Get Free (Major Lazer song)

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"Get Free"
GetFreeMajor.jpg
Single by Major Lazer featuring Amber Coffman
from the album Free the Universe
Released18 May 2012
FormatDigital download
Recorded2011
Genre
Length4:49
LabelDowntown
Songwriter(s)
Major Lazer singles chronology
"Original Don"
(2011)
"Get Free"
(2012)
"Jah No Partial"
(2012)
Amber Coffman singles chronology
"Hold On"
(2010)
"Get Free"
(2012)
"She Knows"
(2013)

"Get Free" is a song by musical project Major Lazer from their second Studio album Free the Universe (2013). The song was released as a digital download on May 18, 2012. The song features vocals from American singer and musician Amber Coffman.

Music video[edit]

A lyric video to accompany the release of "Get Free" was first released onto YouTube on 15 April 2012 at a total length of five minutes.[1] The official video, directed by So Me, was released on 23 August 2012. Filmed in Kingston, Jamaica, "Get Free" takes the viewer on a candid journey of Jamaican culture.[2] Both Coffman and Diplo make appearances.[3]

Newton Faulkner cover[edit]

In 2015, English singer Newton Faulkner recorded "Get Free" for his fifth studio album, Human Love. The cover of the song was released as the lead single from the album on 27 November 2015, while a music video was released on 15 September 2015.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Get Free" (featuring Amber Coffman)4:49
2."Get Free" (Bonde Do Role Remix; featuring Amber Coffman)3:43
3."Get Free" (Andy C Remix; featuring Amber Coffman)5:31

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012–13) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 39
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[8] 17
Denmark (Tracklisten)[9] 29
France (SNEP)[10] 59
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 73
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 8
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[13] 4
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[14] 13
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[15] 56
Chart (2017) Peak
position
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[16] 27

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom May 18, 2012[17] Digital download Downtown

References[edit]

  1. ^ Major Lazer - 'Get Free' feat. Amber (of Dirty Projectors) OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO + HQ AUDIO. YouTube
  2. ^ Major Lazer- Get Free Official Music Video. MadDecent
  3. ^ Video: Major Lazer: "Get Free" [ft. Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman]. Pitchfork
  4. ^ "Newton Faulkner announces new album". The List. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Newton Faulkner announces new album Human Love and full UK tour". HMV. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – Get Free". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – Get Free" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – Get Free" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  9. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – Get Free". Tracklisten.
  10. ^ "Lescharts.com – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – Get Free" (in French). Les classement single.
  11. ^ "Musicline.de – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  13. ^ "Romanian Top 100 Official Podcast". Kissfm.ro. Archived from the original on 26 April 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  14. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  16. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  17. ^ iTunes - Music - Get Free (feat. Amber Coffman) - Single by Major Lazer