Despite originally dismissing the possibility of releasing another record after her major-label debut Born to Die (2012), Del Rey began planning its follow-up in 2013.
Production continued into 2014, at which time she heavily collaborated with Dan Auerbach to revamp what she initially considered to be the completed record.
In addition, it also features heavy guitars and jazz tones.
Del Rey also stated that the inclusion of Auerbach was last-minute.
The two had met in New York City when she believed that the record was finished.
On the release of Ultraviolence, she reaffirmed her earlier reluctance to make another album, saying "I mean, I still feel that way, but with this album I felt less like I had to chronicle my journeys and more like I could just recount snippets in my recent past that felt exhilarating to me".
On December 1, 2014, she announced The Endless Summer Tour featuring shows with Courtney Love and Grimes, to support the album.
However, by February 2013, Del Rey had started work on an album saying, "It's a little more stripped down but still cinematic and dark.
It was made available through the traditional CD, digital download, and vinyl formats, and was additionally distributed in a multi-piece box set; it covers the title "Ultraviolence" in black foil, includes the deluxe record on compact disc and on a two-piece vinyl collection, and is packaged with four photo art cards.I've been working on it really slowly but I love everything I've done. When the demo version leaked in July, Del Rey stated "I do feel discouraged, yeah. But I guess I could just put them on and see what happens. I'll never write a song if I don't think it's going to be perfect for the record".I've been writing in Santa Monica and I know what the record sounds like. In October, Del Rey said about the prospect of a new album, "When people ask me about it, I just have to be honest—I really don't know.This kind of games not found, but you can play similar games listed bellow.Ultraviolence is the third studio album and second major-label record by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey, released on June 13, 2014 by UMG Recordings.