Sunset Blvd (song)

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"Sunset Blvd"
Single by Scott Grimes
from the album Livin' on the Run
Released January 2005
Format Digital download
Genre Rock, soft rock
Length 4:38
Label Velocity Records
Writer(s) Scott Grimes, Dave Harris
Producer(s) Tom Fletcher
Scott Grimes singles chronology
"I Don't Even Mind"
"Sunset Blvd"
"Livin' on the Run"

"Sunset Blvd" is a song by Scott Grimes, which appears on his album, Livin' on the Run.[1] The single was written by Scott Grimes and Dave Harris[1] and produced by Tom Fletcher. The song climbed into the Top 20 of Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart in April 2005. The song remained in the Top 20 for 10 weeks without climbing higher than #18.

Grimes and Harris have stated in interviews that they wrote the song in 20 minutes in early 1999.[citation needed]

The song was featured in a 2007 episode of American Dad! on the Fox Network. Grimes does the voice for the teen-aged Steve Smith. The episode was "American Dream Factory".


The song tells the story of a young man who has dreams of making it big in Hollywood, eventually succeeding.

Music video[edit]

The music video of "Sunset Blvd", directed by Bryan Pitcher. It stars Jason Gray-Stanford and Grimes and features many of Grimes’ family or friends. The song's co-writer, Dave Harris, is seen as a dock worker in the opening sequences to the video. Mickey Jones also appears in the video as Brian's boss.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 18