"Set You Free" is a single by American blues rock duo The Black Keys from their second album, Thickfreakness. It was recorded in Patrick Carney's basement. Set You Free Lyrics: You hold on / To love that's gone / Run a mile / To see him smile / But you don't know / He's door to door / Playing you / For the fool. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Set You Free" on Discogs. Listen to Set You Free on Spotify. The Black Keys · Song · This track is the lead single from The Black Keys second studio album. It's a straightforward plea to a love interest to leave her current man. The Black Keys "Set You Free": You hold on To love that's gone Run a mile To see him smile But you don't know He's door to doo. The song 'Set You Free' by The Black Keys has a tempo of beats per minute (BPM) on 'Thickfreakness'. General Commentyeah, obviously this song is about a guy trying to convince a girl that the douche she is with is not worth it because he's running around on her. The Black Keys · Set You Free. Lyrics are temporarily not available. Be the first to add the lyrics and earn points. Add lyrics. More albums The Black Keys. To see him smile. But you don't know. He's door to door. Playing you. For the fool. Let him go. Walk out your door. And come to me. I'm gonna set you free.