Del Rey posted a clip of the song, aptly called ‘Elvis’, on her Twitter that accompanied a clip of the documentary, which is titled The King and is directed by Eugene Jarecki.
My composition ‘Elvis’
for the new film called ‘The King’ out now directed by Eugene Jarecki pic.twitter.com/k1AqOtPwPz
— Lana Del Rey (@LanaDelRey) June 30, 2018
NME reports that ‘Elvis’ is actually a 2008 demo of Del Rey’s when she was recording under a different name. She didn’t make her debut as Lana Del Rey until 2011 when she released the all-conquering ‘Video Games’.
This is the first ‘new’ music we’ve heard from Del Rey since the release of her 2017 album, Lust For Life, which saw her tour Australia for the first time in six years, where she actually previewed another new song, ‘Happiness Is A Butterfly.’
You can listen to the full version of ‘Elvis’ and watch the trailer for The King below.