Free Like the Wind

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"Free Like the Wind"
Free Like the Wind.jpg
Single by Alexander Klaws
from the album Here I Am
Released27 October 2003 (2003-10-27)
  • Dieter Bohlen
Alexander Klaws singles chronology
"Stay with Me"
"Free Like the Wind"
"Behind the Sun"

"Free Like the Wind" is a song by German recording artist Alexander Klaws. Written and produced by frequent contributor Dieter Bohlen, it was released as the lead single from Klaws's second album Here I Am (2004), while serving as the theme song for the television film Held der Gladiatoren (2003). Upon its release, the uplifting ballad debuted at number-one on the German Singles Chart, become his second single to do so, and reached number two in both Austria and Switzerland.

Formats and track listings[]

1."Free Like the Wind" (Radio Version)3:47
2."Free Like the Wind" (Orchestral Version)3:46
3."Free Like the Wind" (Instrumental Version)3:45
4."Like a Hero"3:37

Credits and personnel[]

Credits taken from Here I Am liner notes.[1]



Region Certification Certified units/sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[11] Gold 15,000*
Germany (BVMI)[12] Platinum 300,000^

* Sales figures based on certification alone.
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ Here I Am (liner notes). Alexander Klaws. Hansa, SonyBMG. 2003.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. ^ " – Alexander – Free Like the Wind" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  3. ^ " – Alexander – Free Like the Wind" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  4. ^ " – Alexander – Free Like the Wind". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Jahreshitparade Singles 2003". Retrieved 2020-02-12.
  6. ^ "Top 100 Singles-Jahrescharts (2003)". Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  7. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2003 –" (in German). Swiss Singles Chart. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-03-22.
  8. ^ "Jahreshitparade Singles 2004". Retrieved 2020-02-12.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Singles-Jahrescharts (2004)". Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  10. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2004". Retrieved 2020-02-12.
  11. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Alexander – Free Like the Wind" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Alexander; 'Free Like the Wind')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 12 November 2018.

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