The onslaught of Lana Del Rey leaks continues with the quirky, middle eastern-flavored “Maha Maha”. In the past week the pop gods have blessed us with “Black Beauty” and the acidic Lady Gaga diss-track “So Legit” but this is by far the strangest yet utterly intoxicating brew from the “Young & Beautiful” diva. Most likely a scrapped track from Born To Die, the experimental tune is an almost indecipherable mix of influences and obtuse lyrics.
“There’s something I have been withholding, I’m not like every other girl,” coos Lana before chanting in what sounds like Arabic (Note: I’m not a linguist!). Then things get really kooky. The 27-year-old sings about being supernatural against a wall of sitars and oriental beats. “Maha Maha” would have stood out like a sore thumb on the future movie star‘s debut album hence it missing the final tracklist. But that doesn’t make it bad. Just a wonderful curiosity from one of the most adventurous minds in popular music. Listen after the jump.
Is “Maha Maha” weird or wonderful? You be the judge in the comments below.