Long, Long Way from Home

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"Long, Long Way From Home"
Foreigner - Long-Long Way From Home b-w The Damage Is Done (1977).JPG
Single by Foreigner
from the album Foreigner
B-side "The Damage Is Done"
Released November 1977
Format 7"
Recorded late 1976
Genre Hard rock
Length 2:45 (single)
2:53 (album)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Ian McDonald
Producer(s) Gary Lyons, John Sinclair
Foreigner singles chronology
"Cold as Ice"
"Long, Long Way From Home"
"Hot Blooded"

"Long, Long Way from Home" is the third single taken from the album, Foreigner by the band, Foreigner. The lyrics refer to a person leaving a small town to try to succeed in New York City ("I left a small town for the apple in decay") and the loneliness he feels there. The song features a clavinet and was co-written by Mick Jones, Lou Gramm & former member of King Crimson, Ian McDonald. The single was released in November 1977. It reached number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1978.[1] It was also a hit in Canada, reaching #22.


  • The song was featured in the 13th episode of Supernatural's 4th season, and the 2nd episode of its 5th season.


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