MUSIC: Lana Del Rey - West Coast
As announced, Lana Del Rey has premiered her new single, “West Coast,” early this morning. Along with the song, comes a black-and-white visual companion that displays the singer with her love interest enjoying some serious quality time on the beach.
and i’ll light up the sky
stars that burn the brightest
fall so fast and pass you by
spark like empty lighters
Accordingly, the desert can be a source of wisdom and enlightenment, of trial but also of reward. It is so far outside of normal existence that only the spiritual and divine can touch and influence it. We assume a fundamental antagonism between the physical and the spiritual, feeling that gluttony and excess obscure the divine – the desert, the ultimate source of physical scourging, thus becomes the holiest territory available. It is no accident that prophets, visionaries and hermits throughout history have been strongly associated with these barren lands.