Come On Get Higher

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"Come On Get Higher"
Single by Matt Nathanson
from the album Some Mad Hope
Released February 11, 2008
Format Digital download, CD single
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock
Length 3:34
Label Vanguard
Writer(s) Matt Nathanson, Mark Weinberg
Producer(s) Marshall Altman, Mark Weinberg
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Matt Nathanson singles chronology
"Car Crash"
(2007)
"Come On Get Higher"
(2008)
"All We Are"
(2009)

"Come On Get Higher" is a song co-written by Matt Nathanson and Mark Weinberg. It was recorded by Nathanson and released as the second single from his album Some Mad Hope in 2008. The song had commercial success, reaching the Billboard Hot 100 at number 59 as well as charting within the Top 10 of Billboard's Adult Contemporary and Adult Pop Songs charts. In addition, it is his only single to date to receive a platinum certification from the RIAA.

The song has been covered by many artists, including country music duo Sugarland, whose live version of the song appears on the Deluxe Edition of their album Love on the Inside.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008-09) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[1] 30
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 59
US Adult Alternative Songs (Billboard)[3] 3
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 3
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[5] 9
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[6] 20

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[7] Gold 40,000^
United States (RIAA)[8] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved April 3, 2011.
  2. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved April 3, 2011.
  3. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Alternative Songs for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved April 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved April 3, 2011.
  6. ^ "Matt Nathanson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Matt Nathanson. Retrieved April 3, 2011.
  7. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Matt Nathanson – Come On Get Higher". Music Canada. 
  8. ^ "American single certifications – Matt Nathanson – Come On Get Higher". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH