Fly (Jars of Clay song)

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"Fly"
Jarsofclay fly.jpg
Single by Jars of Clay
from the album The Eleventh Hour
Released 2002
Format CD
Recorded 2002
Genre Christian rock
Length 3:18 (Album Version)
Label Essential/Silvertone
Writer(s) Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark
Producer(s) Jars of Clay
Jars of Clay singles chronology
"I Need You"
(2002)
"Fly"
(2002)
"Revolution"
(2002)
Alternative covers
Mainstream radio single

"Fly" is a song written and performed by Jars of Clay. It was the first mainstream single and second Christian radio single from their 2002 studio album, The Eleventh Hour. A live version of the song appears on disc two of the band's 2003 double album, Furthermore: From the Studio, From the Stage.

Background[edit]

"Fly" is based on the story of a couple fighting a losing battle against the wife's cancer. Specifically, it is about the moment at which her husband "lets her go". The unnamed couple were friends or close acquaintances of band members.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All versions of the song written by Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, & Stephen Mason, unless otherwise noted

Mainstream radio single[edit]

  1. "Fly" (Radio Version) - 3:12

Christian radio single[edit]

  1. "Intro from Dan" - 0:60
  2. "Fly" (AC Radio Remix) - 3:14
  3. "More thoughts from Dan" - 0:24
  4. "Thoughts from Steve" - 0:37
  5. "Fly" (Album Version) - 3:18
  6. "Closing remarks from Steve" - 0:16

Performance credits[edit]

  • Dan Haseltine - vocals
  • Charlie Lowell - keyboards, background vocals
  • Stephen Mason - guitar, background vocals
  • Matt Odmark - guitar, background vocals
  • Aaron Sands - bass
  • Joe Porter - drums

Charts[edit]

Notes and references[edit]