Lana Del Rey Shares New Bowie-Referencing Track, Reveals ‘Honeymoon’ Cover Art


Lana Del Rey may have announced her Honeymoon back in Januarybut all this time, we’ve only gotten hints as to where it’d take her. When she recently spoke to Zane Lowe to introduce the track “High by the Beach,” the DJ noted that it seemed she was in some ways returning to the hip-hop influences of her debut album, Born to Die. Del Rey’s just-released album covers for Honeymoon seem to reveal, at least aesthetically, that the upcoming LP (out September 18) does not see the artist straying far at all from her midcentury pastiche usual. (Though the Ultraviolence cover saw her getting her getting out of an old car, and Honeymoon sees her in one, so, you know, variation). Here’s the cover art:

And, in perhaps an even more Del Rey move than you could have ever imagined, there’s also an alternate album cover that’ll be sold exclusively at Urban Outfitters:

Along with the covers, she shared a new song from the album, titled “Terrence Loves You.” It’s a dark, meandering track that holds out on percussion until its emotionally climactic third minute, in which she alludes to Bowie with a repeated “Ground control to Major Tom.” Listen: