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Summertime Sadness
Lana Del Rey Lyrics


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Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you're the best

I got my red dress on tonight
Dancing in the dark in the pale moonlight
Done my hair up real big, beauty queen style
High heels off, I'm feeling alive

Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
Telephone wires above are sizzlin' like a snare
Honey, I'm on fire, I feel it everywhere
Nothing scares me anymore (one, two, three, four)

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you're the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh-oh-oh

I'm feelin' electric tonight
Cruising down the coast goin' 'bout 99
Got my bad baby by my heavenly side
I know if I go, I'll die happy tonight

Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
Telephone wires above are sizzlin' like a snare
Honey, I'm on fire, I feel it everywhere
Nothing scares me anymore (one, two, three, four)

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you're the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh-oh-oh

Think I'll miss you forever
Like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky
Later's better than never
Even if you're gone, I'm gonna drive, (drive) drive

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh-oh-oh

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you're the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh-oh-oh

Overall Meaning

"Summertime Sadness" by Lana Del Rey is a melancholic yet romantic track that perfectly depicts the end of summer feelings. The lyrics start with Del Rey urging her lover to kiss her hard before leaving her. She then admits that she has summertime sadness and that her lover is the best. In the chorus, Del Rey repeats the lyrics "I got that summertime, summertime sadness," which indicates that the sadness is linked to summertime. The second verse opens with Del Rey describing her appearance, which signifies the care she has taken to prepare for a night out. She then reveals that she is feeling electrified and cruising down the coast with her lover. She notes that her lover is her "bad baby" and that she will die happy tonight if she goes.


The chorus is then repeated, with Del Rey saying goodbye to her lover, seemingly forever. She draws an analogy between her emotions and the morning sky. Just like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky, Del Rey declares that she will miss her lover forever. However, Del Rey ultimately promises to keep going through life, driving forward, even after her lover is gone. Ultimately, "Summertime Sadness" is a powerfully emotive track that mixes feelings of melancholy, euphoria, and romanticism, taking the listener on an evocative journey.


Line by Line Meaning

Kiss me hard before you go
I want you to love me passionately before you leave


Summertime sadness
Even though it's summer, I feel sad inside


I just wanted you to know
I want to express my feelings


That baby, you're the best
You are the most amazing person


I got my red dress on tonight
I am dressed in a stunning red dress


Dancing in the dark in the pale moonlight
I am dancing in the dark under the moon's light


Done my hair up real big, beauty queen style
I styled my hair like a beauty queen


High heels off, I'm feeling alive
I feel free and alive without my high heels on


Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
I sense something exciting in the atmosphere


Telephone wires above are sizzlin' like a snare
The sound of wires is like a sizzle and a snare drum


Honey, I'm on fire, I feel it everywhere
I feel passionate and alive everywhere


Nothing scares me anymore (one, two, three, four)
I am fearless and bold


I got that summertime, summertime sadness
I feel sad even though it's summertime


Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
A playful repetition of summertime sadness


Got that summertime, summertime sadness
A repeated expression of feeling sad in the summer


Oh, oh-oh-oh-oh
A vocalization to add emphasis to the previous lines


I'm feelin' electric tonight
I am feeling energetic and alive


Cruising down the coast goin' 'bout 99
I am driving down the coast at high speed


Got my bad baby by my heavenly side
I have my lover who is both sinful and angelic with me


I know if I go, I'll die happy tonight
If I die tonight, I will be content and satisfied


Think I'll miss you forever
I will always miss you


Like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky
I will miss you as much as the stars miss the sun when it's gone


Later's better than never
It's better to be late than never


Even if you're gone, I'm gonna drive, (drive) drive
Even if you leave me, I will keep going and moving forward




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Rick Nowels, Elizabeth Grant

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2. to conquer your fears
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5. to listen to music again
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7. to make new friends
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10. to adopt your own pet
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Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you the best

I got my red dress on tonight
Dancin' in the dark, in the pale moonlight
Done my hair up real big, beauty queen style
High heels off, I'm feelin' alive

Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
Telephone wires above are sizzlin' like a snare
Honey, I'm on fire, I feel it everywhere
Nothin' scares me anymore
(One, two, three, four)

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

I'm feelin' electric tonight
Cruisin' down the coast, goin' about 99
Got my bad baby by my heavenly side
I know if I go, I'll die happy tonight

Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
Telephone wires above are sizzlin' like a snare
Honey, I'm on fire, I feel it everywhere
Nothin' scares me anymore
(One, two, three, four)

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

Think I'll miss you forever
Like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky
Later's better than never
Even if you're gone, I'm gonna drive (drive), drive

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That baby, you the best

I got that summertime, summertime sadness
Su-su-summertime, summertime sadness
Got that summertime, summertime sadness
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh



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