Runaway Daydreamer

Album: Wanderlust (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • The second single from Wanderlust is a fleeting fantasy of running away from everyday life and seeing what else the world holds. It was released on March 31, 2014.
  • The upbeat track's string-laden chorus features violin by Gita Langley. An honors student at The Royal Academy of Music in London, Langley recorded violin on UK hit singles by The Streets' ("Dry Your Eyes") and Mutya ("Real Girl"). Gita's sisters Amy and Rosie also contributed strings on Wanderlust.
  • This is Ellis-Bextor's 10th music video directed by Sophie Muller (the first was "Take Me Home"). Like the clip for "Young Blood," the singer is clad in a striped dress and sings around a pier and in a posh living room.

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