With The Great Gatsby bringing in over $50million at the box office this weekend, it doesn’t take a genius to realize the soundtrack isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. We know not everyone can sneak away during a weekday to catch a movie, so today we suggest letting the video for Lana Del Rey‘s soundtrack contribution “Young & Beautiful” entertain you instead.
Thematically perfect for the themes of longing, fear, and love that run rampant throughout Gasby, “Young & Beautiful” is as fitting for the latest film adaptation as it is Del Rey’s personal catalog. Her near-whisper croon matching soothing orchestral instrumentation and thunderous percussion with lines filled with questions about what happens when young loves begins to age. The visuals match the emotional intensity of the song, but the most notable imagery is without a doubt two glittery tears placed on Del Rey’s cheek. You can view the clip below.
The soundtrack for The Great Gatsby is in stores now and expected to top the Billboard charts. If you enjoy this song, give the album a spin. Continue reading ‘Lana Del Rey Debuts “Young & Beautiful” Video’