Lay Me Down
by Avicii (featuring Adam Lambert)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Avicii collaborating with guitarist Nile Rodgers, who is best known for his work with disco pioneers Chic and on Daft Punk's Random Access Memories album.
  • The song features the vocals of Adam Lambert, who first came to prominence in 2009 after becoming the runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. Avicii said: "I really fell in love with his voice. He just captured something on that first take."
  • Rodgers and Lambert were one of several major talents that Avicii recruited for his True album. He told Rolling Stone: "I wanted to collaborate with songwriters who weren't used to electronic music, which was interesting from the start."

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