Take It Away by Paul McCartney


"Take It Away" is a single by Paul McCartney from his 1982 album Tug of War. The single spent sixteen weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, reaching #10{{cite web|title=Allmusic: Paul McCartney: Charts & Awards |publisher=allmusic.com|url= It reached #15 in the UK. The music video features former Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr and long-time producer George Martin, both of whom played on the track, as well as actor John Hurt.

Although there is a notable fade from "Tug of War" and into this song on the album, the single version of the song omits this, instead starting with a clean opening. The single also fades sooner, omitting part of the ending trumpet solo.