Fear of Flying (album)

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Fear of Flying
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 25, 2000 (2000-04-25)
(see release history)
RecordedSeptember 1999—March 2000
GenreR&B
Length63:44
LabelInterscope
ProducerHaqq Islam (exec.)  · Mýa Harrison (exec.)  · Steve Stoute (exec.)  · Jerry Duplessis  · Damon Elliott  · Jerome "Knobody" Foster  · Wyclef Jean  · Rodney Jerkins  · Jimmy Jam  · Terry Lewis  · Tricky Stewart  · Robin Thicke  · Soulshock & Karlin  · Swizz Beatz
Mýa chronology
Mýa
(1998)
Fear of Flying Moodring
(2003)
Singles from Fear of Flying
  1. "The Best of Me"
    Released: March 6, 2000
  2. "Case of the Ex"
    Released: August 28, 2000
  3. "Free"
    Released: March 13, 2001

Fear of Flying is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Mýa, released April 25, 2000 on Interscope Records. It features the hit single "Case of the Ex."

Track listing[change | change source]

Original release[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Turn It Up (Intro)"  Mýa HarrisonSwizz Beatz 1:22
2. "Case of the Ex"  Tricky Stewart, Traci Hale, TabTricky Stewart 3:56
3. "Ride & Shake"  Anthony Dent, Tamara SavageAnthony Dent 4:00
4. "That's Why I Wanna Fight"  Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Rodney JerkinsRodney Jerkins 4:35
5. "Pussycats"  Harrison, Jerry Duplessis, Jimmy Cozier, Wyclef JeanJerry Duplessis & Wyclef Jean 4:21
6. "The Best of Me" (featuring Jadakiss)Harrison, Cozier, Kasseem Dean, Jason Phillips, Mashonda Tifrere, Teron BealSwizz Beatz 4:12
7. "Lie Detector" (featuring Beenie Man)Harrison, Duplessis, Jean, Moses DavisJerry Duplessis & Wyclef Jean 4:21
8. "How You Gonna Tell Me"  Harrison, Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Kandi BurrussShe'kspere, Kandi Burruss 3:35
9. "Grandma Says (Skit)" (featuring Chris Thomas & Nonchalant)HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 0:48
10. "Takin' Me Over" (featuring Left Eye)Harrison, James Gass, Lisa Left Eye Lopes, Robert Daniels, Robin ThickeRobin Thicke 3:55
11. "Now or Never"  Bobby Keyes, Gass, Daniels, ThickeRobin Thicke 3:50
12. "Fear of Flying"  D.Thompson, Jerome "Knobody" Foster, Jimmy Davis, BealKnobody 4:24
13. "Flying (Interlude)"  HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 0:52
14. "Can't Believe"  C. Higgens, Carsten Schack, K.KarlinSoulshock & Karlin 4:16
15. "No Tears on My Pillow"  Harrison, ThickeThicke  
16. "For the First Time"  Harrison, Darryl Pearson, Chucky ThompsonDarryl "DAY" Pearson 4:20
17. "Man in My Life"  Rod TempertonThe Mercenaries, Poke & Tone 4:32
18. "Get Over (Outro)"  HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 2:27

Re-release[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Turn It Up (Intro)"  Mýa HarrisonSwizz Beatz 1:22
2. "Case of the Ex"  Tricky Stewart, Traci Hale, TabStewart 3:56
3. "Free"  Alex Richbourg, James Harris, Harrison; Terry Lewis, Tony TolbertJimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Big Jim Wright 5:21
4. "Pussycats"  Harrison, Jerry Duplessis, Jimmy Cozier, Wyclef JeanJerry Duplessis & Wyclef Jean 4:21
5. "Again & Again"  Harrison, A. Bagge , A. Tennant, C. Ogalde, L. Bagge, W. HectorBAG & Arnthor, Harrison, Damon Elliott 3:29
6. "How You Gonna Tell Me"  Harrison, Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Kandi BurrussShe'kspere, Kandi Burruss 3:35
7. "Grandma Says (Skit)" (featuring Chris Thomas & Nonchalant)HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 0:48
8. "Takin' Me Over" (featuring Left Eye)Harrison, James Gass, Lisa Left Eye Lopes, Robert Daniels, Robin ThickeRobin Thicke 3:55
9. "The Best of Me" (featuring Jadakiss)Harrison, Cozier, Kasseem Dean, Jason Phillips, Mashonda Tifrere, Teron BealSwizz Beatz 4:12
10. "Lie Detector" (featuring Beenie Man)Harrison, Duplessis, Jean, DavisJerry Duplessis & Wyclef Jean 4:25
11. "Fear of Flying"  D.Thompson, Jerome "Knobody" Foster, Jimmy Davis, BealKnobody 4:24
12. "Fear of Flying (Interlude)"  HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 0:52
13. "Now or Never"  Bobby Keyes, Gass, Daniels, ThickeRobin Thicke 3:50
14. "Man in My Life"  Rod TempertonThe Mercenaries, Poke & Tone 4:32
15. "Can't Believe"  C. Higgens, Carsten Schack, K.KarlinSoulshock & Karlin  
16. "That's Why I Wanna Fight"  Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Rodney JerkinsRodney Jerkins 4:35
17. "Ride & Shake"  Anthony Dent & Tamara SavageAnthony Dent 4:00
18. "Get Over (Outro)"  HarrisonChucky Thompson, Harrison 2:27

Charts and certifications[change | change source]

Tour[change | change source]

Nominations[change | change source]

Year Ceremony Award Result
2001 MOBO Best Album Nominated
Soul Train Music Awards Best R&B/Soul Album - Female Nominated

Personnel[change | change source]

Musicians[change | change source]

Production[change | change source]

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Format Edition(s) Label
Australia August 21, 2001 CD, LP Standard[17] Universal Music Group, Interscope Records
Germany June 19, 2000
May 8, 2001 Bonus tracks[18]
Japan April 28, 2000 Standard[19][20] Universal Music Japan
United States April 25, 2000 Interscope Records
November 7, 2000 Bonus tracks[21]
United Kingdom July 24, 2000 Standard[22] Polydor Records
February 21, 2001 Bonus tracks[23]

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