Escape (The Pina Colada Song) is a track played by singer, songwriter and novelist Rupert Holmes.
It was recorded in 1979 and released on the 21st of September, the same year.
The song is about the desire of variety of a man which is bored with his relationship. The man took out a personal ad and responded to the women who wrote it and they meet up at a bar called O'Malleys.
The man saw the women who turned out to be his Wife. In the end, even though both of them had the intention to cheat, they rekindled the love they felt for one another and found out the love they were looking for was right in front of them the whole time.
The track belongs to the soft rock’s musical genre.
The masterpiece was written by Rupert Holmes himself and, produced by the artist alongside Jim Boyer.
The track ended up being released by Infinity Records.
The song has two versions, one is of 4:34 minutes in lenth, and it’s the version that’s found on the album. The other one is of 3:50 in length, and it's the single version.
The song became popular once it got released as a single. It became the last number-one Billboard Hot 100 hit of the 1970s.
It was said that this song was the number one hit of the 1980s. But that was not true because it was topped by "Please Don't Go" by KC and the Sunshine Band.
Escape was played in various movies such as Shrek, The Sweetest Thing, Dirty Work, Guardians of the Galaxy, Wanted and Mars Attacks!. This track has been sung also in HBO TV series such as Dr. House (ringtone for the cell phone of Dr. Taub), True Blood (sang by Sookie).
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) stands as one of Holmes`s most famous songs and a signature track. The fact that it was covered by other artists is proof of the fact that is a successful and popular song among both the artist and the others.
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) is a beautiful song which survived the decades standing as an enduring hit.
It has been a part of people`s lives and preferences. It continues to inspire generation after generation.
You can learn how to play this hit by using the free piano sheet that we provide you on our website.