Related Information for Morning Runner Morning Runner were an alternative rock band from Reading, England, that formed in 2003. They released one album, Wilderness Is Paradise Now, following a top 20 single "Burning Benches", before their split in late 2007 due to commercial pressures from their record label, Parlophone.Morning Runner met in Reading, Berkshire, while in different bands. Pianist Chris "Fields" Wheatcroft moved to Reading from Salisbury, where he had dropped out of his classical music.. read more