Come Home (Placebo song)

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"Come Home"
Single by Placebo
from the album Placebo
Released 1 April 1996
Format CD, 7" vinyl
Recorded 1996
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk[1]
Length 4:40
Label Deceptive
Writer(s) Placebo
Producer(s) Placebo
Placebo singles chronology
"Bruise Pristine"
(1995)
"Come Home"
(1996)
"36 Degrees"
(1996)

"Come Home" is the second single by British alternative rock band Placebo, released on 1 April 1996 by Deceptive Records on CD and vinyl. "Come Home" was re-recorded for Placebo's eponymous debut album.[2] A music video for the song was released, which featured them performing the song in a small room.[3] Brian Molko himself said that "Come Home" was "pop punk for postponed suicides".[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD
  1. Come Home - 4:40
  2. Drowning by Numbers - 2:59
  3. Oxygen Thief - 3:36
7" vinyl
  1. Come Home
  2. Drowning by Numbers

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the "Come Home" credits on the back of the single.[4]

Placebo
  • Brian Molko - vocals, guitar
  • Stefan Olsdal - bass
  • Robert Schultzberg - drums
Production and design
  • Produced by Placebo
  • Tracks 1 & 2 engineered by Fulton Dingley, track 3 engineered by Miki Moore
  • Front cover by Adam Maynard
  • Back photo by Alex Weston

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[5] 103

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Magazine article". Placebo interview. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.placeboworld.co.uk/music/singles#/come-home
  3. ^ Video on YouTube
  4. ^ Come Home (CD/vinyl back). Placebo. Deceptive Records. 1996. 
  5. ^ http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_P.HTM

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