US album release: London Town by Wings

Wings’ seventh album, London Town, was released in the United States on 27 March 1978.

London Town album artwork - Wings

The single ‘With A Little Luck’, with ‘Backwards Traveller’/‘Cuff Link’ on the b-side, was released ahead of London Town in March 1978. It topped the US Billboard Hot 100, and peaked at number five in the UK.

London Town followed a week later. In the US it reached number two on the Billboard 200, on which it spent a total of 28 weeks. In the UK its highest position was number four, and it spent 23 weeks on the album chart.

A second single, ‘London Town’/‘I’m Carrying’, was issued in August 1978. It fared badly in the charts, peaking at number 39 in the US and number 60 in the UK.

Last updated: 15 July 2021
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