Find Your Freedom With Lana Del Rey

Why make a road trip mixtape when you have Lana Del Rey? The iconic starlet and alternative goddess is known for singing about what she knows most: freedom. Born in the Bronx, Lana has always been our "Queen of New York City / Brooklyn Baby / Coney Island Queen.' Yet she couldn't take what the downtown scene turned into. "What happened to New York?," she sings in her unreleased diss track 'So Legit.'
Del Rey escaped from her hometown to follow the American dream. She was nothing short of a poet, a singer, a star waiting to be noticed. So there she was in Florida, in Santa Monica, in Brooklyn, in Los Angeles, in Las Vegas, in the middle of nowhere. 
Her words and her spirit have inspired every artist, every muse, every soul. Next time you find yourself on the road, blast these released and unreleased songs by Lana and find your own freedom.
"Every night I used to pray that I’d find my people- and finally I did- on the open road. We have nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore- except to make our lives into a work of art.”

1. On Our Way

"Spin me round, kiss me in your Chevrolet."
Trusting someone with all you have so you never have to stress again is freedom.

2. There's Nothing to Be Sorry About

"I think of you on quiet nights, at traffic lights and every highway."
No longer having someone in your life but being okay with that is freedom.

3. Ride

"I drive fast, I am alone in the night. Been trying hard not to get into trouble but I got a war in my mind. So I just ride."
Making your life a work of art is freedom.

4. Paris

"Take me to paris, let's go there and never look back."
Living a non-stereotypical lifestyle is freedom.

5. American
"Drive fast, I can almost taste it now. LA, I don't even have to fake it now."
Believing that the American dream is still alive is freedom.

6. Lucky Ones

"If you stick with me, I can take you higher."
Leaving your past behind you is freedom.

7. Queen of the Gas Station
"Love casinos and neon reservations, but baby if you love me, take me to the gas station."
Believing in the kindness of strangers is freedom.

8. Driving In Cars With Boys

"I spent my whole life driving in cars with boys, riding round town, drinking in the white noise."
Making reality a fantasy is freedom.

9. Afraid

"We were just teenagers when we fell in love, driving in your fast car, looking at the stars above."
Feeling afraid but doing it anyways is freedom.

10. Radio
"Baby love me cause I'm playing on the radio. (How do you like me now?)"
Proving those who didn't believe in you wrong is freedom.

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