20 Best Lana Del Rey Songs

By Nico Gonzalez

There’s no doubt that Lana Del Rey is one of the most fascinating musicians of our time. With her dark, ethereal lyrics and unique sound, she has a style all her own. While some people may dismiss her as a one-hit wonder, those who take the time to listen to her music know there’s more to this girl than meets the eye.

These 20 songs are some of the best that mention Lana Del Rey, talk about her music, or feature her in the video. They show off the many sides of this enigmatic artist and provide a glimpse into what makes her so special. Whether you’re a fan of Lana or not, these songs are worth a listen!


Lust for Life – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Lust For Life (Official Video) ft. The Weeknd

Released in 2017, Lust for Life is Lana Del Rey’s fifth studio album. The album was a major success, reaching the top of the charts in countries like Australia, Canada, and the United States. The album also spawned several hit singles, including “Love”, “Lust for Life”, and “Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind”.

The title track of the album, “Lust for Life”, is a collaboration with The Weeknd and was released as a single in May 2017. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. The music video for the song was directed by Rich Lee and features both Lana and The Weeknd.

Love – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Love

The song “Love” by Lana Del Rey is a beautiful ballad about love and loss. The song talks about how love can be beautiful and perfect, but it can also be heartbreaking and devastating. Lana Del Rey sings about how she has been hurt by love in the past, but she still believes in its power. The song is a testament to the enduring power of love. Its lyrics are about being strong and going through all kinds of highs and lows in love.

Gods & Monsters – Lana Del Rey

In her song “Gods & Monsters,” Lana Del Rey sings about the dark and twisted side of Hollywood. She talks about how celebrities are worshipped like gods and monsters, and how they can be both beautiful and deadly. The song is a haunting look at the dark side of fame and fortune. Its lyrics are about how everyone watches you, waiting for you to lose it all, yet they still cheer you on.

Brooklyn Baby – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Brooklyn Baby (Official Audio)

The song “Brooklyn Baby” by Lana Del Rey is the perfect ode to New York City. In the song, she talks about how much she loves all of the different neighborhoods in Brooklyn, and how they’ve inspired her music. The lyrics are full of nostalgia and love for the city, and the song is a great reminder of why we all love New York City so much. Its lyrics are about how it’s not just a place to live, but rather, it’s a culture that you become part of.

Off to the Races – Lana Del Rey

Off to the Races is one of Lana Del Rey’s most popular songs. It’s about a relationship that is falling apart and she is trying to get away from it. The song is intense and full of emotion. Its lyrics are about the struggles of the relationship including love, life, drugs, and death. The focus is how there’s no stopping what is happening in their lives. There are several Lana references throughout the entire song that help set up why she wants to get away from it all.

Dark Paradise – Lana Del Rey

When Lana Del Rey released her album, Born to Die, in 2012, Dark Paradise was one of the singles from the record. The song was written by Lana and Rick Nowels. It’s about a relationship that has gone bad and how the protagonist is coping with it.

The music video for Dark Paradise was shot in black and white and features Lana walking around a deserted house and singing. She also shots a gun in one scene. The song was well-received by critics and reached the top 10 in Belgium, France, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Cruel World – Lana Del Rey

Cruel World is one of the best songs about Lana Del Rey. It talks about how she’s a victim of the world and how she’s been hurt by it. The song features Lana in the video, and it’s a great example of her talent as a singer and actress. Its lyrics are about how it’s a cruel world and how Lana is a victim of the world. It also talks about how everyone who meets her wants to use her, but she can’t keep trying to save people because that won’t change anything in life.

High By The Beach – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - High By The Beach

There’s no doubt that Lana Del Rey is one of the most intriguing musicians out there. With her ethereal voice and haunting lyrics, she’s captured the hearts of many. Her latest song, “High By The Beach,” is a perfect example of her unique sound.

The song is about escaping from the paparazzi and living a life of luxury. Lana sings about lying on the beach and watching the waves roll in. She talks about how she’s tired of all the drama and just wants to be free.

National Anthem – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - National Anthem

Lana Del Rey has always been known for her dark and mysterious lyrics. National Anthem is no exception. The song talks about the harsh realities of life in America and how people are desperate to escape it. Lana sings, “money is the reason we exist/ Everybody knows it, it’s a fact/ Kiss me on the mouth and set me free/ Money is the anthem of success.” The song is a commentary on the American dream and how it’s become a nightmare for many people.

West Coast – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - West Coast

The title track from her most recent album, “West Coast” is a beautiful ballad that talks about the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles. Lana sings about how the city never sleeps and how it’s a place where you can be anybody you want to be. Its lyrics are about the beauty, the highs and lows of living in this city. Many songs  have been written about this city, but few have captured the essence of Hollywood in the same way that Lana does with this song.

Shades of Cool – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Shades Of Cool

Shades of Cool is a song by Lana Del Rey, taken from her second studio album, Ultraviolence. The song was written by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels and Kieron Menzies. The song was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. The song was released as the album’s lead single on June 3, 2014.

The song is about an “ambitious young woman who is trying to make it in the city” and her love interest, who is a successful man. The woman in the song is “fascinated by the dark side of life and love”, but she also has a good side. The song is written in the third person point of view.

Doin’ Time – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Doin' Time (Official Music Video)

Doin’ Time is one of the most popular songs about Lana Del Rey. It was released in 2015 as part of the album Ultraviolence. The song was written by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, and Emile Haynie. The song is about a woman who is in prison and is thinking about her past relationships. She regrets the things she did and how they ended up hurting the people she loves. Its lyrics are about how she is in love with someone from prison and she has been waiting for him to come get her. The song received a lot of attention when it was released. 

Blue Jeans – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans

Blue Jeans is a song by Lana Del Rey that was released on October 9, 2012. It was the second single from her album Born to Die. The song received mixed reviews from music critics, who complimented the ballad’s production but criticized Del Rey’s vocals. However, the song reached the top of the charts in Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

The song’s accompanying music video was directed by Yoann Lemoine and stars Del Rey and model Bradley Soileau. It was filmed in Los Angeles and features scenes of Del Rey and Soileau in various settings, including a bar and a hotel room.

The Greatest – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Fuck it I love you / The greatest (Official Music Video)

The Greatest by Lana Del Rey is a beautiful song about love and loss. The lyrics are incredibly moving and the music is hauntingly beautiful. This is definitely one of Lana’s best songs and it’s sure to touch your heart. Its lyrics are about the pain that comes when you lose someone close to you, but not being able to cry. It talks about how the stars in the sky are never far away and someday everything will be okay again.

Ride – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Ride

Lana Del Rey’s Ride captures the excitement and recklessness of falling in love. It’s the perfect song to listen to when you’re feeling out of control and can’t help but surrender to your desires. With its haunting melody and lyrics, Ride is sure to leave a lasting impression. Many songs have been written about Del Rey, but which ones come closest to capturing the real essence of what Lana is all about? We’ve rounded up 20 of the best songs dedicated to the singer below.

Venice Bitch – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (Official Music Video)

Venice B*tch is one of the most popular songs by Lana Del Rey. It’s about a lost love and how she regrets losing him. The song is slow and haunting, with lyrics that will make you feel Lana’s pain. Its lyrics are about being in love with someone who doesn’t love you back, but you still want to be with them. Some people feel that the song is about Lana’s real life experiences with love.

Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Young and Beautiful (Official Music Video)

“Young and Beautiful” is one of Lana Del Rey’s most popular songs. It was released in 2013 as the lead single from the soundtrack to the film The Great Gatsby. The song was written by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, and producer Emile Haynie. “Young and Beautiful” was nominated for Best Original Song at the 86th Academy Awards, but it lost to “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.

Born to Die – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Born To Die (Official Music Video)

Born to Die is Lana’s debut album and it was released in 2012. The album has been a critical and commercial success, reaching the top of the charts in many countries. The album’s title track was released as the lead single and it became a global hit. The song talks about Lana’s experiences with love and fame. Its lyrics are about a doomed relationship and the chorus is as follows: ” Baby, I’m pre-jaded/ Love’s like a moving train/ And I’m stuck on this track again”.

Video Games – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Video Games

In her song “Video Games,” Lana Del Rey paints a mesmerizing and melancholic portrait of a love story that never was. The lyrics are poetic and introspective, drawing the listener into a beautiful and ethereal world. The song is about a relationship that is based on video games and fantasy, one that never becomes real. Lana reflects on the relationship and wonders what could have been if it had actually played out in the real world.

Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness (Official Music Video)

Summertime Sadness is one of Lana Del Rey’s most popular songs. It was released in 2012 as the fourth single from her album Born to Die. The song was written by Lana Del Rey, Justin Parker, and Rick Nowels. Some people have suggested that it is about her own depression, caused by summertime sadness – but this has not been confirmed.