Get It Together (Beastie Boys song)

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"Get It Together"
Single by Beastie Boys
from the album Ill Communication
Released May 31, 1994
Format CD
Recorded 1993
Genre Alternative hip hop, rap rock, rapcore
Length 4:05
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Beastie Boys, Q-Tip
Producer(s) Beastie Boys, Mario Caldato Jr.
Beastie Boys singles chronology
"Get It Together"
"Sure Shot"

"Get It Together" is a song by American hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, released as the second single from their fourth studio album Ill Communication. The album version of the song features rapper Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, but not the single version.

The song contains vocal samples from the song "Headless Heroes" by Eugene McDaniels, and heavily samples a loop from "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" by the Moog Machine, from the album Switched-On Rock.

The song also appears on the group's compilation The Sounds of Science.

Track listing[edit]

CD Single[edit]

  1. "Get It Together (LP version) - 4:07
  2. "Sabotage" (LP version) - 3:00
  3. "Dope Little Song" - 1:48

US 12" Single[edit]

  1. Side A - 01 - Get It Together (LP Version)
  2. Side A - 02 - Get It Together (Buck-Wild Remix)
  3. Side A - 03 - Resolution Time
  4. Side A - 04 - Get It Together (Buck-Wild Instrument)
  5. Side B - 01 - Get It Together (A.B.A. Remix)
  6. Side B - 02 - Sabotage (LP Version)
  7. Side B - 03 - Dope Little Song
  8. Side B - 04 - Get It Together (A.B.A. Instrumental)

UK CD Single[edit]

  1. Get It Together
  2. Sabotage
  3. Get It Together (Beastie Boys Remix)
  4. Resolution Time


Chart (1994) Peak
Dutch Singles Chart 35
UK Singles Chart[1] 19
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[2] 5
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks[2] 43


  1. ^ "Beastie Boys Album & Song Chart History". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Beastie Boys - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 

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