Duck and Run

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"Duck and Run"
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Single by 3 Doors Down
from the album The Better Life
Released January 15, 2001
Length 3:52
Label Republic Records
Songwriter(s) Brad Arnold (lyrics)
3 Doors Down (music)
3 Doors Down singles chronology
"Duck and Run"
"Be Like That"
"Duck and Run"
"Be Like That"

"Duck and Run" is a song by American rock band 3 Doors Down. It was released on January 15, 2001 as the third single from their debut album The Better Life. The song became the band's third consecutive number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart, staying there for three weeks.[1][2] Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the song was placed on the list of post-9/11 inappropriate titles distributed by Clear Channel.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 10
US Billboard Alternative Songs 11
US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 1

Track listings[edit]

  • UK version
  1. "Duck and Run" (album version)
  2. "Better Life" (Live in Amsterdam, Holland) - 3:02
  3. "Life of My Own" (Live in Amsterdam, Holland)
  4. "So I Need You" (Live in Amsterdam, Holland)
  • German version
  1. "Duck and Run" (LP version) - 3:52
  2. "Better Life" (Live in Amsterdam, Holland) - 3:02


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 633.
  2. ^ Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart info Retrieved 19 May 2009.
Preceded by
"Breakdown" by Tantric
Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks number-one single
April 7, 2001 – April 28, 2001
Succeeded by
"It's Been Awhile" by Staind