You Ride or Die for Lana Del Rey If You Can Identify These Music Videos

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By: Katie Ormsby

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

If Lana Del Rey's your national anthem, let your summertime sadness fade away with a quiz that covers her various shades of cool. Prove you ride or die for the queen of moody pop and retro glamour.

In this 10-minute video, Lana Del Rey hits the open road with a motorcycle gang. What song is she singing?

Released in 2012 as a preview for "Born to Die — The Paradise Edition," Del Rey went all out for this music video that doubles as a short film. She's known for her Americana aesthetic, and this video goes hard on that vibe. You'll catch her waving an American flag throughout. 🇺🇸

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Wearing a flower crown, Del Rey sits on her throne in this iconic video. Can you name the song?

Lamenting a love lost, our lonely queen sings, "Oh, my heart, it breaks every step that I take, but I'm hoping at the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine." Del Rey came up with the video's concept and envisioned the Palace of Fontainebleau as heaven.

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Teaming up with Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus, Del Rey spreads her wings in the video for their addition to the "Charlie's Angels" soundtrack. What's the name of the song?

Channeling the "Charlie's Angels" trio of spies, Del Rey, Grande and Cyrus make a dream team worthy of the latest iteration of the classic franchise. "Don't Call Me Angel" debuted on September 13, 2019. In the girl power bop, they sing, "Say my name with a little respect, all my girls successful, and you're just our guest."

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Though most of this video is in black and white, it bursts into technicolor flames toward the end. What's the name of the song?

A psychedelic rock vibe runs deep through this ballad from Del Rey's 2014 album, "Ultraviolence." The video opens to a black and white vision of beachy California before it turns into what Del Rey describes as an "HD color dream sequence."

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Del Rey wears flowers in her hair and flirts with the camera in the sweetly apocalyptic music video for which song?

Distinctly more hopeful than Del Rey's previous albums, 2017's "Lust for Life" is still drenched in her signature retro aesthetic. It's lead single "Love" celebrates the beauty of being in love. She sings, "You get ready, you get all dressed up, to go nowhere in particular ... doesn't matter cause it's enough, to be young and in love."

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Stepping out of a drive-in movie theater screen, a larger-than-life Del Rey teaches a cheating boyfriend a lesson in this video. What's the song?

In the music video to her cover of Sublime's "Doin' Time," Del Rey draws inspiration from the 1958 movie "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman." Pulling up palm trees and splashing around in the ocean, she wreaks a little havoc on a hot summer day.

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Inspired by classic film noir, the music video for which song is shot entirely in black and white?

In this sultry video, Del Rey lounges poolside, swims with an alligator and pines for her James Dean stand-in ex. "I will love you 'til the end of time, I would wait a million years, promise you'll remember that you're mine," she implores. It's moody, glamorous and as fresh to death as the song itself.

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