Runnin' Wild (Airbourne album)

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Runnin' Wild
Studio album by Airbourne
Released 23 June 2007
Genre Hard rock
Length 36:40
Label Capitol (Original U.S. Pressing)
Roadrunner (U.S.)
EMI (Australia)
Producer Bob Marlette
Airbourne chronology
Runnin' Wild
No Guts No Glory
(2010)No Guts No Glory2010
Singles from Runnin' Wild
  1. "Runnin' Wild"
    Released: 16 May 2007
  2. "Too Much, Too Young, Too Fast"
    Released: 27 June 2007
  3. "Diamond in the Rough"
    Released: 25 September 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Artist Direct3.5/5 stars[2]
PopMatters7/10 stars[3]
Sputnik2/5 stars[4]

Runnin' Wild is the debut album by the Australian hard rock band Airbourne. The album was released on 23 June 2007 by the record label EMI and debuted on the ARIA album chart at #21.[5] It debuted at #62 on the UK Album Chart.

The album was released in the United States on 29 January 2008, through Roadrunner Records and it debuted at #106 on Billboard 200.

The album won "Best Debut" at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, 2008. As of 27 October 2009 the album as sold an upwards of 250,000 worldwide [6]

The album artwork features the front gate of HM Prison Pentridge.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Joel and Ryan O'Keeffe.

1."Stand Up for Rock 'n' Roll"4:01
2."Runnin' Wild"3:38
3."Too Much, Too Young, Too Fast"3:42
4."Diamond in the Rough"2:54
5."Fat City"3:26
7."What's Eatin' You"3:36
8."Girls in Black"3:16
9."Cheap Wine & Cheaper Women"3:10
11."Hellfire" (US/UK/Japanese editions only, replaced by "Let's Ride" (3:28) on Australian/New Zealand editions)2:19

Limited edition[edit]

In addition to the standard bonus tracks above, the limited edition version, containing a bonus DVD with eight live tracks from the band's appearance at the 2008 Wacken Open Air Festival, as well as music videos for the album's three singles. The bonus tracks include two new songs entitled "Heads are Gonna Roll" and "Red Dress Woman", and remakes of three songs from their 2004 EP "Ready to Rock".



Chart (2010) Peak
Australian Albums Chart 21
Austrian Albums Chart 59
French Albums Chart 95
German Albums Chart 62
New Zealand Albums Chart 39
Swiss Albums Chart 49
UK Album Chart 62
US Billboard 200 106

Sales certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Silver 60,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Australia 23 June 2007
Japan 23 January 2008
United Kingdom 28 January 2008
United States 29 January 2008
Europe 9 June 2008

In popular culture[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Artist Direct". Artist Direct. 2008-01-29. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  3. ^ Begrand, Adrien. "PopMatters review". Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  4. ^ "Sputnikmusic review". 2008-05-25. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  5. ^ Charts Retrieved: 28 January 2008
  6. ^ "". Archived from the original on 15 January 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  7. ^ "British album certifications – Airbourne – Runnin' Wild". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 30 April 2014. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Runnin' Wild in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  8. ^ Magrino, Tom (29 June 2007). "Madden 08 drafts song list". GameSpot. Retrieved 1 July 2007.
  9. ^ Hayward, Andrew. "Madden NFL 09 Soundtrack Revealed". Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  10. ^ "WWE Network". WWE. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 6 September. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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