"A Star for Nick" is an acoustic song by Lana Del Rey, written and recorded as May Jailer. It is the third track from her unreleased demo 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. The recording of the song on this mixtape is identical to the recording on Sirens.
Unlike most of the songs on the Sirens album 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."
- Stars are mentioned in many of Del Rey's songs, including "Dum Dum", "Prom Song (Gone Wrong)" and "Dynamite".
- Del Rey sings about being a star in "Love Song" and "Is It Wrong".
- Wind is also mentioned in "Change".