It don't run in our blood
That kind of lux just ain't for us
We crave a different kind of buzz
- It could be an abbreviation of luxury that refers to the glitz and glamour of Royal life, this suggests the fact that royal life is seen to be “a cut above” the rest of the world.
- This also could be a reference to the unit of illumination, lux. This suggests the amount of scrutiny or light that royals are put under. She cannot contemplate how people could deal with this sort of attention all the time So she can’t even begin to contemplate the amount of attentions royals receive.
Lorde does not crave royal privileges such as being famous and celebrated, she wants the buzz of living a thrilling life. Yet Lorde does not think that this comes from the gold teeth and grey goose either.
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