|"Always on the Run"|
|Single by Lenny Kravitz featuring Slash|
|from the album Mama Said|
|Released||March 8, 1991|
|Lenny Kravitz singles chronology|
|Slash singles chronology|
"Always on the Run" is the first single released from Mama Said by Lenny Kravitz. It features a contribution by Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash. Slash had written the music for the song with the original intention of releasing it on a Guns N' Roses studio album but since former drummer Steven Adler had difficulty playing the song, he saved it for this eventual collaboration with Kravitz.
On June 6, 1992, during Guns N' Roses's Use Your Illusion Tour stop in Paris, Kravitz joined the band onstage and played guitar and sang vocals for this track.
The song is included in the video game Guitar Hero: Aerosmith . It is also heard in the Adam Sandler film The Waterboy , as well as the film Go .
Carla Hay of AXS stated, "As the first single from his 1991 album, Mama Said, “Always on the Run” further established Kravitz as a powerhouse rocker who expertly blended retro influences with modern sounds."
The song reached the top ten on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, peaking at number eight.
The music video was directed by Jesse Dylan. It consisted of the performance of the song featuring Lenny Kravitz' band and Slash, filmed in black and white.
This song has been covered by Mark Ronson in the track:
"On the Run" (featuring Mos Def and M.O.P.)
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