Runaways (4:05)

Cover of Battle Born

From Battle Born and 11 other releases

The Runaways Songfacts reports the bare bones of this song were written in 2009 on the Day & Age tour. “We never knew what to do with it. Day and Age was us trying to be more of a pop group, but “Runaways” was rootsy and American, and it threw me for a curve,” said Flowers. “I knew it was a powerful song. But when it came time to make the album, there was an understanding the four of us had that we were gonna do what we’re good at. The Killers write a specific kind of song, and we’re not gonna shy away from it. So ‘Runaways’ became a kind of launching pad.”

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Blonde hair blowing in the summer wind.
A blue eyed girl playing in the sand.
I've been on her trail for a little while,
But that was the night that she broke down,

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