LISTEN: Lana Del Rey – ‘West Coast’

Enigmatic singer-songwriter LANA DEL REY has revealed ‘West Coast’, the first track to be taken from her upcoming album Ultraviolet.

Speaking about the new record, Del Rey says

[quote style=’1′ cite=”] “The record is finished and it’s beautiful – it’s so wrong and exquisite. It is absolutely gorgeous – darker than the first.[/quote]

The track was co-written with Rick Nowels, whose previous credits include Del Rey’s Great Gatsby track ‘Young and Beautiful’ and ‘Summertime Sadness’, as well as Dido’s ‘White Flag’ and Santigold’s ‘Shooting Arrows At the Sky’ (taken from the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack).

You can listen to the track above. ‘West Coast’ is released on May 18th via Polydor Records.

Adrienne Law

Soundcheck's Content Editor. Music Lover, box set addict and compulsive reader.