Sky Walker
by Miguel (featuring Travis Scott)

Album: War & Leisure (2017)
Charted: 29

Songfacts®:

  • This song came out of a time when Miguel was freestyling in the studio. He told Genius:

    "A lot of people don't know me for that side of my personality. When I come into the studio, I'm likely to put a lot of pressure on myself to say something that's really personal or unique or that will get the conversation started.

    I don't think my fans know this fun side of me. It was a different spirit in the studio that day, and that's exciting. The energy was right and because it was fun the song wrote itself all the way through."
  • The song title comes from a lyric in the chorus:

    I'm Luke Skywalkin' on these haters (splish)

    Miguel explained: "I'm a major Star Wars geek. I'm trying to make one of the conventions next year. I would go in full costume too. Luke Skywalker is the chosen one. For some reason he's just great and has all of the wherewithal in him. Sometimes I don't know why my mind connects certain things, but it just felt right so I left it."
  • Miguel co-produced the track alongside Happy Perez, who he's worked with since his first album. Previous collaborations between the pair include "Sure Thing" and "A Beautiful Exit."
  • The song features a verse by Travis Scott. It marks the second time the pair has linked up, following the Houston rapper's appearance in 2016 on a remix of Miguel's Wildheart track, "Waves."

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