Away (Enrique Iglesias song)

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Single by Enrique Iglesias featuring Sean Garrett
from the album Greatest Hits
Released November 11, 2008 (US)
December 1, 2008 (UK)
Format CD single
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 4:00 (Album Version)
3:48 (Edit)
Label Interscope
Writer(s) Enrique Iglesias, Sean Garrett
Producer(s) Sean Garrett
Enrique Iglesias chronology
"Lloro Por Ti"
"Takin' Back My Love"
Sean Garrett singles chronology
"What Them Girls Like"
"Lay Up Under Me"

"Away" is the first single released from Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias' Greatest Hits album.[1] The song features vocals from pop-rap singer Sean Garrett. The single was released on November 11, 2008. "Away" was originally intended to be on Sean Garrett's debut solo album "Turbo 919", but the decision was made to include it on Iglesias' album instead. The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart, at #132 on the week of the physical single release.

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Anthony Mandler. The video premiered on TRL on November 12, 2008. The video features a cameo by Sean Garrett. In the video,[2] Iglesias is seen walking through the desert, looking back at the horrible crash in which he has died while his girlfriend, played by Niki Huey,[3] cries hysterically. Most of the video was shot in the desert.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD single
  1. "Away" (Edit) – 3:48
  2. "Away" (Moto Blanco Club Mix) – 7:48
UK digital download[4]
  1. "Away" (Edit) – 3:48
  2. "Miss You" (featuring Nâdiya) – 3:55
  3. "Away" (Music Video) – 4:38


Chart (2008–2009)[5] Peak
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 23
Czech Republic Airplay Chart[7] 70
Slovakia Airplay Chart[8] 63
UK Singles Chart[9] 132
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[10] 1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Enrique Iglesias Official Website" Enrique Iglesias. Accessed October 26, 2008.
  2. ^ "Away" Music Video YouTube. Accessed November 12, 2008.
  3. ^ Niki Huey – Other Works IMDB. Accessed October 15, 2009]
  4. ^ "iTunes – Music – Away (feat. Sean Garrett) – Single by Enrique Iglesias". 2008-11-30. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  5. ^ "aCharts". Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  6. ^ " – Enrique Iglesias feat. Sean Garrett – Away" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  7. ^ ds. "Checz Republic Airplay Chart". Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  8. ^ ds. "Sns Ifpi". Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  9. ^ "Chart Log UK – Chart Coverage and Record Sales 2008". Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  10. ^

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