In this powerful hymn of a survivor, Brooks raises her figurative victory fist in the air. She said, "There's no song or lyric on the album that makes me feel this way. I've survived so many things in my life, on so many levels, and I think a lot of people have done the same and deserve credit for it."
Along with five other tracks on the Blurring The Edges album (including the hit "Bitch"), Brooks wrote this with the songwriter Shelly Peiken.
Ariana Grande's collaboration with Zedd, "Break Free" came about after the Russian-German producer overheard Grande performing at a label showcase while he was backstage, and he mentioned to his team that he wanted to work with her.