"Summertime Sadness" is a song by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Reyfrom her second studio album, Born to Die(2012). The trip hop ballad was released on June 22, 2012 by Interscope Records as the fourth single of the album. Charting across Europe, the single reached the top ten in Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. In the spring of 2013, "Summertime Sadness" reached number one in Poland, Ukraine and Armenia.
Trap and house remixes of "Summertime Sadness" helped Del Rey break into the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart. That chart is where Del Rey's song became a modest hit and marked her first foray into the chart. On the accompanied Dance/Mix Show Airplaychart, the single gave Del Rey her first US number-one single in August 2013.
Earlier in 2012, the song also managed to become a rock hit in the US.