Flying to My Home

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"Flying to My Home"
Single by Paul McCartney
from the album Flowers in the Dirt
Released8 May 1989 (United Kingdom)
27 May 1989 (United States)
Format7" single; Maxi single; Cassette single; CD single
Recorded5 May 1988 - Hog Hill Mill, East Sussex
LabelCapitol Records (US/Canada)
Songwriter(s)Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello
Producer(s)Paul McCartney, Mitchell Froom, Neil Dorfsman
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"Once Upon a Long Ago"
"Flying to My Home"
"This One"

"Flying to My Home" is a song written by Paul McCartney. It was released as the B-side to the "My Brave Face" single from the album Flowers in the Dirt. The song ended up being placed into the Paul McCartney lyrics book titled Blackbird Singing numerous years following its initial release. The song is available on the 1993 remastered CD version of Flowers in the Dirt.[1]


  • Paul McCartney — Lead Vocals, backing vocals, bass, electric and slide guitar, autoharp, organ, percussion, drums
  • Hamish Stuart — Acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Whitten — Drums, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Linda McCartney - Backing Vocals [2]


  1. ^ Madinger, Chip; Mark Easter (2000). Eight Arms To Hold You: The Solo Beatles Compendium. Chesterfield, MO: 44.1 Productions, LP. p. 305. ISBN 0-615-11724-4.
  2. ^ Club Sandwich, n.52, Summer 1989, p.3