"A Star for Nick" is a song by Lana Del Rey, written and recorded under the moniker May Jailer. It is the third track from her unreleased album Sirens. It was leaked before the rest of the album on December 16, 2011, alongside "Money Hunny". The song was also featured on the The Phenomena of Lizzy Grant mixtape.
Unlike most of the songs on Sirens, it features added reverb.
The song was written about the singer Nick Drake. In a YouTube comment about the song, Del Rey said "This is from when i was 17. have no idea where u got it from."
It is said that a different version of the song exists which features extra lyrics.
- Del Rey sings about being a star in "Is It Wrong" and "Love Song".
- Stars are also mentioned in "Dum Dum", "Dynamite". and "Prom Song (Gone Wrong)", among several others.
- Wind is also mentioned in "Change".