Lana Del Rey says she “got jolted into the real world again” while making her new album.

‘Lust For Life’, which was released last week (July 21), features songs like ‘God Bless America And All The Beautiful Women In It’ and ‘Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind’ that were inspired in part by some of the things happening in politics.

Speaking to the BBC, Del Rey said the latter track is about the conflict of having fun at a music festival “whilst watching tensions with North Korea mount.”

Just being in California, it’s such a liberal state, I was bombarded with the news every day,” she said. “So my studio became like a think tank – during the elections it was a constant conversation with my producer and engineers and assistant engineers.