"Runaway" is a 1995 single by Janet Jackson, and the first single from Janet's greatest hits album, "Design of a Decade 1986/1996". The song was written and produced by Janet, Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis. It was one of two new songs included on the greatest hits album Design of a Decade 1986/1996.
Janet described the song Asian, Indian, and African influenced with a hard hip hop beat. Janet keeps her fun-loving spirit alive. It is similar to her hits Escapade and Whoops Now.