Normally I couldn't turn your head
That's why I had to write this instead
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

not exactly a head-turner, so to get the girl’s attention he has to write this song.

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You're like my favorite movie
Play it and rewind it
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

If a movie is good enough you will want to watch it again and again even though you’ve already seen it. This girl is the same. No matter how much time he spends with her he still wants to spend more.

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I know you know
The whole world is watching you, so
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

he knows that she knows that she’s famous and people watch her every move. Tabloids wouldn’t be too kind to the fiery celebrity hooking up with the homely busboy.

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This is more than a crush
More than a like, like
More than a love
Baby I'mma make you mine
And I ain't giving up
[X2]
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

His feelings of affection surpass the childishness of a “crush” or a “like-like” and are even greater than love itself. He wants to be with this girl and will not be dissuaded.

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kebalemogile matumbe
October 8th, 2013

this is really good…wow!

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Don't run away
Don't run away from the truth
Cause I'm not giving up on you
[X2]
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

He’s telling the girl not to run away from the truth, which is that he loves her and wants to be with her, adding that he’s not going to give up on her.
More literally, Cyrus goes by the name “The Truth” so it is saying not to run away from him.

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November 5th, 2013

am not running baby

miya
September 23rd, 2013

i luv this song i wanna be a raapper

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Her home is in my heart
It's like she never left
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

In the movie, Cyrus hasn’t seen Roxie since he was in grade school. He is saying that even though they’ve been away from each other for a long time, his feelings for her resurfaced as naturally as if they’d been together the whole time.

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I tried to send her flowers
But she has no address
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

a reference to the fact that when people are famous, they have unlisted phone numbers and addresses so as not to be bombarded daily by fans.
It could also reference the fact that when you are on a tour you have no permanent address.

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[Verse 1: Tyler James Williams] Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

Tyler James Williams plays Cyrus DeBarge (The Truth) in the movie.

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Her voice is so amazing
She make her momma proud
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

Coco Jones plays Roxie in the movie Let It Shine. She has a good voice and naturally her mother is proud of her.

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March 9th, 2014

hi coco nice to meet you and talk to you i am your number one fan kijah i am 10 dont for get to be you self all the time your my new best friend i love you music

1# fan
February 10th, 2014

She is so pretty and talented I love all of her song

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Her beauty's crazy
I watch her from the crowd
Don't Run Away by Tyler James Williams (Ft. IM5)

he resigns himself to watching this beautiful girl (Roxie) as a fan in the crowd because he thinks she is out of his league

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