” Runaway Horses ” is by Belinda Carlisle, the American singer, musician, author and former member of the Go-Go’s.
Belinda Carlisle began her music career in 1977 as a drummer for the Germs, a punk rock band. She became a founding member of the Go-Go’s in 1978, and after the group split in 1985, she embarked on a solo career.
To date, Belinda Carlisle has released eight solo studio albums and forty-one singles. She has been nominated for numerous awards including a Grammy for ” Heaven Is a Place on Earth “.
Her 1987 single topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States.
On the 11th of August 2011, as a Go-Go’s member, she was given a star on the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.
” Runaway Horses ” was released in February 1990 under the record labels MCA and Virgin, both now part of the Universal Music Group.
The single was written by Ellen Shipley and Rick Nowels, who also produced the track. Rick Nowels is an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
He has written or co-written songs for a range of artists including Rod Stewart, Tupac Shakur, Fleetwood Mac, Madonna, Dido, Santana and Celine Dion. The latter for whom he co-wrote the title track for her 1996 Grammy award-winning album Falling into You.
The single was taken from Belinda Carlisle’s third solo album of the same name. The album, which features ten tracks, was written by Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley, Charlotte Caffey and Belinda Carlisle.
The album peaked at number four in both the United Kingdom and Sweden. In the United States, the album reached number thirty-seven on the Billboard 200.
The accompanying music video was directed by Greg Masuak. Born in Canada on the 11th of September 1967, he was raised in Sydney, Australia.
He is a film director, cinematographer, editor, screenwriter, theatrical director, actor and also a musician.
Greg ( also known as Gregg ) Masuak has a Certificate in Cinematography and a BA in Communications from The University of Technology Sydney.
In addition to his work with Belinda Carlisle, he has also worked with a variety of recording artists including The Brand New Heavies, Spice Girls, Tina Arena, Cliff Richard, Boyzone, Celine Dion, Roxette and Kylie Minogue.
” Runaway Horses ” became a modest commercial success for Belinda Carlisle. In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 24th of February 1990 and peaked at number forty. It spent one week in the Top Forty and five weeks in the Top 100.
It also reached number sixty-three in Germany and forty-four in Australia.
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UK Highest Chart Position: 40
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