Go Off

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"Go Off"
M.I.A. - Go Off.png
Single by M.I.A.
from the album AIM
Released 15 July 2016 (2016-07-15)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015–16
Genre
Length 3:05
Label Interscope
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Skrillex
M.I.A. singles chronology
"Borders"
(2015)
"Go Off"
(2016)
"Bird Song"
(2016)

"Borders"
(2015)
"Go Off"
(2016)
"Bird Song"
(2016)
Music video
"Go Off" on YouTube

"Go Off" is a song by British recording artist M.I.A. from her fifth studio album, AIM (2016). The track was written by M.I.A., Skrillex, and Blaqstarr. Production was handled by the latter two, alongside Tom Manaton. The song premiered on Annie Mac's eponymous radio show on 14 July 2016 and was self-released worldwide the following day as a digital download under exclusive license to Interscope Records. The track was met with mixed reviews.[1][2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was directed by M.I.A. herself.[3][4] It only consists of a series of surface mining site explosions as M.I.A. has revealed she did not want to feature any human beings in the video.[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[6] 82
UK Asian Music Chart (Official Charts Company)[7] 2
US Dance/Electronic Digital Songs (Billboard)[8] 14
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[9] 25
US Twitter Top Tracks (Billboard)[10] 29

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref
Worldwide 15 July 2016
Italy 29 July 2016 Contemporary hit radio Universal [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angus Walker (14 July 2016). "M.I.A. - Go Off Feat. Skrillex & Blaqstarr | Stream [New Song]". www.hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Sam Bennett (15 July 2016). "Listen: M.I.A. - "Go Off" - POParazzi Music News & Reviews". poparazzi.org. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "M.I.A - Go Off". Vevo. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "M.I.A - Go Off". Tidal (service). 14 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Adelle Platon (15 July 2016). "M.I.A. Debuts 'Go Off' Video | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 29, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Asian Music Chart Top 40 | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "M.I.A. - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  9. ^ "M.I.A. Chart History (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  10. ^ "M.I.A. - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  11. ^ "M.I.A. - Go Off RadioDate". Radioairplay.fm. 29 July 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016.