Lana Del Rey to release cover of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time”, hear a snippet

Ahead of her new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell

Lana Del Rey Sublime cover "Summertime" (Doin' Time) snippet coming soon release date
Lana Del Rey

    Lana Del Rey has a new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, due out sometime before year’s end. While she hasn’t yet given us a firm release date, she has covered “Doin’ Time”, the late ’90s single from Sublime.

    Del Rey posted a snippet of her rendition on social media today. Per her caption, a full version is “coming soon.” As FADER points out, the future release calendar on All Access notes that the cover will hit radio on May 20th.

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    Sublime’s “Doin’ Time” is a loose cover of George Gershwin’s 1930s original “Summertime”. Del Rey has a song of her own called “Summertime Sadness”, from her 2012 album, Born to Die.


    Check out the snippet below. Update – May 17th: You can hear Del Rey’s cover in full here.

    Here’s Sublime’s original:

    As we await more news on Norman Fucking Rockwell, revisit one of its early singles, “Venice Bitch”.

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