"Runaway" as written by Stephen Barker-liles, Robert Blackledge and Canaan Lee / Smith....
It's been a long week, I've got a slow leak, in my left front tire.
I'm sick of where I work, my boss is such a jerk, don't care if I get fired.
My backs about to break, no money in the bank, and she don't call me anymore.
I'm down to my last ring, it's time to sell my things

And pack my bags, and never look back,
Run a parallel line with the railroad tracks, and make my get away.
I put the pedal to the metal as the sun goes down.
Leave everybody sleepin' in this sleepy town tonight,
And at the break of day, I'll be a runaway!

A hundred miles in, I got a stupid grin on my scruffy face.
With every cigarette, I'm burning my regrets.
Don't want to leave a trace.
And from the rear-view, I've got clear view of who I used to be.
A little bit faster now, don't wanna turn around.

I'm gonna pack my bags, and never look back.
Run a parallel line with the railroad tracks, and make my get away.
I put the pedal to the metal as the sun goes down.
Leave everybody sleepin' in this sleepy town tonight.
And at the break of day, I'll be a runaway! I'll be a runaway!
I'll be a runaway, I'll be a runaway! (I'll be a runaway!)

It's crazy, I know, to count on this road and give me what I need.
But with every state line, somehow I find, another part of me.
Yeah-e-yeah!

I'm gonna pack my bags, and never look back.
Run a parallel line with the railroad tracks, and make my get away.
I put the pedal to the metal as the sun goes down.
Leave everybody sleepin' in this sleepy town tonight,
And at the break of day, I'll be a runaway!
I'll be a runaway! I'll be a runaway!
I'll be a runaway! I'll be a runaway!
I'll be a runaway! I'll be a runaway!
I'll be a runaway!


Lyrics submitted by bananahero

"Runaway" as written by Ashanti S. Douglas James Todd Smith

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commenti don't usually listen to country music because i'm picky about it, but i just love this song. i really like the whole leaving like a runaway meaning. and i like the chorus.
    lucygrayon February 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics to this song are pretty simple - someone sick of where they ate in life and make a run for the open road and freedom :3 very inspirational and one of the few country songs I love <3
    fluffyloveyon March 11, 2010   Link
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    General CommentMy life sucks. For now at least, but I listen to this song and it makes me want to break free from my boring life and go on to better things, no matter the risk, because you'll never know until you just go for it.
    YankeeCowboy92on January 17, 2011   Link

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