Due for release on 10 August, the intoxicating new cut from Lana’s upcoming Honeymoon album nevertheless surfaced on the web earlier today, two days ahead of its planned launch.
High By The Beach sees the enchanting New York chanteuse lamenting yet another relationship breakdown, and seeking solace in substance abuse by the seaside.
“You can be a bad motherfucker but that don’t make you a man,” she declares in a thoroughly satisfying lyrical kiss off aimed at the man who wronged her, before unsurprisingly concluding with her usual understated melodrama, “we won’t survive – we’re sinking in to the sand…”
This is the best thing LDR has done for a while and prepare to find the earworming chorus lodged in your brain for some time to come.
Check out the official audio below.