Runaway Boys

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"Runaway Boys"
Single by Stray Cats
from the album Stray Cats
B-side "My One Desire"
Released 1980[1]
Format 7" vinyl[1]
Genre Rockabilly,[1] psychobilly
Length 2:57
Label Arista, Ariola
Writer(s) Brian Setzer, Jimmy McDonnell (Runaway Boys)[1]
Dorsey Burnette (My One Desire)[1]
Producer(s) Dave Edmunds[1]

"Runaway Boys" is a 1979 song by the Stray Cats from their eponymous debut album. It made it to number 29 on the US rock chart and number 9 on the UK Singles Chart.[2] It was later covered by Drake Bell on his 2014 album Ready, Steady, Go! which was produced by Brian Setzer.

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1980–81) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 3
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 9