Midnight Run (song)

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"Midnight Run"
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Single by Example
from the album Playing in the Shadows
Released 4 December 2011
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre
Length 3:59
Label Ministry of Sound
Songwriter(s) Elliot Gleave
Producer(s) Feed Me
Example singles chronology
"Natural Disaster"
(2011)
"Midnight Run"
(2011)
"Daydreamer"
(2012)
"Natural Disaster"
(2011)
"Midnight Run"
(2011)
"Daydreamer"
(2012)

"Midnight Run" is a song by British singer Example from Example's third studio album, Playing in the Shadows. It was released on 4 December 2011 in the United Kingdom as the album's fourth single with an entire remix album on iTunes. The song was produced by Feed Me.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Midnight Run" was first released onto YouTube on 21 October 2011 at a total length of four minutes and four seconds.[2] The video was filmed in Iceland, and sees Example sink into his bathtub before emerging out of an Icelandic spring. He then proceeds to embark on a road trip with a mysterious blonde woman before turning up at a remote cottage below the Northern Lights. The car used in the video, with the special license plate FEED ME to honour the song's producer, is a classic Ford Mustang Fastback from 1966 equipped with a High Performance 289 V-8 and the famous Pony Interior package in Red.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Midnight Run" (Radio Edit) 3:58
2. "Midnight Run" (Flux Pavilion Remix) 5:45
3. "Midnight Run" (Wilkinson Remix) 4:35
4. "Midnight Run" (Sheldrake Remix) 4:37
5. "Midnight Run" (Funkagenda Remix) 7:53
6. "Midnight Run" (Wideboys Remix) 5:58
CD single[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Midnight Run" (Radio Edit) 4:01
2. "Midnight Run" (Wideboys Edit) 3:40
3. "Midnight Run" (Wilkinson Remix) 4:37
4. "Midnight Run" (Flux Pavilion Remix) 5:47
5. "Midnight Run" (Sheldrake Remix) 4:39
6. "Midnight Run" (Funkagenda Remix) 7:55
7. "Midnight Run" (Wideboys Remix) 6:00
8. "Midnight Run" (Instrumental Edit) 4:01
12-inch vinyl[5]
No. Title Length
1. "Midnight Run" (Flux Pavilion Remix) 5:47
2. "Midnight Run" (Wilkinson Remix) 4:37

Chart performance[edit]

The song peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart marking his eighth top 40 hit.

Chart (2011-12) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 91
Australian Club Chart (ARIA)[7] 49
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[8] 64
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 30
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[10] 5
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[11] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
United Kingdom 4 December 2011[12] Ministry of Sound Digital download, vinyl, CD single

References[edit]