Just like a rollin' stone
I'm outside lookin' in
But if your chance came would you take it
Where on earth do I begin
I'm Mandy fly me

I've often heard her jingle
It's never struck a chord
With a smile as bright as sunshine
She called me through the poster
And welcomed me aboard
She led me she fed me
She read me like a book
But I'm hiding in the small print
Won't you take another look
And take me away
Try me Mandy fly me away

The world was spinning like a ball
And then it wasn't there at all
And as my heart began to fall

I saw her walking on the water
As the sharks were comin' for me
I felt Mandy pull me up give me the kiss of life
Just like the girl in Dr. No No No No

Ah when they pulled me from the wreckage
And her body couldn't be found
Was it in my mind it seems
I had a crazy dream
I told them so but they said no no no no

I found me on a street
And starin' at a wall
If it hadn't have been for Mandy
Her promise up above me
Well I wouldn't be here at all
So if you're travellin' in the sky
Don't be surprised if someone said Hi
I'm Mandy fly me

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  • +2
    General CommentThe guy is looking up at a National Airlines poster at the stewardess on there, and has a fantasy about her saving him. However when he snaps out of it, he's back on the street in America - and he would never have been there if it hadn't of been for the allure of the poster getting him to fly from the UK (presumably - it is 10cc after all) in the first place.
    Wyrmon February 13, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis song is like Part 2 of Clockwork Creep. The man takes the flight because he is attracted to the Mandy on the poster. The plane blows up, he is thrown in the water, and the stewardess saves him--only she was dead! 10cc should never be taken too seriously--this a jokey song.
    hawley5150on January 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song has two meanings...
    1. The guy was litterally drowning, and a spirit saved him.
    2. The guy was really depressed from a break up to the point of suicide "And as my heart began to fall"... "Well I wouldn't be here at all" and Mandy loved him until he could love himself again... and then she left to go on to another male victim of love.
    sheepgirlon April 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is a song of pure imagination. He sees the girl in the poster and goes on an impossible adventure with her before he returns to reality... but then he concludes, "If it hadn't have been for Mandy... I wouldn't be here at all." It completely blurs the lines between fantasy and reality.
    RobertDKnighton September 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningOr maybe it's just a song...
    Softladon October 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationReally...this song "I'm Mandy. fly me.." is about being on a acid trip...Mandy is the trip you lick and enjoy.
    eagles61on August 03, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI immediately thought of the drug, ''Mandies'' as well. Also Bill Wyman of the Stones had an affair with 13 year old Mandy Rice-Davis, hence the line, ''Just like a Rolling Stone, I'm outside looking in, but if your chance came would you take it?'' meaning, would you do the same as Bill in that situation? I think the singer is high on ''Mandies'' and fantasising about going with a (much) younger woman and being 'rescued' by her.
    hippychick67on February 05, 2018   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI remember this song from when I was a teenager. I always thought it was about someone driving along, seeing the sexy poster, getting distracted and ending up crashing (maybe half-conscious in his crashed car seeing the poster again and thinking, "If it hadn't have been for Mandy, I wouldn't be here at all").

    Ah well, it could have been.
    ponderouson September 18, 2018   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a man who sees an ad for an Airline. There is a lady (flight attendant) on there called Mandy. The man fantasises about him going on a flight with her but the plane crashes. Mandy saves him.
    thestun06on December 24, 2018   Link

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