Gettin' Over You

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"Gettin' Over You"

Official cover
Single by David Guetta and Chris Willis featuring Fergie and LMFAO
from the album One More Love
Released 2009 (as "Gettin' Over")
4 April 2010 (as "Gettin Over You")
Format CD, digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre
Length 3:02 (as "Gettin' Over")
3:08 (as "Gettin' Over You")
Label EMI Music France, Virgin
Writer(s) Chris Willis, will.i.am, Fergie, Red Foo, Sky Blu, David Guetta, Jean-Claude Sindres, Frédéric Riesterer, Sandy Vee
Producer(s) David Guetta, Jean-Claude Sindres, Sandy Vee, Frédéric Riesterer
David Guetta chronology
"Memories"
(2010)
"Gettin' Over/Gettin' Over You"
(2010)
"Wavin' Flag (Celebration Mix)"
(2010)
Chris Willis chronology
"Everytime We Touch"
(2009)
"Gettin' Over/Gettin' Over You"
(2010)
"Louder (Put Your Hands Up)"
(2011)
Fergie chronology
"We Are the World 25 for Haiti"
(2010)
"Gettin' Over You"
(2010)
"Beautiful Dangerous"
(2010)
LMFAO chronology
"Yes"
(2009)
"Gettin' Over You"
(2010)
"Party Rock Anthem"
(2010)

"Gettin' Over You" (originally titled Gettin' Over) is a song by French DJ David Guetta featuring vocals by American singer Chris Willis from his fourth studio album One Love. Gettin' Over You also features additional vocals by Fergie and rapper duet LMFAO was released as the second single from One More Love on 4 April 2010. The song became Guetta's first number-one hit in France and topped the dance charts in the United Kingdom and United States. It reached top five positions in Australia, Austria, Ireland, Italy and New Zealand.

Background and composition[edit]

The lyrics are written by Fergie, Willis, will.i.am and LMFAO. will.i.am was originally intended to perform the vocals alongside Willis and Fergie but he was replaced by LMFAO. In an interview with Digital Spy, Guetta described the song as "one of my more traditional guitar-sounding club tracks – in the vein of 'Love Is Gone'."[1] He said since he refused to let The Black Eyed Peas record the original version for their album The E.N.D., they decided to re-record the song with Fergie. Guetta explained, "Even after I refused to let the Peas have it, Fergie was still saying, 'I love that track!' So I said, 'If you still want to do it, then we'll do it together'. I wanted to keep Chris Willis on there because I've been working with him since the beginning [...] He's the best singer on the planet."[1]

Redfoo from LMFAO told MTV News the concept the of song: "You're in love with a girl and then you guys separate," he said, then joked, "She probably got with Lil Jon or somebody," before continuing, "So I'm gonna party 'til you come get me."[2]

"Gettin' Over You" is written in the key of F-major and is in common time with a tempo of 130 beats per minute. The song uses open fifths instead of a chord progression.

Critical reception[edit]

Robert Copsey of Digital Spy gave the song three out of five stars. He felt that despite the song's "pounding beats and jaggedy axe" that "LMFAO ruin[s] the breakdown, proving that too many cooks can spoil an otherwise tasty electro-housey broth."[3] Chris Willis's vocal performance was praised by Entertainment Weekly stating: "Willis has a pleasant rasp to his voice, and he guts this one out like the lives of millions of glowsticks hang in the balance".[4] A reviewer from FemaleFirst' stated that "Gettin' Over You" is a "huge summer anthem" and gave it four out of five stars.[5]

Music video[edit]

The music video began production on 20 April 2010 with Rich Lee who has in the past filmed videos for The Black Eyed Peas.[6] The music video premiered on Tuesday, 18 May 2010.[7] It features Guetta, Willis, Fergie and LMFAO all producing the song in a recording studio. A teenager then overhears them and gets his friends who bring recording equipment which draws in more teenagers who enter the studio, Guetta, Fergie, and Willis are surprised at first but then accept their presence and go outside with the fans, they finish their song, all the teenagers applaud the performance.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Gettin' Over You" (Radio Edit) 3:06
2. "Gettin' Over You" (Extended Mix) 6:00
3. "Gettin' Over You" (Mitomi Tokoto Remix) 7:50
4. "Gettin' Over You" (Sidney Samson Remix) 6:02
5. "Gettin' Over You" (Avicii's Vocal Mix At Night Vocal Mix) 6:15
6. "Gettin' Over You" (Avicii's Vocal Mix At Night Dub Mix) 6:15
7. "Gettin' Over You" (Thomas Gold Remix) 6:35

Charts[edit]

Charts (2010/2012) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[8] 5
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[9] 4
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[10] 18
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[11] 12
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[12] 12
Czech Republic (IFPI)[13] 5
Denmark (Tracklisten)[14] 19
European Hot 100 Singles[15] 2
France (SNEP)[16] 1
Germany (Media Control AG)[17] 15
Hungary (Single Top 20)[18] 3
Ireland (IRMA)[19] 4
Italy (FIMI)[20] 3
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[21] 21
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[22] 3
Poland (Dance Top 50)[23] 4
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[24] 1
Slovakia (IFPI)[25] 1
South Korea International Singles (Gaon)[26] 188
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[27] 13
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[28] 28
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[29] 11
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[30] 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[31] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[32] 31
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[33] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[34] 21

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Position
Australian Singles Chart[35] 39
European Hot 100 Singles[36] 29
German Singles Chart[37] 51
Italian Singles Chart[38] 31
Spanish Singles Charts[39] 36
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[40] 29

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[41] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Germany (BVMI)[42] Gold 150,000^
Italy (FIMI)[43] Platinum 30,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[44] Gold 20,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
France 12 April 2010[45] Virgin Records Digital download
31 May 2010[46] CD
Germany 12 April 2010[47] Digital download
28 May 2010[48] CD
United States 17 May 2010[49] Astralwerks Digital download
United Kingdom 31 May 2010[50] Virgin Records

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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