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Band on the Run is the hit single by Paul McCartneys band Wings. This single was taken from the album of the same nameNineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five was the second track on the single.

Band on the Run is a suite that consists of three parts. The song starts sober with a slide guitar and synthesizers, with Paul McCartney singing about his fate as a prisoner. After 1: 20 min is this about to a faster piece in which the phrase If we ever get out of here . Later Paul McCartney that that phrase comes from a comment fromGeorge Harrison at a meeting of the Beatles with Apple Records. The third and last part begins after 2: 05 Min. music explodes and is acquired by acoustic guitars, that the escape and liberation.

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Band on the Run in the Dutch Top 40

inside: 29-06-1974

Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Position 25 14 8 7 5 4 9 15 27 39 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Band on the Run 339 339 249 294 254 344 394 421 411 362 248 270 399 304 537

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