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The Escape
Lyrics by: Julia Ecklar
Story Source: Escape From New York
Music by: Julia Ecklar
Recorded on: Genesis
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"The Escape" is sung from the perspective of "Snake" Plissken (played by Kurt Russell) from John Carpenter's 1981 movie Escape from New York.

The "you" addressed in the song is United States Police Force Commissioner Bob Hauk (Lee Van Cleef).