Lana Del Rey - Ride lyrics

September 25, 2012

Indie pop chanteuse Lana del Rey releases the song "Ride" as the first single from "Born to Die: Paradise Edition", the re-release of her debut album, scheduled to drop in stores on November 12 via Insterscope Records! Written by Lana, and Justin Parker, "Ride" is a melodramatic pop ballad where once again Ms Del Rey shows off her amazing raspy deep vocals against a hunting instrumentation.


Lana Del Rey "Ride" lyrics

I been out on that open road
But you can be my full time daddy, white and gold
Singing blues has been getting old
But you can be my full time baby, hot or cold

Don’t break me down, I been travelling too long
I been trying too hard, with one pretty song

I hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast
I am alone at midnight
Been trying hard not to get into trouble but I
I’ve got a war in my mind
So I just ride
Just ride


Dying young and playing hard
That’s the way my father made his life and art
Drink all day and we talk till dark
That’s the way the road dogs do it - light ‘til dark

Don’t leave me now, don’t say goodbye
Don’t turn around leave me high and dry

I hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast
I am alone at midnight
Been trying hard not to get into trouble but I
I’ve got a war in my mind
So I just ride
Just ride

I’m tired of feeling like I’m f*cking crazy
I’m tired of driving ‘til I see stars in my eyes
It’s all I’ve got to keep myself sane, baby
So I just ride, I just ride

Hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast
I am alone at midnight
Been trying hard not to get into trouble, but I, I’ve
Got a war in my mind
I just ride
Just ride



Songwriters: Grant, Elizabeth / Parker, Justin.
© EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.

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