I'm Mandy Fly Me

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"I'm Mandy Fly Me"
Single by 10cc
from the album How Dare You!
B-side"How Dare You"
ReleasedMarch 1976
Format7" vinyl
Genre
Length4:37
LabelMercury
Songwriter(s)Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley
Producer(s)10cc
10cc singles chronology
"Art for Art's Sake"
(1975)
"I'm Mandy Fly Me"
(1976)
"The Things We Do for Love"
(1976)

"I'm Mandy Fly Me" is a single by 10cc released in 1976. It was taken from the How Dare You! album, and reached No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Writing and recording[edit]

In a radio interview,[2] Stewart recalled the origins of the song:

The intro to "I'm Mandy Fly Me" features one of the bridge sections of the band's 1974 song "Clockwork Creep".[citation needed] The section, whose lyrics are "Oh, no you'll never get me up in one of these again / 'Cause what goes up must come down", is rendered soft and tinny, as if heard playing from a portable transistor radio or an in-flight audio system.[citation needed]

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1975/6) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart [1] 6
Irish Singles Chart 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  2. ^ "I Write The Songs". The10ccfanclub.com. Retrieved 8 October 2018.