Rolling Stone‘s Rob Sheffield says Norman F * cking Rockwell (released August 30) has been long-awaited and even “more majestic than what the audience looks forward to for recreating dangerous hidden corners after a nap.” flashy American dreams. ” Pitchfork sheet rated 9.5 / 10 points for the album. On the Metacritic page, the album reached 88/100 points, the results are based on reviews from mainstream music magazines.
Pitchfork commented that the album fully depicts the United States in the past 50 years, containing many political and social messages. No longer the woman immersed in the love of loneliness, Lana Del Rey now sings about the pains of the country. She confided and expressed skepticism about modern America through a series of new songs.
‘Doing Time’ – Lana Del Rey
In Happiness is a butterfly, Lana likens happiness to the fragile butterfly wings that humans always try to catch. The girl in the bar in the middle of the night was no longer concerned about the loud, boisterous sounds. She was scared, fidgeting when she imagined that violence could happen anytime, anywhere. “If he is a serial killer. What could possibly happen to an injured girl?” (If he’s a serial killer, then what’s the worst / That can happen to a girl who’s already hurt? / I’m already hurt). However, the lyrical sympathizer also sympathized with the perpetrators of the crime: “Look deep into his eyes, I think he’s in great pain” (Looking into his eyes, I think he’s already hurt).
Doing Time was inspired by the horror film Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, released in 1958, about the influence of nuclear weapons on mankind. After being exposed to radiation, the main character Nancy is 15 meters high. Thanks to her large body, she easily revenge on the moon husband and his mistress. In the MV, Lana also transformed into a giant, walking on the coast of Los Angeles.