"Privilege (Set Me Free)" is a song written by Mel London and Mike Leander for the movie "Privilege". The song was re-recorded by the Patti Smith Group and released as the second single from their 1978 album Easter.
The following is quoted from the album:
- the title track from the john hayman-peter watkins production of the film privilege. a movie that
- merged the rock martyr (paul jones) with all the sacristal images of the sixties...the cross..
- the christ..the whip and the lashes that served to veil velvet weeping balls-the eyes
- of jean shrimpton.