This song, along with "Video Games" sets the tone for Born To Die
. Del Rey told Pedestrian TV
: "I don't know if there's a definitive vibe but it's consistently autobiographical and I think most of the songs verge on dark and beautiful. I mean, when I make a record I'm not really going for a big show stopping sound. I've been singing for so long now that you just end up writing for yourself and making it as personal as possible."