Paper Plane (song)

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For the M.I.A. song, see Paper Planes.
"Paper Plane"
Single by Status Quo
from the album Piledriver
B-side Softer Ride
Released 18 June 1972 (1972-06-18)
Format 7"
Recorded 1972
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:00
Label Vertigo
Writer(s) Francis Rossi
Bob Young
Producer(s) Status Quo
Status Quo singles chronology
"Tune to the Music"
(1971)
"Paper Plane"
(1972)
"Mean Girl"
(1973)

"Paper Plane" is a rock song originally by Status Quo released as a single in 1972 (reaching number 8 in the charts) and on their album Piledriver.

The song was written by Francis Rossi and Bob Young and was one of Status Quo's first successes in their new heavier musical direction.

It has more recently been covered by Persephone's Bees.