Song of the Day #4,099: ‘hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but i have it’ – Lana Del Rey

Continuing my countdown of the songs on Lana Del Rey’s Norman Fucking Rockwell.

11. ‘The Next Best American Record’ – Re-listening to this song in order to write something here, I’m thinking it might be my favorite on the album. That’s how good this record is — a song outside of my top ten is in the conversation for the top spot. This one was reworked from a demo slated for her previous album, but wound up here in a new form.

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