Lana Del Rey has released a raw, heart-wrenching and inquisitive song in response to the recent mass shootings in America. In less than 24 hours, two shootings claimed the lives of 31 innocents, something that affected the artist ‘on a cellular level’.
Released very simply straight to her Instagram, Looking for America comes in at three minutes and showcases live vocals and guitar along with layered choruses that were tracked earlier in the day.
Listen and watch below:
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Hi folks came back early from Montecito with my brother this morning and asked Jack Antonoff to come into town because I had a song on my mind that I wanted to write. Now I know I’m not a politician and I’m not trying to be so excuse me for having an opinion- but in light of all of the mass shootings and the back to back shootings in the last couple of days which really affected me on a cellular level I just wanted to post this video that our engineer Laura took 20 minutes ago. I hope you like it. I’m singing love to the choruses I recorded this morning. I’m going to call it ‘Looking for America ‘ @jackantonoff @sharp_stick