PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks)
SALES: 2.09m (December 2017)
YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1977
YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: December 1977
One of only a very small number of singles that have sold a million copies, Mull Of Kintyre is Paul McCartney’s biggest selling single, despite all of the mega-hits of The Beatles. It was the biggest selling single of the Seventies, and the fourth biggest selling single ever in the UK. It was the 1977 Christmas Number 1, and it became the first two million-selling single in early 1978.
In December 2017r sales were confirmed as 2.09 million.