Running Back to You

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"Running Back to You"
Single by Vanessa Williams
from the album The Comfort Zone
B-side "Better Off Now"
Released July 18, 1991
Format CD single, 7" single,
12" single, cassette single
Recorded 1989/1990/1991
Genre R&B, dance-pop, new jack swing
Length 4:39
Label Wing
Writer(s) Kenni Hairston, Trevor Gale
Producer(s) Bob Rosa, Kenni Hairston, DJ L.A. Jay, Rob Von Arx, Trevor Gale
Vanessa Williams singles chronology
"Darlin' I"
(1989)
"Running Back to You"
(1991)
"The Comfort Zone"
(1991)

"Running Back to You" is the lead single from Vanessa Williams' second studio album, The Comfort Zone (1991).

The single became one of the biggest hits of her career; it topped Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for two weeks from October 5 to October 12, 1991 and reached number eighteen on the Billboard Hot 100. A colorful music video, directed by Ralph Ziman, was shot for the single. Williams performed the song on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1991.

Track listings and formats[edit]

U.S. CD single
  1. "Running Back to You" (Vanessa's Club Mix) – 7:56
  2. "Running Back to You" (Vanessa's Sweat Mix) – 5:09
  3. "Running Back to You" (DNA Extended) – 5:02
  4. "Running Back to You" (Flip Hop Mix) – 7:01
U.S. 12" single
  • Side A:
  1. "Running Back to You" (The Mix) – 4:41
  2. "Running Back to You" (Edit) – 4:04
  • Side B:
  1. "Running Back to You (Flip Hop Extended Version) – 7:01
  2. "Running Back to You (Flip Hop Edit) – 4:29
U.S. cassette single
  • Side A:
  1. "Running Back to You" (Edit) – 4:04
Special previews:
  1. "The Comfort Zone" – 1:00
  2. "Save the Best for Last" – 1:00
  3. "Still in Love" – 1:00
  • Side B:
  1. "Better Off Now" – 3:57
Special previews:
  1. "The Comfort Zone" – 1:00
  2. "Save the Best for Last – 1:00
  3. "Still in Love – 1:00
UK 7" single
  • Side A:
  1. "Running Back to You" (DNA 7")
  • Side B:
  1. "Running Back to You" (U.S. 7")
UK 12" single
  • Side A:
  1. "Running Back to You" (DNA 12")
  • Side B:
  1. "Running Back to You" (Vanessa's Club Mix) – 7:56
  2. "Better Off Now"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1991)[1] Peak
position
Canada Dance (RPM)[2] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 18
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 2

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