Blast Off (song)

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"Blast Off"
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Single by David Guetta and Kaz James
from the album Listen Again
Released9 June 2014 (2014-06-09)
Genre Electronic rock
Length3:07(radio edit)
5:37 (original mix)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • David Guetta
  • Kaz James
  • Ralph Wegner
David Guetta singles chronology
"Bad"
(2014)
"Blast Off"
(2014)
"Lovers on the Sun"
(2014)
Kaz James singles chronology
"Stars"
(2013)
"Blast Off"
(2014)
"Show Me All Your Love"
(2014)
Music video
"Blast Off" (Lyrics Video) on YouTube

"Blast Off" is a song by French house music producer and disc jockey (DJ) David Guetta and Australian singer and DJ Kaz James. It was released as a digital download on 9 June 2014. [1] [2] The song was written by Guetta, James, Ralph Wegner, Ebow Graham, Pavan Mukhi, and Giorgio Tuinfort. It features uncredited vocals by Ebow Graham (better known as Metropolis of Foreign Beggars), with additional uncredited guitar performed by Michael Nadeau. [3] The composition is largely based upon the original instrumentation of the song "Ain't Talkin' 'bout Love", by Van Halen. [4] In 2014, "Blast Off" was included in Guetta's Lovers on the Sun EP. [3] The track was also featured on the original motion picture soundtrack of the 2015 film Furious 7 . It was later included in the 2015 re-release of Guetta's sixth studio album, entitled Listen Again as a bonus track.

Contents

Music video

The animated lyric video, directed by Olivier Boscovitch, was published onto YouTube through David Guetta's official channel on 14 June 2014. Following the comic strip theme used for previous singles "Bad" and "Shot Me Down", it features a skateboarding, guitar-playing boy who runs away from home.

Track listing

Digital download – original mix [2]
No.TitleLength
1."Blast Off"5:37
Digital download – radio edit [5]
No.TitleLength
1."Blast Off"3:07
Digital download – EP [6]
No.TitleLength
1."Blast Off" (Radio Edit)3:08
2."Bad" (Radio Edit)2:51
3."Shot Me Down" (Radio Edit)3:11

Charts

Chart (2014)Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) [7] 33
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) [8] 9
France (SNEP) [9] 33
South Korea International Downloads (GAON) [10] 27

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