Original Don

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"Original Don"
Single by Major Lazer featuring The Partysquad
from the album Original Don
Released 4 November 2011
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Length 4:13
Label Downtown
Major Lazer singles chronology
"Jump Up"
"Original Don"
"Get Free"
"Jump Up"
"Original Don"
"Get Free"

"Original Don" is a song by musical project Major Lazer and The Partysquad from their 2011 extended play of the same name. The song was released as a digital download on 4 November 2011. The song has charted in the Netherlands.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Original Don" was first released onto YouTube on 8 December 2011 at a total length of two minutes and forty-two seconds. It features an American family, dancing around carrying various blade weapons, Diplo makes a cameo in the video.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Original Don" 4:13
2. "Original Don" (Crookers Remix) 4:30
3. "Original Don" (Diet Original Don) 4:52
4. "Original Don" (The Partysquad and Punish Smash Em Remix) 3:38

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[2] 98

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 4 November 2011[3] Digital download Downtown

In popular culture[edit]

A portion from the middle of the song was prominently featured in a television advertisement for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which aired in the summer of 2013 through the winter of 2013–14.[4]

The version featuring The Partysquad appeared on Dancing with the Stars during James Maslow and Petra Murgatroyd's freestyle dance number.[5]

Florida Gators gymnast, Bridget Sloan, used the song as her floor music for the 2015 season.[6]


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