Run (Amy Macdonald song)

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Single by Amy Macdonald
from the album This Is the Life
A-side "Run"
B-side "Rock N Roll Star"
Released 3 March 2008 (2008-03-03)
20 February 2009 (2009-02-20) (Germany)
Format CD single, digital download, vinyl (7")
Recorded 2008
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock, soft rock
Songwriter(s) Amy Macdonald
Producer(s) Pete Wilkinson
Amy Macdonald singles chronology
"This Is the Life"
"Poison Prince" Re-Release'"

"This Is the Life"
"Poison Prince" Re-Release

"Run" is the fifth single released from Amy Macdonald's debut album, This Is the Life. The single was released in the UK on 3 March 2008 and peaked at #75 in the United Kingdom for 1 week. Macdonald stated on stage at T in the Park 2008 that the song was inspired by a gig by The Killers in her hometown of Glasgow.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Run" 03:48
  2. "Rock 'n' Roll Star (Acoustic Version)" 02:22

Maxi (Germany)

  1. "Run" 03:48
  2. "Youth Of Today (Live from SWR3 New Pop Festival 2008)" 04:02
  3. "Dancing In The Dark (Live from SWR3 New Pop Festival 2008)" 03:27
  4. "Run" (Videoclip)

Digital Download - EP

  1. "Run" 3:48
  2. "Dancing in the Dark"
  3. "Run" (Live at Barrowland Ballroom)
  4. "Run" (Steve Cradock version)

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Run" features Macdonald walking through a forest at night.


Macdonald's single "Run" was released on 3 March and jumped in the top 75 at number 75,next week it was knocked out of the top 75. Run charted at #36 in Germany.[1]

Chart Peak
Germany (Official German Charts)[2] 36
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 75
Scottish Singles (The Official Charts Company)[4] 16


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