Terrence Loves You

Album: Honeymoon (2015)


  • Written by Del Rey and her frequent collaborator Rick Nowels, this sax-tinged track finds her singing about a lost relationship. The songstress said it's her favorite number from Honeymoon because it's "jazzy."
  • Three-quarters of the way through the track, Del Rey quotes lyrics from David Bowie's iconic song, "Space Oddity":

    Ground control to Major Tom
    Can you hear me all night long?
    Ground control to Major Tom

    Del Rey is referencing the death of Bowie's astronaut, Major Tom, as he falls into endless space. She is comparing his slow demise to the fading away of her relationship.
  • Though "Terrence" appears in the song title, he is not mentioned by name in the song's lyrics.

Comments: 1

  • Roberta Trevisan Marques De Souza from Sao PauloI think this song is about Terrence Stamp.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Psychedelic LyricsMusic Quiz

Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?

Steely DanFact or Fiction

Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?

Steve Morse of Deep PurpleSongwriter Interviews

Deep Purple's guitarist since 1994, Steve talks about writing songs with the band and how he puts his own spin on "Smoke On The Water."

TV Theme SongsFact or Fiction

Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?

Sarah BrightmanSongwriter Interviews

One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.

Steven Tyler of AerosmithSongwriter Interviews

Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.