The concept of “Music To Watch Boys To” was first revealed back in June 2014 in an interview with Fearne Cotton. This song is also a nod to an earlier track “This Is What Makes Us Girls,” from an older, more mature view.
It was the second single from Lana Del Rey’s fourth studio album, Honeymoon. The song premiered on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio, and the single artwork being revealed through Instagram on September 9th, 2015.
In a Grazia interview, Lana said she wrote this song in a visual, noirish way, adding: .