Blue Jeans

Album: Born To Die (2012)
Charted: 32
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  • Blue jeans, white shirt
    Walked into the room you know you made my eyes burn
    It was like James Dean, for sure
    You so fresh to death and sick as ca-cancer
    You were sorta punk rock, I grew up on hip hop
    But you fit me better than my favorite sweater, and I know
    That love is mean, and love hurts
    But I still remember that day we met in December, oh baby

    I will love you 'til the end of time
    I would wait a million years
    Promise you'll remember that you're mine
    Baby can you see through the tears?
    Love you more
    Than those bitches before
    Say you'll remember, oh baby, say you'll remember oh baby ooh
    I will love you 'til the end of time

    Big dreams, gangster
    Said you had to leave to start your life over
    I was like, no please, stay here
    We don't need no money we can make it all work
    But he headed out on Sunday, said he'd come home Monday
    I stayed up waitin', anticipatin' and pacin' but he was
    Chasing paper
    Caught up in the game, that was the last I heard

    I will love you 'til the end of time
    I would wait a million years
    Promise you'll remember that you're mine
    Baby can you see through the tears?
    Love you more
    Than those bitches before
    Say you'll remember, oh baby, say you'll remember oh baby ooh
    I will love you 'til the end of time

    You went out every night
    And baby that's alright
    I told you that no matter what you did I'd be by your side
    Cause Ima ride or die
    Whether you fail or fly
    Well shit, at least you tried
    But when you walked out that door, a piece of me died
    I told you I wanted more-but that not what I had in mind
    I just want it like before
    We were dancin' all night
    Then they took you away- stole you out of my life
    You just need to remember

    I Will love you till the end of time
    I would wait a million years
    Promise you'll remember that your mine
    Baby can you see through the tears?
    Love you more
    Than those bitches before
    Say you'll remember, oh baby, say you'll remember oh baby ooh
    I will love you till the end of time Writer/s: Daniel Law Heath, Elizabeth Grant, Emile Haynie
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Aj from Orange County, CaThe recurring sample in the song is Rick James shouting the word "shout" in an amusingly slurred sounding way (he sounds almost like he is saying "surf!") The sample is from a 1981 live performance of "Mary Jane." This sample has also been used by Kanye West and other performers, and is a nod to Lana's love of hip-hop. For those who wrote her off as a live performer after her much derided SNL performance, please check out Lana's performance of "Video Games" and "Blue Jeans" from the 2012 iTunes Festival. Lana can deliver the goods live :)
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