"Escape," better known as "The Piña Colada Song," was not recorded by Jimmy Buffett. The song was written and recorded by Rupert Holmes for his 1979 album "Partners in Crime."
"Escape" was a No. 1 pop hit, and it was Rupert Holmes' most successful song. It has been featured in several movies, including "Shrek," "The Sweetest Thing," "American Splendor," "Bewitched" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."
Rupert Holmes does not actually like piña coladas; he says that the drink "tastes like Kaopectate and club soda." He has written several other songs that have been recorded by singers from Barbra Streisand to Britney Spears, and he has also written several plays and musicals, including the Tony Award-winning "Drood."
Probably because of the style of Jimmy Buffet songs. and because of other songs like Margaritaville or It's Five O'Clock Somewhere. maybe people thought mixed drinks. Margarita .
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