Off the Ground (song)

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"Off the Ground"
Off the Ground CD5.jpg
Photo taken 1977.
Single by Paul McCartney
from the album Off the Ground
B-side"Cosmically Conscious"
Released19 April 1993
Format7" single, CD single
Songwriter(s)Paul McCartney
Producer(s)Paul McCartney and Julian Mendelsohn
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"C'Mon People"
"Off the Ground"
"Biker Like an Icon"

"Off the Ground" is a song by Paul McCartney and is from the album from the same name. The video can be seen on the DVD collection, The McCartney Years. The video was shot by Industrial Light & Magic. Some behind the scenes footage can be seen on the out of print VHS, Movin' On. The video features "Soggy Noodle", a short acoustic piece played as an intro which can be found as a B-side on the single release. In the US, it reached number 27 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[1]

The song was played live during The New World Tour that followed the release of the album; however, the song was omitted on the live album, Paul Is Live.

Track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "Off the Ground"
  2. "Cosmically Conscious"
CD single
  1. "Off the Ground" – 3:51
  2. "Cosmically Conscious" – 4:39
  3. "Style Style" – 5:59
  4. "Sweet Sweet Memories" – 4:02
  5. "Soggy Noodle"


  1. ^ "Paul McCartney Charts and Awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-14.