VIDEO OF THE WEEK: SOUL ASYLUM – ‘RUNAWAY TRAIN’
November 25, 2019
‘Runaway Train’, was simultaneously one of the most heavily rotated and hardest hitting videos to have been played on MTV and VH1.
Directed by six-time Grammy-nominated video director Tony Kaye, Soul Asylum’s 1993 single tackles child abuse. The video flashed images of youngsters who had gone missing because of their suffering.
Tony Kaye later stated that 26 missing children had been found after their images appeared in the video.
And at a remove of 26 years, ‘Runaway Train’ has lost none of its power.