‘Rolling Stone’ Readers Pick Worst Songs Of The ’70s — Do You Agree? (page 5)
6. “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” –[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Rupert Holmes[/lastfm]: 1979
This song has forever become synonymous with island living and sipping Pina Colados on the beach, but even Holmes himself describes this song as both “pride and chagrin” for making him wealthy and famous, but drawing away from his more serious musical work.