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Poll: What are your favourite songs on Ultraviolence? (585 member(s) have cast votes)

What are your favourite songs on Ultraviolence?

  1. Cruel World (220 votes [7.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.04%

  2. Ultraviolence (231 votes [7.39%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.39%

  3. Shades Of Cool (229 votes [7.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.33%

  4. Voted Brooklyn Baby (295 votes [9.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.44%

  5. West Coast (266 votes [8.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.51%

  6. Sad Girl (176 votes [5.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.63%

  7. Pretty When You Cry (167 votes [5.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.34%

  8. Voted Money Power Glory (206 votes [6.59%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.59%

  9. Voted Fucked My Way Up To The Top (176 votes [5.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.63%

  10. Voted Old Money (270 votes [8.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.64%

  11. The Other Woman (99 votes [3.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.17%

  12. Voted Black Beauty (210 votes [6.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.72%

  13. Guns and Roses (57 votes [1.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.82%

  14. Voted Florida Kilos (277 votes [8.86%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.86%

  15. Is This Happiness (117 votes [3.74%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.74%

  16. Voted Flipside (129 votes [4.13%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.13%

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#961 OFFLINE   Lovesick

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Posted 27 December 2016 - 05:31 PM

Lana herself has emphasized before how important The Other Woman is in closing the overall narrative of the album / story. 

Where did she say that? 


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 01:21 AM

Cruel World perfectly introduces the listener to the journey on Ultraviolence
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Posted 28 December 2016 - 01:24 AM

Idk why this is being upped but slé still the best album ever made


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#964 OFFLINE   West Coast

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 01:48 AM

I don't know how many times I have to tell you hoes Cruel World is a MASTERPIECE and I will not have this slander!!


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 02:16 AM

The Other Woman and Guns and Roses can choke. Cruel World is amazing. Sad Girl is her magnum opus. Money Power Glory is a masterpiece. Flipside is the greatest closer.

I will not stand for the slander of any UV track (except TOW and GAR of course)


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#966 OFFLINE   DominicMars

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 04:31 AM

The Other Woman (with Summer Wine & Gooobye Kiss) are my top 3 covers from LDR.

I love the production but I don't think it necessarily needs to be the final song because I love the b sides more than some album tracks

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 10:16 AM

The other woman it's the only good cover she ever made. Bye
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Posted 28 December 2016 - 08:27 PM

Where did she say that? 

 

I found this on songfacts.com:

 

Del Rey purposely chose to close her Ultraviolence album with this track to tie in with its loose theme of young women falling for older powerful men. She told Radio.com:

"I put so much time in putting a narrative to the track listing together, and then I'm so stupid because I should just know that it's totally gonna be disregarded because I just set myself up. Let me put it this way, every track that I put on there and every track name and the order that it's in tells a story that is important to me."

 

"In my mind, the narrative for this record ends with the last track, not the bonus deluxe stuff, all that business," she added. "It ends with the cover of Nina Simone's 'The Other Woman.' And without even really saying more about that, the decision to end with a cover of a jazz song and the content within that, it's kind of telling in its own way."

 

As nice as the bonus tracks are, I agree with this sentiment strongly. Ultraviolence was my first second "Lana" experience (after hearing 'Cola'), and as a prog rock fan I was hoping and expecting the Endless Summer Tour to have fully revolved around the album. 


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Posted 29 December 2016 - 04:26 AM

Guns and Roses is only good for intelligent listeners
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Posted 29 December 2016 - 07:28 AM

Guns and Roses is only good for intelligent listeners
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whats so intelligent about it? she chants "he loves guns and roses" a billion times over an uninspired and boring instrumental.

other lana songs have double meanings and open interpretations. but this song is entirely about one thing: her boyfriend listens to guns and roses.

she couldve saved us the trouble and put that one line in a verse of another song and call it a day

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Posted 29 December 2016 - 07:53 AM

Why do y'all hate The Other Woman? :defeated:  Her vocals are flawless and just perfect.  :flutter:  One of my favorites on UV   :worship: Cruel world is amazing. My favorite on the album, one of my favorites Lana has ever put out. :oprah: Never liked Guns and Roses though   :wtf:  The instrumental and her vocals are boring and nothing special  :oprah3: MPG and UV are only okay. Some of the tracks i never really cared for. All the other tracks as well are absolutely flawless and completely display the obvious reasons why UV is her best album  :smile:  


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Posted 29 December 2016 - 12:11 PM

Back in 2014, I didn't really like Cruel World and Pretty When You Cry, but over time, they became my favorite songs on Ultraviolence.  :flutter: 

The Other Woman was also a bit hard for me to get into, but it is indeed the perfect closer for the standard album.

Money Power Glory is kind of a filler in my opinion and Guns And Roses just... exists, it's nothing special. The only one I still don't like is Is This Happiness.

 

Imagine Lana had put, say, Fine China on Ultraviolence and everybody on Lanaboards would have begged for Guns And Roses to leak.  :thumb3:


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Posted 02 January 2017 - 02:31 PM

the more i listen to the uv leaks, the more i'm glad she changed it all at the last minute. i mean they're quite boring compared to what we got. jfk and angels forever are good, but the others  :toofunny: fine china has some of her best lyrics but the production is realy uninspired 

 

Why do y'all hate The Other Woman? :defeated:  Her vocals are flawless and just perfect.  :flutter:  One of my favorites on UV

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 02:56 PM

For me it's either West Coast, This Is Happiness, of Flipside. I chose Flipside though!
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Posted 02 January 2017 - 05:58 PM

whats so intelligent about it? she chants "he loves guns and roses" a billion times over an uninspired and boring instrumental.

other lana songs have double meanings and open interpretations. but this song is entirely about one thing: her boyfriend listens to guns and roses.

she couldve saved us the trouble and put that one line in a verse of another song and call it a day

Although repetitive, I enjoy the verses and bridge. I do skip the song a lot, but I love the melody!

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 06:11 PM

Aside from the singles, Flipside is my favorite. The guitar adds a sad vibe, it makes me tear up.
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#977 OFFLINE   delley

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 09:13 AM

Now this guy reacted to Ultraviolence


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Posted 04 January 2017 - 09:15 AM

@delley And?

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 09:19 AM

@delley And?


When he reacted to BTD few people wanted him to react to other albums so I am just letting them know ;)
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Posted 04 January 2017 - 07:56 PM

Now this guy reacted to Ultraviolence
https://youtu.be/Oy5ye4aDzKo

daddy. also, he made me see UV in a light that i never did before
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