"Running Back to You" is the lead single from American singer Vanessa Williams' second studio album, The Comfort Zone (1991).
The single became one of the biggest hits of her career; it topped Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for two weeks from October 5 to October 12, 1991 and reached number eighteen on the Billboard Hot 100. A colorful music video, directed by Ralph Ziman, was shot for the single. Williams performed the song on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1991.
The song contains the following samples: "The Grunt" (1970) by The J.B.'s, "Kool is Back" (1971) by Funk, Inc., "I Can't Stop" (1976) by John Davis and the Monster Orchestra, and "Baby Don't Forget My Number" (1988) by Milli Vanilli.