Come Home (Placebo song)

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"Come Home"
Single by Placebo
from the album Placebo
Released 5 February 1996
Format CD, 7" vinyl
Recorded 1996
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:40
Label Deceptive
Writer(s) Robert Schultzberg, Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal
Producer(s) Placebo
Placebo singles chronology
"Bruise Pristine"
(1995)
"Come Home"
(1996)
"36 Degrees"
(1996)

"Come Home" is a song by English alternative rock band Placebo. It appears on the group's 1996 eponymous debut album and was released as the lead single from the album on 5 February 1996.

Content[edit]

Placebo frontman Brian Molko has described "Come Home" was "pop punk for postponed suicides".[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song features the band performing the song in a small room.

Release[edit]

"Come Home" was released as the lead single from Placebo on 5 February 1996. It reached number 86 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

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]

Placebo
  • Brian Molko – vocals, guitar, production
  • Stefan Olsdal – bass, production
  • Robert Schultzberg – drums, production
Additional personnel
  • Fulton Dingley – engineering on tracks 1 & 2
  • Miki Moore – engineering on track 3
  • Adam Maynard – front cover art
  • Alex Weston – back cover photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 86[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magazine article". Placebo interview. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Come Home | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 

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