Fly Away from Here

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"Fly Away from Here"
Aerosmith Fly Away from Here.jpg
Single by Aerosmith
from the album Just Push Play
ReleasedJune 2, 2001
FormatCD
Recorded2001
GenreHard rock
Length5:01
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)Marti Frederiksen
Todd Chapman
Producer(s)Steven Tyler
Joe Perry
Marti Frederiksen
Mark Hudson
Aerosmith singles chronology
"Jaded"
(2000)
"Fly Away from Here"
(2001)
"Sunshine"
(2001)

"Fly Away from Here" is a 2001 power ballad by Aerosmith. It was the second single on their album, Just Push Play. It was written by Aerosmith songwriters Marti Frederiksen and Todd Chapman. The song is a ballad about wanting to get away or escape with a loved one. It failed to make a significant impact on the charts, but did receive some airplay on adult contemporary varieties. The song is also featured in a slideshow of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.[clarification needed]

Although not a Top 40 hit in the U.S., "Fly Away from Here" did make it to the number-one spot in Israel and stayed there for four weeks.[citation needed]

Music video[edit]

The video for the song, directed by Joseph Kahn, was very futuristic and high-tech. The video also stars the actress Jessica Biel, and Steven Tyler's youngest daughter Chelsea portraying Steven as a child in this video.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fly Away from Here (Radio Remix Edit)"
  2. "Fly Away from Here (Album Version)"
  3. "Fly Away from Here (Rock Remix Edit)"
  4. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing (Armageddon Version)"

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Jim Cox – piano
  • Paul Santo – Kurzweil

References[edit]