Take the Long Way Home
|"Take the Long Way Home"|
|Single by Supertramp|
|from the album Breakfast in America|
|B-side||"From Now On"|
|Recorded||1978 at The Village Recorder/Studio B, Los Angeles, California|
|Genre||Rock, progressive rock|
|Writer(s)||Rick Davies, Roger Hodgson|
|Producer(s)||Supertramp, Peter Henderson|
|Supertramp singles chronology|
"Take the Long Way Home" is the fourth single and sixth track of Supertramp's 1979 album Breakfast in America. It was the last song written for the album, being penned during the nine-month recording cycle. It reached number 10 on the U.S. charts.
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||4|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||10|
- Roger Hodgson - vocals, piano
- Rick Davies - harmonica, Hammond organ, synthesizers
- Dougie Thomson - bass guitar
- Bob C. Benberg - drums
- John A. Helliwell - clarinet, soprano saxophone
- The band Trixter included a version of the song on their 1994 release Undercovers.
- Lazlo Bane covered the song for their 2007 album Guilty Pleasures.