Young and Beautiful


Lana Del Rey

About the album Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey

album Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey“Young and Beautiful” is a song by American recording artist Lana Del Rey for the soundtrack to the drama film The Great Gatsby (2013). It was released on April 23, 2013 by Interscope Recordsas the lead single from the record. An alternative rock ballad, “Young and Beautiful” was co-written by Del Rey and the track’s producer, Rick Nowels (with an uncredited assist from director Baz Luhrmann ). Contemporary music critics lauded the single, calling it “haunting” and “somber”. Lyrically, Young and Beautiful follows a young lover’s apprehension about whether love can last. A music video, directed by Chris Sweeney and filmed by Sophie Muller, was released on May 10, 2013. The song was used in commercials to promote the new season of the MTVreality show Catfish .

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