"Stoplight De-Lite" (stylized as "Stoplight De-lite" and also referred to as "Stop Lite De-Lite") is an unreleased song by Lana Del Rey. It was recorded in 2009 and leaked on February 3, 2013. The song was co-written and produced by Jeff Peretz and Gerard Smith, with mixing by Peretz and samples provided by Smith.
The song was written with Peretz and Smith in 2009 before Del Rey began using her current stage name. Lyrically, the song is inspired by the sample of a street signal box which was provided by Smith. The vocals were provided by Del Rey, with the bass, guitar and drums all performed by Peretz. The song was recorded, produced, and mixed at Axis Sound in New York City.
The original original file is labeled as "Stop-Lite-De-Lite" and comes from an album titled "Pop Hits and Giggles".
- References to Del Rey killing people are also found in "Live or Die", "Kinda Outta Luck", "Serial Killer", "Summer of Sam", and "Happiness Is a Butterfly".
- Roses are mentioned in many of Del Rey's songs, such as "Honeymoon", "Roses Bloom For You", "Bel Air", "Guns And Roses", "JFK", "Violets for Roses" and the song of the same name.
- A golden grill is also mentioned in "Live Forever", "Velvet Crowbar", "Queen of Disaster" and "Every Man Gets His Wish"
- Del Rey also sings about following a lover wherever they go in "Hangin' Around".
- Lana Del Rey — songwriting, vocals
- Jeff Peretz — songwriting, production, drums, bass, guitar
- Gerard Smith — songwriting, production, sample
- Recorded, produced, and mixed at Axis Sound, New York City