[Song] The Greatest – Lana Del Rey

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Let us check the answers of the last episode:

1. pain     2. alright

Today I want to share The Greatest with you.


This song is written by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey. The track was released as the second promotional single from her sixth studio album, Norman Fucking Rockwell! on August 22, 2019.

Lyrically, she sings about missing the “good old days” in her relationship and the world in general, but further expressing frustrations with how the world has changed. The singer makes numerous pop culture references including David Bowie`s song “Life on Mars“, Instagram live streams, Beach Boys, the destructive effects of the 2018 California wildfires, etc.


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I miss Long Beach and I miss you, babe
I miss dancing with you the most of all
I miss the bar where the Beach Boys would go
Dennis’s last stop before Kokomo

Those nights were on fire
We couldn’t get higher
We didn’t know that we had it all
But nobody warns you before the fall

And I pray that you stay
Don’t leave, I just need a                (3 words missing)
I’m facing the greatest
The greatest loss of them all
The culture is lit and I had a ball
I guess I’m signing off after all

I miss New York and I miss the music
Me and my friends, we miss                 (3 words missing)
I want shit to feel just like it used to
And, baby, I was doing nothing the most of all

The culture is lit and if this is it, I had a ball
I guess that I’m burned out after all

Oh, and I’m wasted
Don’t leave, I just need a wake-up call
I’m facing the greatest
The greatest loss of them all
The culture is lit and I had a ball
I guess that I’m burned out after all

If this is it, I’m signing off
Miss doing nothing, the most of all
Hawaii just missed that fireball
L.A. is in flames, it’s getting hot
Kanye West is blond and gone
“Life on Mars” ain’t just a song
Oh, the live stream’s almost on

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