Biker Like an Icon

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"Biker Like an Icon"
Biker like an icon cd.jpg
Single by Paul McCartney
from the album Off the Ground
Released 8 November 1993
Format 7" single, CD single
Genre Rock
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"Off the Ground"
"Biker Like an Icon"
"Transpiritual Stomp"
(The Fireman)

"Biker Like an Icon" is a song by Paul McCartney from his 1993 album Off the Ground. It was released as 7" and CD singles. The music video for the song first aired on MTV's First Look television show.[1] The clip was repeated the following day.[1] Commenting this song, Paul McCartney stated that the line "Biker like an icon" came from a conversation about photo cameras with his wife Linda McCartney. The phrase "I like a Leica" became "I like a Nikon" and the lyrics were built around that line with a story of a girl loving a biker like an icon.

Track listing[edit]

7" single, CD single version 1
  1. "Biker Like an Icon"
  2. "Things We Said Today"
CD single version 2
  1. "Biker Like an Icon"
  2. "Midnight Special"
  3. "Things We Said Today"
  4. "Biker Like an Icon" (live)


  1. ^ a b Miles, Barry; Badman, Keith, eds. (2001). The Beatles Diary After the Break-Up: 1970-2001 (reprint ed.). London: Music Sales Group. ISBN 9780711983076.