STORY OF SONG

Story of Song

This feel-good summer tune is the first single from Flo Rida’s album ‘Wild Ones’. The song contains a second generation sample in Avicii’s track ‘Levels’ which samples a 1961 Etta James song, ‘Something’s Got a Hold On Me’. In an interview with MTV News, Flo Rida said: “It’s legendary, we got Etta James featured on there, so it’s crazy.”

Release date

Released August 29, 2011

Songwriter/s

Arash Pournouri – Breyan Isaac – Etta James – Henry Walter – Leroy Kirkland – Lukasz Gottwald – Pearl Woods – Tim Bergling – Tramar Dillard

Label

Atlantic – Poe Boy

Chart Rankings

In the US, ‘Good Feeling’ peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 2 on the US Dance/Mix Show Airplay, and topped the Mainstream Top 40 and the US Rhythmic. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it Quadruple Platinum for sales over 4 million copies. In the UK, the single topped the Official Charts Company and the R&B charts. It was certified Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). ‘Good Feeling’ topped the charts in other countries including Austria, Germany, Ireland, and Scotland.  It reached the top 10 charts in Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland. The song was certified 5 times Platinum in Australia and Canada, Quadruple Platinum in Sweden, Double Platinum in New Zealand and Switzerland, and Platinum in both Austria and Germany. In Belgium, Denmark, France, and Italy, it was certified Gold. In Denmark, the song was certified Double Platinum for streams over 1.8 million.

Artist’s age on release date

Tramar Lacel Dillard, aka Flo Rida, was 32 years old when he released this song.

Cover Versions

Megan Nicole & Eppic – KELEBEK (The X Factor Australia 2013) – T.S. Miller – Jeremy Davis (drum) – Kevin Hammond (acoustic) – MattyBRaps – Seth G. (violin)

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