Brooklyn Baby


Lana Del Rey

About the album Brooklyn Baby by Lana Del Rey

album Brooklyn Baby by Lana Del Rey“Brooklyn Baby” is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey for her third studio album, Ultraviolence (2014). It was written by Del Rey, and Barrie O’Neill, while production was handled by Dan Auerbach. The song was released on June 8, 2014, by Polydor Records and Interscope Records, as the fourth single from Ultraviolence.Miriam Coleman of Rolling Stone described Del Rey’s vocals as “breathy” an called the melody of the song “reminiscent of 1960s girl-group hits”. In the song, Del Rey pokes fun at the hipster subculture, referencing several cliches about them, Brooklyn, and Millennials. Del Rey said that she wrote the song with Lou Reed in mind. She was supposed to work with him and flew to New York City to meet him, but he died the day she arrived. He is referenced in the line “And my boyfriend’s in a band/ He plays guitar while I sing Lou Reed”. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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