Lana Del Rey is off to the races with her new project.
Officially christened ‘Norman F*cking Rockwell,’ the songbird’s album has been confirmed for a 2019 hatching.
Last week she debuted taster offering ‘Mariners Apartment Complex’ and today she follows up with ‘Venice Bitch.’
Arriving in the form a near 10-minute visual, the Jack Antonoff production simultaneously premiered on Apple Music‘s Beats1 Radio.
Check it out below…
Of ‘Venice,’ Rey told host Zane Lowe:
“I played it for my managers and I was like, “Yeah, I think this is the single I want to put out.” And they were like, “It’s 10 minutes long. Are you kidding me? It’s called ‘Venice Bitch.’” Like, “Why do you do this to us? Can you make a three minute normal pop song?” I was like, “Well, end of summer, some people just wanna drive around for 10 minutes get lost in some electric guitar.”
She added about its parent album, the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Lush Life’:
“Working with Jack [Antonoff], I was in a little bit of a lighter mood because he was so funny. So the title track is called “Norman F*cking Rockwell,” and it’s kind of about this guy who is such a genius artist but he thinks he’s the shit and he knows it and he won’t shut up talking about it. So often I ended up with these creative types or whatever and, you know, they just go on and on about themselves, and I’m like, Yeah, yeah. But there’s a little bit of merit to it also. They are so good. I just like the title track so much that I was like, OK, I definitely want the record to also be called that.”