambi eyes:
    “Lana, how I hate those guys.” (This is What Makes Us Girls)
  65. I fall asleep in an American flag
    I wear my diamonds on skid row
    I pledge allegiance to my dad
    For teaching me everything he knows (Cola)
  66. I waited for you
    In the spot you said to wait
    In the city, on a park bench
    In the middle of the pouring rain
    ‘Cause I adored you
    I just wanted things to be the same
    You said to meet me out there tomorrow
    But tomorrow never came
    Tomorrow never came (Tomorrow Never Came)
  67. Elvis is my daddy, Marilyn’s my mother,
    Jesus is my bestest friend.
    We don’t need nobody
    ‘Cause we got each other,
    Or at least I pretend. (Body Electric)
  68. There’s no more chasing rainbows
    And hoping for an end to them
    Their arches are illusions
    Solid at first glance (Get Free)
  69. I hear the birds on the summer breeze,
    I drive fast, I am alone in midnight
    Been tryin’ hard not to get into trouble,
    But I, I’ve got a war in my mind (Ride)
  70. Come on, baby, let’s ride
    We can escape to the great sunshine.
  71. Every now and then the stars align
    Boy and girl meet by the great design
    Could it be that you and me are the lucky ones? (Lucky Ones)
    I know your wife, that she wouldn’t mind (Cola)
  72. Walking through the city streets, is it by mistake or design? (Born to Die)
  73. Come and take a walk on the wild side, let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain… you like your girls insane (Born to Die)
  74. You got that medicine I need
    Fame, Liquor, Love give it to me slowly
    Put your hands on my waist, do it softly
    Me and God, we don’t get along so now I sing (Gods and Monsters)
  75. ‘Cause we’re the masters of our own fate
    We’re the captains of our own souls
    There’s no way for us to come away
    ‘Cause boy we’re gold, boy we’re gold
    And I was like… (Lust for Life)
  76. You were sorta punk rock, I grew up on hip-hop, but you fit me better than my favourite sweater (Blue Jeans)
  77. Everybody told me love was blind
    Then I saw your face and you blew my mind (Lucky Ones)
  78. Whitman is my daddy, Monaco’s my mother,
    Diamonds are my bestest friend.
    Heaven is my baby, suicide’s her father,
    Opulence is the end. (Cola)
  79. And I could put on the radio
    To our favorite song
    Lennon and Yoko
    We would play all day long
    Isn’t life crazy, I said
    Now that I’m singing with Sean
    Whoa, oh oh (Tomorrow Never Came)
  80. You’re in the bar, playing guitar
    I’m trying not to let the crowd next to me (Groupie Love)
  81. Lay me down tonight in my diamonds and pearls
    Tell me something naïve ’bout your favourite girl. (F*cked My Way to the Top)
  82. Down on the West Coast, they got their icons
    Their silver starlets, their Queens of Saigons
    And you’ve got the music, you’ve got the music in you, don’t you? (West Coast)
  83. I will love you ‘til the end of time, I would wait a million years, promise you’ll remember you’re mine, baby can you see through the tears (Blue Jeans)
  84. Lick me up and take me like a vitamin
    ‘Cause my body’s sweet like sugar venom oh yeah (Radio)
  85. The prettiest in crowd that you had ever seen
    Ribbons in our hair and our eyes gleamed mean
    A freshmen generation of degenerate beauty queens
    And you know something? (This is What Makes Us Girls)
  86. Ours a love I held tightly
    Feeling the rapture grow
    Like a flame burning brightly (Blue Velvet)
  87. Climb up the H
    Of the Hollywood sign, yeah
    In these stolen moments
    The world is mine (duwop, duwop) (Lust for Life)
  88. This is my commitment
    My modern manifesto
    I’m doing it for all of us
    Who never got the chance (Get Free)
  89. Key lime and perfume and festivals
    Taking our dreams, turning them to things
    It’s like magic, babe, isn’t life wonderful? (Groupie Love)
  90. I’m smoking while I’m runnin’ on my treadmill
    But I’m coming up roses
    Could it be that I fell for another loser (In My Feelings)
  91. No more skipping rope, skipping heart beats with the boys downtown
    Just you and me feeling the heat even when the sun goes down (Lolita)
  92. I’m tired of feeling like I’m f*cking crazy
    I’m tired of driving ’til I see stars in my eyes
    All I’ve got to keep myself sane, baby
    So I just ride, I just ride (Ride)
  93. Caught up in my dreams and forgetting
    I’ve been acting like Armageddon ’cause you
    Held me in your arms just a little too tight
    That’s what I thought (White Mustang)
  94. Lay me down tonight, Riviera girls. (F*cked My Way to the Top)
  95. Well, my boyfriend’s in a band
    He plays guitar while I sing Lou Reed
    I’ve got feathers in my hair
    I get down to Beat poetry
    And my jazz collection’s rare
    I can play most anything
    I’m a Brooklyn baby
    I’m a Brooklyn baby (Brooklyn Baby)
  96. Drive fast, I can almost taste it now
    L.A., I don’t even have to fake it now
    You were like so sick, everybody said it
    You were way ahead of the trend, g-get it (American)
  97. I get ready, I get all dressed up
    To go nowhere in particular
    It doesn’t matter if I’m not enough
    For the future or the things to come
    ‘Cause I’m young and in love
    I’m young and in love (Love)
  98. Making love while I’m making good money
    Sobbin’ in my cup of coffee
    ‘Cause I fell for another loser (In My Feelings)
  99. Blue is the color of the planet from the view above
    Long live our reign, long live our love
    Green is the planet from the eyes of a turtle dove
    ‘Til it runs red, runs red with blood (Beautiful People Beautiful Problems)
  100. Tell me I’m your National Anthem

Sugar, sugar, how now

Take your body down town

Red, white, blue is in the sky

Summer’s in the air and

Baby, heaven’s in your eyes (National Anthem)

What are your favourite Lana Del Rey songs?

Char xo

Please note, these gifs have been sourced from GIPHY, they do not belong to me. These lyrics belong to Lana Del Rey too, so please don’t sue me… 

11 responses to “Musings: 100 x Lana Del Rey Lyrics for Your Instagram Captions”

  1. Aquileana says:

    My favorite singer… What a glorious post! <3

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  6. Faye Jessica says:

    Lana lyrics are by far the best and they’re always a go to for captions. What a great post!

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