5 pages | PDF | 1.3 MB"Cruel World" is a powerful song by Lana Del Rey. It is composed by Elizabeth Grant and Blake Stranathan, with 50 measures in the key of F major and D minor. The lyrics illustrate Lana's longing for inner peace and hope in a chaotic world, expressing her yearning for a kinder future. The subdued music and mellow instrumentals create a somber atmosphere, intensifying the mood of the song. Lana's soulful vocals capture her despair about the world's cruelty, and her desperation for a better tomorrow. It is a heartbreaking yet hopeful anthem for lost souls looking for solace in a harsh environment.