Run Away with You

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"Run Away with You"
RunAwaywithYou.jpg
Single by Big & Rich
from the album Gravity
Released January 19, 2015 (2015-01-19)
Format Digital download
Genre
Length 3:44
Label Big & Rich
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Big & Rich singles chronology
"Look at You"
(2014)
"Run Away with You"
(2015)
"Lovin' Lately"
(2016)

"Look at You"
(2014)
"Run Away With You"
(2015)
"Lovin' Lately"
(2016)

"Run Away with You" is a song recorded by American country music duo Big & Rich. It was released in January 2015 as the second single from their fifth studio album, Gravity. The song was written by John Rich and Michael Ray.

Content[edit]

"Run Away with You" is a guitar-driven ballad featuring John Rich on lead vocals. The song is about being in love with someone and wanting to "run away" with them.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Website Taste of Country reviewed the single favorably, with an uncredited review saying that Rich "does vulnerable well" while also praising the arrangement and lyrics.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by Lloyd Norman, follows a married couple on a journey from Nashville, Tennessee to a Big & Rich concert in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In the video, the couple is shown hiking in the mountains, dancing on the beach and appearing on stage with Big & Rich [2] The performance shots were filmed during Big & Rich's set at the Carolina Country Music Festival in June 2015.[3]

Other versions[edit]

Michael Ray, with whom Rich co-wrote the song, also recorded it for his self-titled debut album.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

The Big & Rich version first charted on Country Airplay at No. 59 for charts dated January 31, 2015. The climb up the chart however was slow, and it entered the Hot Country Songs at No. 39 on the August 29, 2015 chart. The song has sold 103,000 copies in the US as of November 2015.[5]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[6] 2
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[7] 11
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 17

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[9] 55
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 81

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Big & Rich, 'Run Away With You' [Listen]". Taste of Country. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  2. ^ Allers, Hannahlee (July 23, 2015). "Real-Life Big & Rich Fans Star in 'Run Away With You' Music Video Read More: Real-Life Big & Rich Fans Star in 'Run Away With You' Video". The Boot. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  3. ^ Prabhu, Maya . (July 16, 2015). "Big & Rich release music video filmed in Myrtle Beach". Myrtle Beach Online. Myrtle Beach Online. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "Michael Ray". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  5. ^ Matt Bjorke (November 30, 2015). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles: November 30, 2015". Roughstock.
  6. ^ "Big & Rich Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Big & Rich Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Big & Rich Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Best of 2015: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  10. ^ "Best of 2015: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2015.