New Americana

Album: Badlands (2015)
Charted: 60
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  • Cigarettes and tiny liquor bottles
    Just what you'd expect inside her new Balenciaga
    Vile romance, turned dreams into an empire
    Self made success now she woes with Rockefellers

    Survival of the richest
    The city's ours until the fall
    They're Monaco and Hamptons bound
    But we don't feel like outsiders at all

    We are the new Americana
    High on legal marijuana
    Raised on Biggie and Nirvana
    We are the new Americana

    Young James Dean, some say
    He looks just like his father
    But he could never love somebody's daughter
    Football team loved more than just the game
    So he vowed to be his husband at the alter

    Survival of the richest
    The city's ours until the fall
    They're Monaco and Hamptons bound
    But we don't feel like outsiders at all

    We are the new Americana
    High on legal marijuana
    Raised on Biggie and Nirvana
    We are the new Americana

    We know very well who we are
    So we hold it down when summer starts
    What kind of dough have you been spending
    What kind of bubblegum have you been blowing lately

    We are the new Americana
    High on legal marijuana
    Raised on Biggie and Nirvana
    We are the new Americana

    We are the new Americana
    High on legal marijuana
    Raised on Biggie and Nirvana
    We are the new Americana Writer/s: Ashley Frangipane, Chandra Uber, James Mtume, Lawrence Michael Principatto
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Venes from IndiaAs an Indian, I know what it feels like living in a society where most people are kind of closed minded. I mean.. believe it or not, most indians, both baby boomers and the newer generation (millennials and gen z) are homophobic, they still don't accept diversity and cannot comprehend that there exist various cultures, various types of music and various types of people. However I am glad that I was raised by a mother who has always been broad minded, I have an elder brother who is a musician and a father who, if not openly supportive, is atleast respectful of foreign cultures. I've grown up listening to Michael Jackson, Elvis, Prince, Tupac, Biggie, Queen and so on. But that doesn't mean I have forgotten my roots, I have been learning Indian Classical music since I was 4 years old. And because of all these things I feel like I am capable of seeing the world a little better, with a clear and non judgemental vision. I can relate to Halsey. Now it is easier for me to accept a number of things which a lot of people might consider as taboos and also I can accept who I am as a person. I just wish more people had parents like that, who guide their children to be open minded and accepting
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