Free (Rivermaya album)

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Studio album by Rivermaya
Released August 2000
Genre Alternative rock, pop
Length 46:30
Label Self-release/independent
Producer Rico Blanco
Rivermaya chronology
It's Not Easy Being Green
(1999)It's Not Easy Being Green1999
Tuloy ang Ligaya
(2001)Tuloy ang Ligaya2001
Singles from Free
  1. "Ambulansya"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Faithless"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Free, is the fifth album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 10 tracks and was released independently on the internet, literally given away for free which is another first for any Filipino artist. “Free” was also named Album of the Year in the NU Rock Awards 2000 & is the last album with Nathan Azarcon.[2][3][4]

The song "Imbecillesque" was re-released on their 2005 EP entitled "You'll Be Safe Here". The song "Straight No Chaser" was later covered by actor and reggae artist Boy2 Quizon.

On the back cover of the album, tracks #7 and #8 were typed incorrectly as in the order of the songs in the album.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, arranged and produced by Rico Blanco except track 3 and 8 by Nathan Azarcon.[5]

No. Title Length
1. "Faithless" 4:19
2. "Serious Offender" 4:17
3. "Again" 3:17
4. "Stranded" 3:56
5. "Imbecillesque" 4:12
6. "Ambulansya" 7:15
7. "It's Strange But It's True" 4:24
8. "Straight No Chaser" 3:10
9. "Tulog" 3:47
10. "Steady" 7:53



  1. ^ Gonzales, David. "Allmusic review". Retrieved 2012-07-11. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "TALK @ - The Online Home of the Pinoy Musician - Index". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Philippine Radio Station". NU 107 FM. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  5. ^ "CD Inlay Infos". 2011-07-21. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-07-11. 

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