Lana Del Rey shares new song in response to mass shootings

Lana Del Rey’s “Looking For America” was premiered on IGTV.

August 06, 2019
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Lana Del Rey has shared a new song titled “Looking For America” via Instagram TV in response to the recent spate of mass shootings in America. In the video, recorded by Del Rey’s studio engineer, Jack Antonoff plays guitar while Del Rey sings. “In light of all of the mass shootings and the back to back shootings in the last couple of days which really affected me on a cellular level I just wanted to post this video that our engineer Laura took 20 minutes ago,” Del Rey wrote in the song’s caption. “I hope you like it. I’m singing love to the choruses I recorded this morning. I’m going to call it ‘Looking for America ‘“ Listen to the song below.

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Del Rey's new album Norman Fucking Rockwell is out this month. She'll also soon be releasing a cover of "Season of the Witch" for Guillermo Del Toro's new film.

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Lana Del Rey shares new song in response to mass shootings