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|Next single title = Looking for America}}"'''Season of the Witch'''" is a song by Scottish singer Donovan from his 1966 album ''Sunshine Superman'', covered by [[Lana Del Rey]] for the soundtrack of the 2019 horror film ''Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark''. Del Rey's cover was produced by [[Jack Antonoff]]. The song was officially released on August 9, 2019, simultaneously with "[[Looking for America (song)|Looking for America]]".
}}"'''Season of the Witch'''" is a song by Scottish singer Donovan from his 1966 album ''Sunshine Superman'', covered by [[Lana Del Rey]] for the soundtrack of the 2019 horror film ''Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark''. Del Rey's cover was produced by [[Jack Antonoff]]. The song was officially released on August 9, 2019, simultaneously with "[[Looking for America (song)|Looking for America]]".
 
   
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
 
On August 5, 2019, Del Rey's cover of the track was featured in a trailer for André Øvredal's horror film ''Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'', 4 days prior to the film's release. The track was released along with the film on August 9, 2019.
 
On August 5, 2019, Del Rey's cover of the track was featured in a trailer for André Øvredal's horror film ''Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'', 4 days prior to the film's release. The track was released along with the film on August 9, 2019.
   
==Lyrics==
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== Lyrics ==
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Hmm, hmm
 
Hmm, hmm
   
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Witch, witch
 
Witch, witch
So it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
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Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
So it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Of the witch)
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Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Of the witch)
So it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
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Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
So it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
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Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
So it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
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Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
 
(Must be the season of the witch)
 
(Must be the season of the witch)
 
Witch (Must be the season of the witch)
 
Witch (Must be the season of the witch)
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==Media==
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File:SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK - Season of the Witch Trailer featuring Lana Del Rey
 
File:SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK - Season of the Witch Trailer featuring Lana Del Rey
 
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==Credits==
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== Credits ==
 
'''Personnel'''
 
'''Personnel'''
 
* Donovan Leitch — songwriting
 
* Donovan Leitch — songwriting
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[[Category:Singles]]

Latest revision as of 07:50, August 30, 2019

SOTWCover
Lana Del Rey
Writer(s) Donovan Leitch
Shawn Phillips
Producer(s) Jack Antonoff
Released August 9, 2019
Length 4:07
Singles chronology
Doin&#039;TimeCover

"Doin' Time"

SOTWCover

"Season of the Witch"

Looking for america cover

"Looking for America"

"Season of the Witch" is a song by Scottish singer Donovan from his 1966 album Sunshine Superman, covered by Lana Del Rey for the soundtrack of the 2019 horror film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Del Rey's cover was produced by Jack Antonoff. The song was officially released on August 9, 2019, simultaneously with "Looking for America".

Background Edit

On August 5, 2019, Del Rey's cover of the track was featured in a trailer for André Øvredal's horror film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, 4 days prior to the film's release. The track was released along with the film on August 9, 2019.

Lyrics Edit

Hmm, hmm

When I look out my window
Many sights to see
And when I look in my window
So many different people to be
That it's strange, so strange
It's very strange to me

You've got to pick up every stitch (Gonna be)
You've got to pick up every stitch (Gonna be, gonna be)
You've got to pick up every stitch
Oh no, must be the season of the witch
Must be the season of the witch
Must be the season of the witch

(Gonna be)

When I look over my shoulder (What happens then?)
What do you think I see? (Mmm)
Some other cat looking over (Shadoop, shadoop)
Over the shoulder at me (Ahh, at me)
And he's strange, so strange (So strange)
He's very strange to me

You've got to pick up every stitch (Gonna be)
You've got to pick up every stitch (Gonna be, gonna be)
Beatniks are out to make it rich
Oh no, must be the season of the witch
Must be the season of the witch
Must be the season of the witch

Witch, witch
Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Of the witch)
Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch) (You've got to pick up every stitch)
Said it must be the season, must be the season, must be the season (Witch)
(Must be the season of the witch)
Witch (Must be the season of the witch)

Witch, witch
Witch, witch
Witch, witch
Witch, witch

Media Edit

Credits Edit

Personnel

  • Donovan Leitch — songwriting
  • Lana Del Rey — vocals
  • Jack Antonoff — production, mixing, bass, drums, percussion, guitar, keyboards, piano, programming
  • Laura Sisk — mixing, engineering
  • Eric Eylands — assistant recording
  • John Rooney — assistant recording
  • Jonathan Sher — assistant recording
  • Chris Gehringer — mastering
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