Band on the Run

Paul McCartney & Wings - Band on the Run
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1973 Ratings: #24 / 115
User Score
Based on 180 ratings
1973 Ratings: #22
Liked by 18 people
December 5, 1973 / Release Date
LP / Format
Apple / Label
Paul McCartney / Producer
Rock, Pop Rock / Genres
Paul McCartney, Wings / Primary Artists
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As someone who is a huge McCartney fan but not a huge Wings fan, I can confidently say that this is the best album that they released together.

Light 8/10
Good job, McCartney: even without the Beatles, you have an original sound. This was very enjoyable and I like his voice.
Paul portrays, once again, his extraordinary songwriting skills with a album that sounds fresh to this day
As I’ve worked my way through the music of The Beatles and their various side-projects after they’ve broken up, I’ve said many times that I’ve started to lose interest in Paul McCartney. By the end of The Beatles, I didn’t really feel like I was getting anything new from him - although I still maintain “Helter Skelter” is my all-time favorite Beatles song - and albums like “McCartney” and “Ram” have been fine, but only reinforce ... read more
"Band on the Run" has always been a favourite of mine and most people would agree. At the time the album received overwhelminly positive reviews and even today critics agree when they say this is Paul McCartneys best solo effort. Some songs are not as good as others ("Mamunia" and "Helen Wheels" for example) but the other songs are so damn good they outweigh the before mentioned songs. "Mrs. Vandebilt", "Band on the Run" and "Nineteen ... read more
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Added on: August 20, 2013