“I am F*cking Crazy. But I am Free.” {Lana del Rey}

Via Duncan Parviainen
on Nov 11, 2012
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Photo: blog.freepeople.com

I recently watched Lana Del Rey‘s new video for “Ride.”

It is a 10-minute masterpiece and I recommend watching every second of it.

“Every night I used to pray that I’d find my people.

And then finally I did—on the open road.

We had nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore.

Except to make our lives into a work of art.

Live fast.

Die young.

Be wild.

And have fun.

I believe in the person I want to become.

I believe in the freedom of the open road.

And that motto is the same as ever.

I believe in the kindness of strangers, and when I’m at war with myself, I ride.

I just ride.

Who are you? Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies?

Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them?

I have.

I am f*cking crazy.

But I am free.”


Watch the video here:




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About Duncan Parviainen

Duncan Parviainen loves yoga. He often spends a lot of time alone in the wild, smiling in the rain, and soaking in the sun. You can connect with him on his website, on Facebook and Twitter or email him at [email protected]


7 Responses to ““I am F*cking Crazy. But I am Free.” {Lana del Rey}”

  1. iambethanne says:


  2. Stephen says:

    I'm wondering why you would post this trash video, story, life style here? Glorifying tramp behavior. Yes, this may sound prudish, old school, yet what does that video have to do with love? Basically, it depicts a sick and depraved life style, full of violence. What is your point?

  3. Love this, Duncan! "I believe in the person I want to become. I believe in the freedom of the open road." Perfect Monday morning mantra.

  4. Duncan says:

    thanks kate!!!! 🙂 XO

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  6. Vijay Vadlamani says:

    The director could have saved a whole mess on the budget if he just filmed the concert scenes and scrapped everything else, as self-absorption is much more dangerous than smoking by a fuel pump, hanging out with bikers, drinking whiskey straight or shooting guns into the air.

  7. nicola says:

    🙂 i want one of those swing!