Lana Del Rey’s “Get Free”: Hidden Messages of the Illuminati Control System

Lana Del Rey’s “Get Free”:

Hidden Messages of the Illuminati Control System

Lana Del Rey’s latest album, Lust for Life, closes with a track called Get Free that is quite curious if we consider her “occult” connections to the “Illuminati.” She’s provided works that point to occult references which support the theory that the Illuminati control the music industry and its artists’ messages…

**Big ups to Paul for sharing this info with me!


The Lawsuit on the Manifesto

The band Radiohead sued Lana Del Rey for this song because they claimed it had a similar chord progression and sound as their song Creep (since I first wrote this article the story has changed- apparently Radiohead denies this claim). If Radiohead wins the court case then it’s possible that all copies of the song will be removed from her records. She told fans in Denver how important this song was to her; indicating it has a deeper meaning:

“I just want to let you know that regardless of what happens in court, the sentiment that I wrote in that particular song, which was my statement song for the record, my personal manifesto, my modern manifesto. I just want to let you know that regardless if it gets taken down off of everything, those sentiments that I wrote and that I really am still gonna strive for them even if that song is not on the future physical releases of the record”

So what is this personal “manifesto” she speaks of?…

Meaning of the Song

An interview with the BBC suggests that this song was of controversy even before its release:

Other songs on the album had a more troubled gestation. Del Rey says the closing track, Get Free, originally had a different title, and much more personal lyrics.

“That song started out really revealing,” she says. “I wanted to summarise my whole experience over the last six years; and then I realised, I don’t want to reveal everything.”

Once the initial version was “out of my system”, she says, the recording was “deleted completely then started from scratch”.

That initial version was called Malibu; and the lyrics were apparently too revealing:

“I think it would have been hard for me to do interviews if I’d said a couple of particular things that I was thinking of,” she says of the original. Kind of the way Ultraviolence did. It was harder to promote that record.”

The reference to her prior album, Ultraviolence, is interesting because that one was veiled in mystery as well. She told Grazia the following about it:


“I used to be a member of an underground sect which was reigned by a guru. He surrounded himself with young girls and he had this insane charisma I couldn’t resist as well. So I was in this, I’ll call it sect, because I was longing for love and security.”

This idea of being a member of a cult was further perpetuated in her video for the song Freak (released in 2015) which showed her and Father Misty in a cult similar to Jonestown- drinking Kool-Aid and whatnot (*note that the Jonestown cult actually drank Flavor Aid).

It’s also curious how she chose the name “Ultraviolence” which comes from the film/book A Clockwork Orange– a tale of government managed mind control.

We may never know the original lyrics, but we can further examine the final version…

The “Official” Lyrics

Lana Del Rey typically uses fairly abstract lyrics, but I’ll do my best to translate my personal opinion on what they could symbolize:

[Verse 1]
I’m crossing the threshold
From the ordinary world
To the reveal of my heart

The terms “crossing the threshold” and the idea of leaving the “ordinary world” are interesting in that they come up in studies of Joseph Campbell. I explored this concept in my book The Star Wars Conspiracy as the steps required in the archetypal journey of the hero. Step 1 is leaving the “Ordinary World” and Step 5 is “Crossing the First Threshold.”


Eventually these steps laid out in Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces lead to one reaching the status of a deity in Apotheosis. The concept of self-deification and becoming a god is the crux of all “Illuminati” goals in the end.

That will for certain
Take the dead out of the sea
And the darkness from the arts

To speak of the occult is to reference the dark arts. This is the idea of duality played out to the point of exploring the concepts of “evil” and reaching into the forbidden zones of knowledge. In terms of Kabbalism it could be a reference to the dark side of the Tree of Life where the Qlippoth (demons) reside.

[Pre-Chorus 1]
This is my commitment
My modern manifesto
I’m doin’ it for all of us
Who never got the chance
For [Amy]… and for [Whitney]… (shut up, shut up)
And all my birds of paradise (shut up, shut up)
Who never got to fly at night (shut up, shut up)
‘Cause they were caught up in the dance

Here is another controversy to consider: what exactly does she say after the line “Who never got the chance”? Every version of this song that I listened to had these names censored out so I dug a bit deeper. The lyrics I found on for this song show it as “Amy” and “Whitney” which was also confirmed in a show she did in which she filled in the blanks.

This only further makes me think this song has a deeper revelation that could tie into the “Illuminati” conspiracy of occultism in the entertainment industry. Whitney Houston died in occult fashion in the bathtub which is used as a cleansing ritual of witchcraft or to denote the passing of the goddess. It was of zero coincidence that her daughter Bobbi Kristina passed away in the exact same fashion (*and was found unconscious in a bathtub one night prior to Whitney’s death).

Amy Winehouse also died in a strange fashion at the young age of 27 which puts her in league with the “27 Club”. This is the strange age at which we lose many young artists such as Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Kurt Cobain.

I go much deeper on these subjects of the blood sacrifice in Sacrifice: Magic Behind the Mic.

Sometimes it feels like I’ve got a war in my mind
I want to get off, but I keep ridin’ the ride
I never really noticed that I had to decide
To play someone’s game or live my own life
And now I do
I wanna move
Out of the black (out of the black)
Into the blue (into the blue)

She says she has to play someone’s game or live her own life- meaning there is indeed a Faustian bargain to be made for fame. Selling one’s soul to the Devil is a concept that goes back to the foundation of music with Robert Johnson who claimed he sold his soul at the Crossroads for the ability to play guitar.

She also says she’s moving out of the black and into the blue- a subject we’ll explore deeper in the next section.

[Verse 2]
Gone is the burden
Of the Crowley way of being
That comes from energies combined
Like my part was I
Was not discernin’
And you, as we found out
Were not in your right mind

Some lyrics online claim she is saying the “Crowded way of being” but listening the song one can clearly hear her say “Crowley way of being.” This is a big clue because he was the occultist that is revered more than any other. He, in fact, created the sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll movement with his antinomian expressions and explorations.

She says there’s a burden of combined energies which sounds like the reconciliation of opposites we find in alchemy and duality principles. She says she wasn’t discerning which means she wasn’t discerning between good and evil because in the realm of the occult there is no such thing. Both are potentials for enlightenment.

[Pre-Chorus 2]
There’s no more chasin’ rainbows
And hopin’ for an end to them
Their arches are illusions
Solid at first glance
But then you try to touch them (touch, touch)
There’s nothin’ to hold on to (hold, hold)
The colors used to lure you in (shut up, shut up)
And put you in a trance (ah, ah, ah, yeah)

Again, she is referencing the illusion that is fame and stardom. They lure the artists in and put them in a trance like state of mind control.

Sometimes it feels like I’ve got a war in my mind
I want to get off, but I keep ridin’ the ride
I never really noticed that I had to decide
To play someone’s game or live my own life
And now I do
I wanna move
Out of the black (out of the black)
Into the blue (into the blue)
Out of the black (out of the black)
Into the blue (into the blue)
Out of the black (out of the black)
Into the blue (into the blue)

Lana Del Rey struggles with the war in her mind and realizes this stardom is merely a ride that she can’t quite get off. She wants to move from the black and into the blue- but what does that mean?…


The Black Brotherhood

There’s a repeated line in the chorus of Lana Del Rey’s song that is worth considering:

Out of the black (out of the black)
Into the blue (into the blue)

This phrase is not only similar to the one in the Neil Young song Hey, Hey, My, My (Into the Black); but it also appears in Stephen King’s IT!

The line in the book goes like this:

“It was only later, replaying the scene in her mind again and again, that she began to believe it was the expression of a man who was methodically unplugging himself from reality, one cord at a time. The face of a man who was heading out of the blue and into the black.”

In the book it seems like the man is going on an esoteric journey when it says he is “methodically unplugging himself from reality.”

So what is it with this talk of moving between the black and the blue?…

In terms of Crowley’s religion Thelema, the magical adept is tasked with ultimately “crossing the Abyss.” This requires the destruction of the ego and entering into the dark realm (sometimes referred to as Da’ath- the hidden zone in the Kabbalah Tree of Life).

From my limited understanding of Crowley’s most esoteric teachings, he divides his adepts up into white and black. The white adepts are successful in the full enlightenment and “love under will.” The black adepts go a different route in that they restrict themselves to the point of going to the most base frequency which connects them into the Cabalistic “source” known as God that emanated the sephiroth on the Tree of Life.

Crowley also said that the “darkness of the soul is utter blackness” in The Vision and the Voice; which is a basic summation of his view on those adepts that entered into the “black brotherhood.”


Putting it all together

When we take another look at the lyrics we can see that she is referencing a darkness in entertainment. She reiterates this with the talk of Amy and Whitney which somehow was mysteriously censored from the song. She specifically calls out Crowley and moving from the black and into the blue- indicating she is moving from the realm of the darkness and back into her true self. The lyrics also suggest that these are merely desires and it’s much easier said than done because she may have taken the Faustian pact.

Dave Chappelle recently made similar allegations that I broke down in my Dave Chappelle Bird Revelation article/video:

In early February 2018, a man was allegedly attempting to kidnap Lana Del Rey at knifepoint in Florida. She would later open up to her fans about this traumatic experience and the media said she had a “break down.”

Could it be that the “Illuminati” are trying to keep her quiet?…

Another possible example of a threat was when we saw some very strange occurrences in the supposed robbery of Kim Kardashian that would force the breakdown of Kanye West which I postulated as an Illuminati threat. If one looks at some of the symbolism behind the event and understands what the precise threat looked like; we can interpret a darker message.

Initial reports were that Kim was bound with duct tape and placed into the bathtub. In my article on Decoding Illuminati Symbolism: Water and the Occult Bathtub we see how this relates to the passages of Whitney Houston (mentioned and censored in Lana Del Rey’s song).

Lana Del Rey said this song is her personal manifesto which means it holds a great amount of value. I think many are overlooking the importance of what she is trying to say and the possible danger that she in…


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  1. Wow, you really outdid yourself with this post. I am already aware of everything you speak of, and I personally believe this is fact everything that you write of. I am very hopeful that she can make it out of the dark veil they have her living under and into the light! God bless.

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  2. Just wondering if you have ever heard or looked into Niccolo Pagannini, violinist virtuoso, who is said to have sold his soul to the devil. Thought that might interest you.

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  3. I pray that she leans on Jesus Christ to find her way out. She can always turn away and go back. Anyone who told her otherwise, told her it was too late was lying.

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