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Run Runaway – Slade

Slade took this track into the UK top 10 for two weeks in 1984.

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This week in 1984, Run runaway by Slade reached its highest position of number 7 in the UK singles chart in its fifth week in the top 40 and second in the top 10. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped into the lower top 40 for the final three weeks of its chart life.

Run runaway was released on the RCA record label and was the last of sixteen top 10 hits for Slade in the UK. It was taken from the album The amazing kamikaze syndrome, which failed to enter the UK album top 40, peaking at number 49.

More music from Slade


UK singles chart for the week ending 10 March 1984

  1. 99 red balloonsNena

  2. Joanna / TonightKool and the Gang

  3. RelaxFrankie Goes To Hollywood

  4. Wouldn’t it be goodNik Kershaw

  5. Street danceBreak Machine

  6. Somebody’s watching meRockwell

  7. Run runawaySlade

  8. An innocent manBilly Joel

  9. Doctor doctorThompson Twins

  10. JumpVan Halen


  1. Get out of your lazy bedMatt Bianco

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