"Groupie Love" is a song by Lana Del Rey featuring A$AP Rocky. It was co-written with Rocky and Rick Nowels and co-produced with Nowels, Kieron Menzies, Hector Delgado and Dean Reid. The song is featured on her fifth studio album and fourth major-label studio album, Lust for Life. It was released as the album's fourth single on July 12, 2017, alongside "Summer Bummer".
On July 8, a snippet of the song surfaced online, and after speculation from fans that the song would be released a single, Del Rey revealed that it would be released on July 12, 2017, along with "Summer Bummer", which also features A$AP Rocky.
On July 12, 2017, Zane Lowe premiered both "Summer Bummer" and "Groupie Love" on Beats 1 Radio. Lust for Life was simultaneously put up for pre-order. The song impacted contemporary hit radio in Italy on July 28, 2017.
In an interview with BBC Radio 1 on July 12, 2017, Del Rey stated that "Groupie Love" was the first collaboration that her and A$AP Rocky did together for the album and that she had sent him about four songs that she wanted him to contribute to. Del Rey posted the unofficial promotional single artwork through her Twitter where she credits A$AP Rocky as "Flacko".
- "You and I 'til the day we die" is a similar lyric to "cause you and I, we were born to die" from "Born to Die".
- A love story with a rockstar is also referenced in "Is It Wrong", "Match Made In Heaven" and "Big Bad Wolf", among others.
- Del Rey also says "groupie" in "Gods & Monsters" and "West Coast".
- Lana Del Rey — vocals, songwriting, production
- A$AP Rocky — vocals, songwriting
- Rick Nowels — songwriting, production, mellotron, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer program, vibraphone
- Hector Delgado — production, engineering, keyboard, bass guitar, drums, percussion, synthesizer
- Kieron Menzies — production, engineering, keyboard, drums, mixing, percussion, synthesizer
- Dean Reid — production, engineering, bass guitar, vocoder, mixing, sound effects
- Trevor Yasuda — engineering, keyboard
- Patrick Warren — keyboard, piano, strings
- Zac Rae — keyboard, electric guitar
- David Levita — electric guitar
- Berkay Birecikli — percussion
- Mighty Mike — sound effects
|Chart (2017)|| Peak|
|New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)||8|
- Buy/stream "Groupie Love"
- ↑ https://www.instagram.com/p/BWVy3QIF9RS/?taken-by=lanadelrey
- ↑ http://radiodate.it/radio-date/lana-del-rey-feat-a-ap-rocky-groupie-love-176618-28-07-2017-radiodate/
- ↑ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p058hzxm?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_radio_1&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=radio_and_music
- ↑ https://twitter.com/lanadelrey/status/885304431255867393
- ↑ http://www.snepmusique.com/tops-semaine/top-singles-telecharges/?ye=2017&we=29
- ↑ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/singles?chart=4381#all_records_extra