If you’re looking for the feel-good album of the summer, Lana Del Rey‘s Ultraviolencewill not be it, folks. But then, you already knew that, right? A sampler of all 11 tracks on the standard edition plus the three on the Deluxe has made its way online, which should be enough to whet the appetites — or at least provide some added June gloom — for LDR’s fans ahead of the LP’s release next week (June 17).
These things are always hard to judge when you’re just going off 20-to-30-second snippets, but right off the bat the Greg Kurstin-co-produced “Money Power Glory” sounds like an early favorite, as does the deluxe bonus track “Guns And Roses.” As for the rest, well, let’s just say that based on what you can hear, “West Coast” is one of the more “uplifting” numbers here, and there doesn’t seem to be any other breaks in the sadness, a la Born To Die‘s “National Anthem” and “Radio.”
Give a listen to the Ultraviolence album sampler below.
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