Runaway Love (En Vogue song)

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"Runaway Love"
Single by En Vogue
from the album Runaway Love
Released August 26, 1993(radio)
October 1993 (U.S.)
Format CD single, Cassette single
Recorded June—July 1993
Genre R&B
Length 4:59
Label EastWest
Writer(s) Thomas McElroy, Denzil Foster
Producer(s) Thomas McElroy, Denzil Foster
En Vogue singles chronology
"Love Don't Love You"
"Runaway Love"
"What Is Love"

"Runaway Love" was the first single from En Vogue's EP, Runaway Love. After the huge success of Funky Divas, the single was released. The single was released to radio in late August 1993 and was immediately added to airplay rotation, debuting on the airplay chart at #31 the week of September 4, 1993. The physical single was not released until almost 2 months later, after maximum airplay had been reached, resulting in the failure of the single to crack even the Top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100. This was because the single was from an EP, which had been released shortly after the single was released, and was considered an album (not a single).

The single reached top 20 in U.S. Airplay and top 20 in US R&B.

Cindy Herron and Terry Ellis share the lead vocals, Dawn Robinson leads the bridge, and the spoken intro is Maxine Jones.


Chart (1992-1993-1994) Peak
UK Singles Chart 36
US Billboard Hot 100 51
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 15
US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 19
US Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 14

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