“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 Records as 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”. .