No Getaway
by UFO

Album: Making Contact (1983)

Songfacts®:

  • In Flyin' High (Again), an interview with Phil Mogg by Dick Dickson, published in the December 13-26, 1984 issue of Kerrang!, it was revealed that "No Getaway" is based on a film called The Fan.

    There are a number of films with that title, but the only one that fits is the 1981 thriller starring Lauren Bacall. The Internet Movie Database said of this film: "A record salesman is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen... However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses [sic] friends, then at her."

    Which is clearly not the sort of thing the charismatic Mr Mogg would ever do! Running to 3 minutes 32 seconds, "No Getaway" is the ninth track in the 1983 Making Contact album and was co-written with lead guitarist Paul Chapman and Neil Carter. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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