Craig Armstrong
featuring Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Lana Del Rey
Walter De Backer
Rick Nowels
Craig Armstrong
Producer(s) Craig Armstrong
Recorded 2013
Length 5:17

"Magic Tree and I Let Myself Go" (also registered as "Magic Tree") is a song by Scottish composer of modern orchestral music Craig Armstrong featuring Lana Del Rey. It was co-written by Del Rey, Walter De Backer and Rick Nowels. The song appears as the eleventh track from Armstrong's film score The Orchestral Score from Baz Luhrmann's Film The Great Gatsby. The song samples instrumentals and lyrics from Del Rey's song "Young and Beautiful" and it was released on August 13, 2013. Similarly to "Hotel Sayre", "Magic Tree and I Let Myself Go" samples lyrics too.[1][2]


The crazy days, city lights
The way you'd play with me like a child

Will you still love me
When I'm no longer
Young and beautiful?
Will you still love me
When I've got nothing
But my achin' soul?
I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will


  1. HFA Song Code: X89442
  2. ISRC Code: USAHF1300213

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