Written by: Paul and Linda McCartney
Recorded: October 1970 – April 1971
Producer: Paul and Linda McCartney
Released: 21 May 1971 (UK), 17 May 1971 (US)
Paul McCartney: vocals, bass guitar
Linda McCartney: backing vocals
David Spinozza/Hugh McCracken: guitar
Denny Seiwell: drums
One of five co-written songs on Paul and Linda McCartney’s 1971 album Ram, Eat At Home was written about their love of domestic life together.
In 1975 Paul McCartney was asked about the song, and said it was “a plea for home cooking – it’s obscene”. Certainly the lyrics are a barely-disguised come-on, with eating used as a euphemism for sex.
Eat At Home was released as a single in several European countries in 1971, with Smile Away on the b-side. Although not issued in the US or UK, it reached number seven in the Netherlands and eight in Norway.
Wings later performed Eat At Home during their European tour.