Let Me Fly

Album: Let Me Fly (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Many of the songs Mike Rutherford writes have a foreboding flavor, but "Let Me Fly" is a very positive song. He says the message is, "Don't have any regrets. If you want to try something, do it."
  • This is the title track to the eighth Mike + The Mechanics album, the second with the new lineup featuring vocalists Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar. Roachford, who had a UK solo hit with "Cuddly Toy (Feel For Me)," sang lead on this one.
  • Rutherford and Roachford wrote this song with Clark Datchler, who was lead singer in the band Johnny Hates Jazz. He wrote their hit "Shattered Dreams."
  • Like the monster Mike + The Mechanics hit "The Living Years," this song features a choir. It's comprised of Cherrice Kirton, Godfrey Gayle, Joy Malcolm, Priscilla Jones, Subrina McCalla and Xavier Barnett.

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