Free by Mýa


"Free" is a song by American recording artist Mýá Harrsion. It served as Harrison's third and final single from her second studio album Fear of Flying (2000). Originally featured on the soundtrack to the 2000 film Bait, the song was one of the two tracks added to the re-release edition of Fear of Flying on November 7, 2000. It was written and composed by Jimmy Jam, Harrison, Terry Lewis, Alexander Richbourg, and Tony Tolbert. The lyrics of the song speak of being young and enjoying life.

The song received generally mixed reviews from contemporary music critics, musically comparing Free to Janet Jackson's fourth studio album Control (1986). "Free" underperformed on Billboards US Hot 100; peaking and spending two non-consecutive weeks at number forty-two. It was the second single by Harrison failed to reach the coveted Top 40. It performed even worse on Billboards component chart Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart peaking at a moderately low number fifty-two. Internationally, the single reached the Top Five in Australia and Top 20 in the UK. The song's accompanying music video was filmed by director Dave Meyers. Harrison incorporates various dance routines throughout the video.