Jailbreak

Album: Jailbreak (1976)
Charted: 31
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  • Similar to Thin Lizzy's hit "The Boys Are Back In Town," this song finds the band singing about the hell and unrest they are about to cause this particular evening. Both songs became staples of Classic Rock radio.
  • The song was used in the movie Detroit Rock City in a scene where one of the characters escapes from the boarding school his mother had taken him to and heads for the Kiss concert at Detroit. >>
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    Edna - Madrid, Spain, for above 2
  • This was used in a 2017 commercial for Sonos home audio equipment where their sound system solves the problem of a silent home.
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Comments: 7

  • David from NycSomewhere in this town…

    maybe at the jail? They should check the jail. Probably there.
  • Dane from Green Cove Springs Fla., FlTotal badness...this song just rocks.My favorite Thin Lizzy song by far.
  • Harold from San Bernadino, CaGreat band!..wish they would have had more hits. and yeah, this one ROCKS!
  • John from Galway, IrelandGreat song, great Irish band.........say no more!!
  • Mike from Hueytown , AlThis may be the baddest coolest Rock and Roll song ever. HIGHLY underrated
  • Greg from Alsip, IlSometimes there ain't much more to say. Right on Cody!!
  • Cody from Janesville , Withis song kicks ass Thin Lizzy Rules
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