Closer to Free by BoDeans.

I don’t know about you, but every time I hear this song I think of the intro to Party of Five. In fact, it was the use of this song in the show that gave the Bodeans their biggest hit. Can you think of any other songs by them? Unfortunately, I can’t either.

Closer to Free was released as a single in 1996, an actual re-release, after gaining popularity because of Party of Five which ran from 1994-2000. The single peaked at #16 on Billboard’s Hot 100. It is featured on their fifth album, Go Slow Down. It also appeared in the 1995 Disney film Heavyweights, starring Aaron Schwartz and Ben Stiller.

The lyrics are upbeat, discussing the idea that everyone wants to be free – to live the way they want, love the way they want, and have an enjoyable life.

Above is the official music video. To watch the Party of Five intro, click HERE.

 

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