Who Will You Run To

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"Who Will You Run To"
Single by Heart
from the album Bad Animals
B-side "Magic Man (live)"
Released August 15, 1987
Format 7", 12", CD Single
Genre Hard rock, glam metal, power pop
Length 4:05
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Diane Warren
Producer(s) Ron Nevison
Heart singles chronology
"Who Will You Run To"
"There's the Girl"

"Who Will You Run To" is a song recorded by American rock band Heart. It was composed by Diane Warren and released as the second single from Heart's ninth studio album Bad Animals. It is an uptempo rock number in which singer Ann Wilson warns a departing lover that there will be no one else who could care for and support him in the way that she has.

"Who Will You Run To" is one of a long list of hit songs written by Warren, who is one of the most prolific and successful songwriters of the 1980s and 1990s. Heart's version of her song became the band's eighth U.S. top-ten single, peaking at number seven.

It also climbed to number thirty in the UK Singles Chart, where it was also available as a 12" single, and also as Heart's first UK CD single release, featuring an extended 'rock' version, running at 5:05.

It was covered and released as a single by American Idol contestant Kimberly Caldwell.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[citation needed] 62
Canadian Singles Chart[1] 19
Irish Singles Chart[2] 18
UK Singles Chart[3] 30
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 7
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart[5] 2


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  2. ^ Jaclyn Ward - Fireball Media Group - http://www.fireballmedia.ie. "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  3. ^ "Heart - Who Will You Run To". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  4. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/303367/heart/chart?f=379
  5. ^ "Heart". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-12.