World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Love Is Free

Article Id: WHEBN0014919461
Reproduction Date:

Title: Love Is Free  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Sheryl Crow, Lake Pontchartrain, The Malloys, List of awards and nominations received by Sheryl Crow
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Love Is Free

"Love Is Free"
Detours
Released January 2008
Format Digital download, CD Single
Genre Pop rock
Length 03:23
Label A&M
Writer(s) Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
Producer Bill Bottrell
Sheryl Crow singles chronology

"Shine over Babylon"
(2007)
"Love Is Free"
(2008)
"Now That You're Gone"
(2008)

"Love is Free" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. It was released as the second single from Crow's sixth studio album Detours. Its predecessor "Shine over Babylon" was airplay only.

On her website, Crow states that she was inspired by the floods in New Orleans. "What struck me about it is the stoicism of the New Orleans people, they are very spiritually based. You can see it in their eyes that they aren't going to give up, they are going to rebuild."

Music video

The music video shows Crow singing with an acoustic guitar in a boat while coming across all kind of characters. It was directed by The Malloys.

The video for "Love Is Free" was added to the popular video sharing site YouTube on 17 January 2008 and has had over 1,000,000 views.

Track listing

Maxi CD

  1. "Love Is Free" (Album Version) - 3:23
  2. "Drunk With the Thought of You" (Live Acoustic Version) - 2:46
  3. "Shine Over Babylon" (Live Acoustic Version) - 4:01
  4. "Love Is Free" (Enhanced Music Video)

Chart performance

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[1] 46
Japan (Hot 100) 10
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[1] 51
Romania (Top 100) 56
Austria (Austrian Singles Chart)[1] 57
Belgium (Belgium Singles Chart)[1] 50
Germany (Media Control Charts) 49
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 77
US Billboard Adult Top 40[2] 17
US Billboard Pop 100[2] 63
US Billboard Adult Album Alternative 5
United Kingdom (UK Singles Chart) 76
World Adult Top 20 8

Year-end charts

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Hot Triple A Songs 18

References

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.