Run Boy Run (song)

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"Run Boy Run"
Run-boy-run-by-woodkid.jpg
Single by Woodkid
from the album The Golden Age
B-side Instrumental (7")
Released 21 May 2012
Format
Recorded 2011
Genre
Length 3:33
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • The Shoes
  • Woodkid
Woodkid singles chronology
"Iron"
(2011)
"Run Boy Run"
(2012)
"I Love You"
(2013)
"Iron"
(2011)
"Run Boy Run"
(2012)
"I Love You"
(2013)
Music video
"Run Boy Run" on YouTube

"Run Boy Run" is a song by Yoann Lemoine, under his stage name Woodkid. It was released as the second single from his debut studio album, The Golden Age (2012). It was written by Lemoine and Ambroise Willaume from the French band Revolver. The single was released on 21 May 2012, becoming his highest-charting single.

Music video[edit]

The music video for Woodkid track "Run Boy Run" was nominated for Best Short Form Music Video at the 2013 Grammy Awards. It shows a young boy running, surrounded by various beasts that pick him up when he falls, hand him a sword and put a horned helmet on his head. The video was directed by Lemoine himself.[1]

In popular culture[edit]

Run Boy Run – Remixes (EP)[edit]

The Run Boy Run – Remixes (EP) was also released in 2012 charting in its own right. It contains the original single as well as three other remixes.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Run Boy Run" (album version) – (3:33)
  2. "Run Boy Run" (Sebastian remix) – (3:52)
  3. "Run Boy Run" (Tepr remix) – (5:52)
  4. "Run Boy Run" (Ostend remix) – (4:15)

Charts[edit]

Single release

Chart (2013–14) Peak
position
Ultratip 40 Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[18] 43
SNEP French Singles Chart[19] 52
UK Singles Chart 44
Austrian Singles Chart[20] 39
German Singles Chart[21] 11
Hungary (Single Top 40)[22] 10

Run Boy Run – Remixes (EP) position

Chart (2013) Peak
position
SNEP French Albums Chart[23] 31

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
Germany (Media Control AG)[24] 85

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woodkid Run Boy Run". http://theinspirationroom.com. Retrieved 28 January 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Woodkid - Run Boy Run (Official HD Video)". Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "O2 Priority Sports - powered by Nike+". Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mehr Power für Dich. Vodafone Werbung 2013 Ungekürzt". Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Duong, Christine (26 December 2013). "Trailer: "The Musketeers" Comes to BBC One on Jan. 2014". popinsomniacs.com. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Video on YouTube
  7. ^ "POWER HORSE TVC MENA". YouTube. Retrieved 20 December 2015. 
  8. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKc7E2MMAlY
  9. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GgWnw6gN_o&list=PLQZxm8Yyl3G5eseoH232LskOLvtWoxb6r
  10. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tWaFZLdZoc
  11. ^ Wind Games 2017, Solo Freestyle Results https://www.windoor-realfly.com/en/windgames/2017/results#section_solo-freestyle
  12. ^ Straits Times, 6 Feb 2017 http://www.straitstimes.com/sport/grandpa-inspires-indoor-skydiver
  13. ^ Channel News Asia, 6 Feb 2017 http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singaporean-kyra-poh-bags-another-2-indoor-skydiving-gold-medals/3495356.html
  14. ^ http://www.tunefind.com/show/how-to-get-away-with-murder/season-3/41247
  15. ^ http://www.tunefind.com/show/how-to-get-away-with-murder/season-3/41248
  16. ^ http://www.tunefind.com/show/13-reasons-why/season-1/42511M
  17. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq33NwLdrpE
  18. ^ Ultratop 40: Woodkid - "Iron" page (Belgium, Wallonia charts)
  19. ^ LesCharts.com Woodkid - "Run Boy Run" page
  20. ^ http://austriancharts.at/showitem.asp?interpret=Woodkid&titel=Run+Boy+Run&cat=s
  21. ^ http://www.officialcharts.de/song.asp?artist=Woodkid&title=Run+Boy+Run&cat=s&country=de
  22. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  23. ^ LesCharts.com Woodkid - "Run Boy Run" EP / album page (France)
  24. ^ "Top 100 Singles Jahrescharts 2013" (in German). VIVA. Viacom International Media Networks. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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