Get Free (Major Lazer song)

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"Get Free"
Single by Major Lazer featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors
from the album Free the Universe
Released 18 May 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Length 4:49
Label Downtown
Major Lazer singles chronology
"Original Don"
"Get Free"
"Jah No Partial"
"Original Don"
"Get Free"
"Jah No Partial"
Amber Coffman singles chronology
"Hold On"
(2010) Hold On2010
"Get Free"
(2012) Get Free2012
"She Knows"
(2013) She Knows2013

"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 SoMe, 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. Title Length
1. "Get Free" 4:49
2. "Get Free" (Bonde Do Role Remix) 3:43
3. "Get Free" (Andy C Remix) 5:31

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012–13) Peak
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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom May 18, 2012[16] Digital download Downtown