Running Away

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For the Paul Haig single, see Running Away (Paul Haig). For the Voices of Life single featuring Sharon Pass, see Runnin' Away.
Not to be confused with Runaway.
"Running Away"
Single by Hoobastank
from the album Hoobastank
Released July 16, 2002
Format CD
Genre Post-grunge, alternative rock
Length 2:58
Label Island
Writer(s) Dan Estrin, Chris Hesse, Markku Lappalainen, Doug Robb
Hoobastank singles chronology
"Remember Me"
(2002)
"Running Away"
(2002)
"Out of Control"
(2003)
Music video
"Running Away" on YouTube

"Running Away" is a single recorded by Hoobastank. It was the third single released from the 2001 self-titled debut album Hoobastank. The song peaked at #2 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and became the highest charting single from the album and one of Hoobastank's biggest hits. It is also featured on Now That's What I Call Music! 11.

Music video[edit]

In the music video for "Running Away" appears Hoobastank playing on a background depicting a woman who tries to run away from their problems.[1]

The music video was directed by Paul Fedor.[2]

Track list[edit]

  1. "Running Away" (Album Version)
  2. "Running Away" (Acoustic)
  3. "Up and Gone" (Acoustic)
  4. "Open Your Eyes" (Previously Unreleased)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 44[3]
U.S. Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks 31
U.S. Top 40 Mainstream 23
U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 9
U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks 2
Austrian Singles Chart 83
UK Singles Chart 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Running Away" Official music video on YouTube
  2. ^ "Paul Fedor: Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hoobastank - Chart History". Billboard. 

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