Three bands, three songs, one common title - the rather motivational-sounding Get Yourself Together. Has any other title ever produced three such different but equally brilliant songs? Quite frankly, I doubt it!
Firstly, we have French band Tahiti 80's gently encouraging pop nugget from their 2002 album Wallpaper For The Soul. This could well be enough to make me snap the hell out of any mood! (myspace / website)
Tahiti 80 - Get Yourself Together mp3 (available for 7 days)
Secondly, here's The Jam's slightly less altruistic but no less rousing take on the title, which can be found on the 1992 Extras album. (fan website)
The Jam - Get Yourself Together (live) mp3 (available for 7 days)
Finally, British band Velocette sing in French on this version of their sparkling debut single from 1997. This song has reared its lovely head at several important moments in my life and has secured itself a place in my top ten favourite songs ever, even though I dont officially have one.
Velocette - Get Yourself Together (French version) mp3 (available for 7 days)
You can buy music by all three bands from Play.com.
And since I love the song so much, here's the video for Velocette's English version of Get Yourself Together:
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