Addressing her fans request for more Lana Del Rey on their “Snow on the Beach” collaboration, Taylor Swift delivers the goods with the release of the Midnights (Til Dawn Edition) deluxe album.
When Midnights was initially released in October of last year, Swifties were disappointed by how minimal Del Rey’s involvement appeared on the much-anticipated duet, as Lana appeared to be little more than a background vocalist.
However, on the Midnights deluxe edition, Del Rey was given the spotlight as Swift tweeted “You asked for it, we listened: Lana and I went back into the studio specifically to record more Lana on Snow on the Beach.”
Talking to Billboard about their original collaboration and how her focus was less on herself but more about supporting Swift on “Snow on the Beach,” Lana stated:
“Well, first of all, I had no idea I was the only feature [on that song]. Had I known, I would have sung the entire second verse like she wanted.” “My job as a feature on a big artist’s album is to make sure I help add to the production of the song, so I was more focused on the production. She was very adamant that she wanted me to be on the album, and I really liked that song. I thought it was nice to be able to bridge that world, since Jack [Antonoff] and I work together and so do Jack and Taylor.”
Along with the updated version of “Snow on the Beach,” the Midnights (Til Dawn Edition) deluxe album includes the Ice Spice remix of “Karma,” the previously Target-only available “Hits Different” and the 3am tracks, along with “You’re Losing Me” that’s available on the tour-only CD version of the deluxe edition.