The 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
276-Rupert Holmes-(Escape) The Pina Colada Song.
1979-Number 23 single.
Best Bit-At 2.21.They have both just found out their partner has been cheating on them,so what do they do.they laugh for a moment and say ‘I never knew that you liked Pina Colada.’
Rupert Holmes was born David Goldstein on February 24,1947 in Northwich,Cheshire,England.At the age of six he moved with his family to New York.He is a singer/songwriter,musician,dramatist and author but readily admits that the one thing most people know him for is this song.
Escape(The Pina Colada Song) is about a man who is bored with his current relationship.One morning he reads the personal advertisements and one catches his eye,a woman who is seeking a man who must like Pina Coladas,intrigued he takes out an ad in reply and arranges to meet the woman only to find out upon the meeting that the woman is his current partner.
‘So I waited with high hopes then she walked in the place.I knew her smile in an instant I knew the curve of her face.’
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