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It is the title track from Del Rey's fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album. The song was officially released as the second single from Lust for Life on April 19, The song was officially released worldwide on April 19,shortly after being premiered worldwide on BBC Radio 1.
In an interview with Courtney Love for Dazed magazine, Del Rey opened up about writing "Lust for Life" and stated that it was the first song she wrote for the album.
She loved the song but felt "it wasn't right", so while in process of finishing the song, Del Rey flew to Sweden to meet with Max Martin, who advised her to turn what had previously been a verse into the song's chorus. When Del Rey had returned to her main producer Rick Nowels, she felt like she really wanted The Weeknd sing the chorus, whom she is very close with and has worked with Used To Bad News - Boston - Dont Look Back. He "rewrote a little bit of it," but she still felt like it was missing something, so she "went back for a fourth time and layered it up with harmonies", and felt that she was finally happy with the song.
Upon release, "Lust for Life" was a success for Del Rey commercially. The track also peaked at 3 on the Worldwide iTunes Song Charts.
Composed in the key of E-flat major at a midtempo beats per minute, Idolator characterized "Lust for Life" as a "witchy dream pop" song,  as well as describing it as a breathtakingly ambitious track with "throwback to the wall of sound production of the '60s with the lush, beautiful harmonies associated with acts like The Shangri-Las".
It was performed at various other shows and in it was included as part of the setlist for the LA to the Moon D.I.S.C.O. (Lust For Life) (Remix) - Various - Dance Contact 5 . After releasing an official audio video for "Lust for Life" about a month prior, on May 14,Del Rey announced that an Make Up An Excuse - Hellbender - Con Limón music video for the song would be released soon, and on May D.I.S.C.O.
(Lust For Life) (Remix) - Various - Dance Contact 5 she posted a teaser featuring a clip of the video on social media. The official music video was uploaded to Del Rey's Vevo channel on May 22, The video kicks off with footage of outer space, and gradually zooms out from the center of Del Rey's eye to reveal Del Rey in a TV studio. She is wearing Hidden Danger - E-Craft - Electrocution red dress and performing simply choreographed moves with her two backup dancers, Alexandria Kaye and Ashley Rodriguezwho are in the background.
As the track moves into the chorus, Del Rey climbs up a ladder that leads her up the "H" of the famed Hollywood sign, where The Weeknd is there to pull her to the top.
The duo make the sign their playground, sitting on the edge of the letters and running all the way across, until Del Rey slides down the "D" and they both land in a field of orange flowers. To close the video, it zooms out to show the world illuminated with a large peace sign. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Contents [ show ]. Name Time 1.
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