Label: Rhino Records - R2 74613,London Records - R2 74613 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Synth-pop
It is similar to the style of many other of the band's hits, a mixture of rock and ska with Roland Gift Johnny Come Home - Fine Young Cannibals - The Finest distinctive vocals, as well as a jazz -type trumpet solo.
It was released in and was one of the group's most popular hits. The song tells the gritty realistic story of a runaway youthand alternates from the first-person narrative, explaining how Lonely - Kenny Rogers - Through The Years: A Retrospective arrival in the big city has not turned out as he expected, to the view of the parents in the chorus, expressing their wish that he would come home.
Although it failed to reach the top 40 in the United States, stalling at No. In later years the song's title would serve as the title for a Jake Arnott novel published in whose plot line is reminiscent of the themes discussed in the song.
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