"Original Don" Released 4 November 2011 Recorded 2011 Genre
Length 4: 13 Label Downtown Songwriter(s)
David James Andrew Taylor
Thomas Wesley Pentz
Rodney Basil Price
Original Don" (2011)
" Get Free" (2012)
Original Don" is a song by musical project Major Lazer and the Partysquad from their 2011 extended play of the same name. It was released as a digital download on 4 November 2011. The song charted in the Netherlands.
Background [ edit ]
An undished version of "Original Don" had surfaced on the Internet months before its official release.
The song's initial cover artwork was inspired by the fictional character  Don Draper.
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.
Track listing [ edit ]
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 ]
Release history [ edit ]
4 November 2011
 Digital download
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.
The version featuring the Partysquad appeared on
during Dancing with the Stars James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd's freestyle dance number.
Florida Gators gymnast, Bridget Sloan, used the song as her floor music for the 2015 season.
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