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Come and Get It (John Newman song)

"Come and Get It"
Single by John Newman
from the album Revolve
Released 17 July 2015
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015
Genre
Length 3:04
Label Island
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • John Newman
  • Greg Kurstin
John Newman singles chronology
"Blame"
(2014)
"Come and Get It"
(2015)
"Tiring Game"
(2015)

"Come and Get It" is a single by English soul singer and musician John Newman. The song was released on 17 July 2015 as the lead single from his second studio album Revolve (2015). A music video was commissioned for it to promote the song. The song was written and produced by Newman and Greg Kurstin. It has received positive critical reception and was also featured on the soundtrack for the video game Madden NFL 16.[1]

Contents

  • Background 1
  • Critical reception 2
  • Music video 3
  • Track listing 4
  • Charts 5
  • Release history 6
  • References 7

Background

Newman wrote the song with the intention of writing something to enjoy in the car, and took inspiration from the sun.[2] It is the lead single from his second studio album Revolve. It premiered on Capital FM.[2]

Critical reception

Brice Ezell of PopMatters commended the song for containing a "positively huge" chorus that was "catchy in a near undeniable way",[3] while Alexander Bradley of Gigsandfestivals.com called it "upbeat and infectious".[4] Tarynn Law of The 405 commended the song's blend of "soul, funk, and gritty, blues-esque lyrical delivery is welcomed",[5] while Natalie Harmsen noted its "upbeat jangly swing accompanied by a funky melody that adds a Pharrell-esque twist".[6]

Music video

A music video was commissioned for the song. It features Newman and starts off black and white before becoming full colour. It features him driving himself and a girl into the sunset.[7] The idea of the video was created by Newman, who explained that he wrote the script for the video while in Los Angeles, and that it was originally intended for another song. Initially, two videos were created – one a prequel to the other – however only one of them was used after "Come and Get It" was selected as the new single. The video was directed by Alex Heron, the only one of Newman's producers who believed that the idea would work. It is based upon an event that happened in Newman's life.[8]

Track listing

Digital download – Single[9]
No. Title Length
1. "Come and Get It"   3:04
Digital download – Remixes[10]
No. Title Length
1. "Come and Get It" (Tobtok Remix) 4:22
2. "Come and Get It" (Kideko Remix) 4:51

Charts

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[11] 43
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[12] 3
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[13] 9
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[14] 33
Hungary (Single Top 40)[15] 14
Ireland (IRMA)[16] 53
Mexico Ingles Airplay (Billboard)[17] 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[18] 69
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[19] 28
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 20)[20] 10
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[21] 3
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[22] 27
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[23] 19
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[24] 29
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[25] 5

Release history

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom[9][10] 17 July 2015 Digital download Island Records

References

  1. ^ "Listen to the Madden NFL 16 Soundtrack". EA Sports. Electronic Arts Inc. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Davidson, Amy (29 May 2015). "John Newman is premiering his new single Come and Get It on Monday".  
  3. ^ "John Newman - "Come and Get It" (video)". PopMatters. 
  4. ^ """John Newman returns with new single "Come and Get It. Gigsandfestivals.com. 
  5. ^ "'"John Newman - 'Come and Get It. The 405. 
  6. ^ "John Newman Wants You To 'Come And Get It". MusicDash. 
  7. ^ "21 June 2015". This Week's Fresh Music Top 20. 21 June 2015.  
  8. ^ "'"WATCH: John Newman Releases A Behind The Scenes Video Of 'Come And Get It.  
  9. ^ a b iTunes - Music - Come and Get It - Single by John Newman
  10. ^ a b iTunes - Music - Come and Get It (Remixes) - Single by John Newman
  11. ^ "Austriancharts.at – John Newman – Come And Get It" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  12. ^ "Ultratop.be – John Newman – Come And Get It" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  13. ^ "Ultratop.be – John Newman – Come And Get It" (in French). Ultratip.
  14. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  15. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  16. ^ "Chart Track: Week 30, 2015". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  17. ^ "Mexico Ingles Airplay".  
  18. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – John Newman – Come And Get It" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  19. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – John Newman search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  20. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 20.
  21. ^ "Archive Chart: 2015-07-24". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  22. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201526 into search.
  23. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – John Newman – Come And Get It" Canciones Top 50.
  24. ^ "Swisscharts.com – John Newman – Come And Get It". Swiss Singles Chart.
  25. ^ "Archive Chart: 2015-07-24" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
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