Run (Snow Patrol song)

Single infobox |
Name = Run

Artist = Snow Patrol
from Album = Final Straw
Released = 2003 (UK)
Format = 10"; E-CD; 7"
Recorded = February, 2003 at Britannia Row/The Diving Bell
Genre = Alternative rock
Length = 5:57
Label = Fiction/Polydor
Producer = Jacknife Lee/Snow Patrol
Chart position =

Last single = "Spitting Games" (2003)
This single = "Run" (2003)
Next single = "Chocolate" (2004)
"Run" is the second single from Snow Patrol's third album, "Final Straw". It brought the band its first taste of mainstream success, reaching #5 on the UK charts.

Appearances in popular media

This song appeared on the "" album. It is also featured in the movie, "The Chumscrubber" as well as the tenth episode of season two of "Rescue Me", the trailer to "The Guardian", an episode of "Doctor Who Confidential", an episode of "Cold Case", the closing scene of the pilot episode of CBS' 2006 series, "Jericho", an episode of "Life As We Know It", the BBC made for TV film adaptation of "Wide Sargasso Sea" and the closing scene of the season 1 finale of "One Tree Hill",. "Run" was also the song used in the trailers for the HBO miniseries, Empire Falls.

"Run" also appeared on "Hear the Year 05", a compilation by Josten's released with the company's yearbooks, containing what they said they thought were the songs of the year.

Track listings

*10":Limited to 500 pressings only.:A: "Run (Jackknife Lee Remix)"
:B: "Run (Freelance Hellraiser Remix)"

The following two formats were released later, on February 26, 2004.

# "Run" (video)
# "Post Punk Progression"
# "Spitting Games (2001 Country Version)"

*7":A: "Run"
:B: "Post Punk Progression"

*UK Promo CD
# "Run" (Radio Edit)

*US Promo CD
# "Run" (Radio Edit)
# "Run" (Album Version)


This song was covered by Tre Lux in 2006 and appears on the album "A Strange Gathering". It was also covered by Leona Lewis on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. The song was requested over 8,000 times in the first 2 minutes of Chris Moyles's show the day after it appeared on the Live Lounge. Due to its popularity this version was A-listed on Radio 1, a rarity for a single covered in the Live Lounge and which will not officially be released. The song is now set to appear on Lewis' re-release of her album Spirit. [cite web|url=|title=Spirit deluxe|date=16 September 2008|accessdate=2008-09-16]

The song was also covered by the pop classical group the Three Graces in Italian underneath the title "Si Accendera" on their 2008 self titled debut album.

Chart performance


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