I was an angel

In the land of Gods and Monsters
I was an Angel
Living in the garden of evil
Screwed up, scared, doing anything that I needed
Shining like a fiery beacon

You got that medicine I need
Fame, Liquor, Love give it to me slowly
Put your hands on my waist, do it softly
Me and God, we don’t get along so now I sing

No one’s gonna take my soul away
I’m living like Jim Morrison
Headed towards a fucked up holiday
Motel sprees sprees and I’m singing
‘Fuck yeah give it to me this is heaven, what I truly
Want’
It’s innocence lost
Innocence lost

In the land of Gods and Monsters
I was an Angel
Looking to get fucked hard
Like a groupie incognito posing as a real singer
Life imitates art

You got that medicine I need
Dope, shoot it up, straight to the heart please
I don’t really wanna know what’s good for me
God’s dead, I said ‘baby that’s alright with me’

No one’s gonna take my soul away
I’m living like Jim Morrison
Headed towards a fucked up holiday
Motel sprees sprees and I’m singing
‘Fuck yeah give it to me this is heaven, what I truly
Want’
It’s innocence lost
Innocence lost

When you talk it’s like a movie and you’re making me
Crazy –
Cause life imitates art
If I get a little prettier can I be your baby?
You tell me, “life isn’t that hard”

No one’s gonna take my soul away
I’m living like Jim Morrison
Headed towards a fucked up holiday
Motel sprees sprees and I’m singing
‘Fuck yeah give it to me this is heaven, what I truly
Want’
It’s innocence lost
Innocence lost

-Gods & Monsters by Lana Del Rey

I was going to write a narrative to go with each piece of lyrics, but then I decided the song spoke better for itself AND for me than I could… but tried to use color instead to match the emotion for me.  Did it work?  Well enough for me 🙂

I’m attaching a fan vid first because it’s where I discovered this song and I love the video.  HOWEVER, if you want to avoid spoilers for “Lost Girl” season 4 don’t watch this first version.  Watch the second instead.

Non-spoilery song with lyrics:

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Since I haven’t posted many fanvids lately, and now I’m in a “Lost Girl” sort of mood, here’s one more for Kenzi, who is my heart as well… she don’t take shit from NO one…!  (Both fanvids were made/edited by The Suffering Fool)

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CC
    Mar 20, 2015 @ 00:41:40

    Very cool…This is one of my all time fave Lana songs. I think of it as addiction and sex straight up…and fucked up sex and addiction..and then fucked up addictive sex marathons…soooo…hard to get that outta my head on that perspective..

    I loved your color idea… but all i could think about was the above.. but awesome song…. sorry, not in good head space tonight… but very cool idea -alex

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    • kmaramarie
      Mar 20, 2015 @ 00:55:17

      No sorries. I think she wrote it about something very different than what i get from it. Its definitely not a truly literal representation of my experiences… more symbolic of feelings and attitudes in my head. When I looked back at it with all the colors it was like a conversation in my head over the years. But yeah. My absolute favorite of hers.

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  2. a nose that is maori
    Mar 22, 2015 @ 02:35:20

    Unsure whether NZ will get Lost Girl and I’m about to google it after posting this comment to you to see if it’s a programme I would enjoy watching and whether I can get it on DVD here yet.

    My fav line of lyrics: In the land of Gods and Monsters.

    That speaks volumes to me.

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