The song, which was produced by Rod Temperton, was in the Netherlands, like its predecessor, Rock With You , not a big hit. It just came to a twenty-third position in theDutch Top 40 . However, in the United States, it was his third top 10 hit from the album, that Michael Jackson was the first artist who got this done. The song is about going out and leaving your problems: "When the world is on your shoulder / Gotta straighten up your act and boogie down."
- 2nd Edition as a single
- 3 song climbed
The song was performed during the Destiny World Tour ', the' Triumph Tour and the "Victory Tour" of the Jacksons. Michael Jackson performed the song during his solo on 'Bad World Tour'. On the second leg of this tour is the number, however, removed from the setlist.
- "Off the Wall" - 4:06
- "Working Day and Night" - 5:04
- "Off the Wall" - 3:47
- "Get on the Floor" - 4:37
Dutch Top 40 [ edit ]Edit
|Chart position: 05-01-1980 t / m 02-02-1980|
Dutch Single Top 100 [ edit ]Edit
|Chart position: (Week 1 t / m 8) 15-12-1979 t / m 09-02-1980
Chart position: (Week 9 t / m 11) 04-07-2009 t / m 18-07-2009
|Number (s) with markings
in the Radio 2 Top 2000
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