"Home" as written by Gavin Brown, Adam Wade Gontier, Neil Sanderson, Brad Walst and Simon Wilcox....
I'll be coming home
Just to be alone
'Cause I know you're not there
And I know you don't care
I can hardly wait to leave this place

No matter how hard I try
You're never satisfied
This is not a home
I think I'm better off alone

You always disappear
Even when you're here
This is not my home
I think I'm better off alone
Home, this house is not a home

By the time you come home
I'm already stoned
You turn off the tv
And you scream at me
I can hardly wait
'Til you get off my case

No matter how hard I try
You're never satisfied
This is not a home
I think I'm better off alone

You always disappear
Even when you're here
This is not my home
I think I'm better off alone
Home, this house is not a home

This house is not a home
I'm better off alone


Lyrics submitted by Aerion

"Home" as written by Gavin Brown, Adam Wade Gontier, Neil Sanderson, Brad Walst, Simon Wilcox

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  • +3
    My Interpretationthis seems like an arguement between a parent and their kid see what i mean

    Child: I'll be coming home just to be alone
    'Cause I know you're not there and I know that you don't care
    I can hardly wait to leave this place

    Parent: No matter how hard I try
    You're never satisfied

    Child: This is not a home I think I'm better off alone

    Parent: You always disappear
    Even when you're here

    Child: this is not my home I think I'm better off alone
    home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a home.

    Child: By the time you come home, I'm already stoned
    You turn off the TV and you scream at me
    I can hardly wait 'til you get off my case

    Parent: No matter how hard I try
    You're never satisfied

    Child: This is not a home I think I'm better off alone

    Parent: You always disappear
    Even when you're here

    Child: This is not my home I think I'm better off alone
    home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a home.

    Child: I'M BETTER OFF ALONE!

    Parent: No matter how hard I try
    you're never satisfied

    Child: This is not a home I think I'm better off alone

    Parent: You always disappear
    Even when you're here

    Child: This is not my home I think I'm better off alone
    home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a
    Home. Home. This house is not a home.

    yzarkon May 12, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think you guys are right
    But i also think this could also be about typical teenage life..parents vs. kid
    at least thats how it is in my house..

    anywase amaizing song i <3 it
    borsch11on July 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:D <3 i love this song!
    AllieAskedAlexandriaon January 19, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentim sorry if i dumb it down but for me and probaly for most people this is the easiest way to understand so.....yeah....

    ill be coming home just to be alone (that person is coming home because (s)he wants to have time to their selves)
    cause i know you're not there and i know that you dont care (the person (s)he is lving with isnt there and wouldnt care if (s)he was even there with them
    i can hardly wait to leave this place (literal)

    no matter how hard i try your never satisfied ((s)he tries to do everything to please the person (s)he is living with and its not working out)
    this is not a home i think im better off alone (literal)
    you always disappear even when your here (the person (s)he is living with ignores him/her)
    this is not my home i think im better off alone home home this house is not a
    home home this house is not a home (literal)

    By the time you come home, I'm already *stoned (literal)
    You turn off the TV and you scream at me (literal)
    I can hardly wait 'til you get off my case ((s)he cant wait till the person they're living with stops bothering them about being stoned or whatever they did wrong)

    (look at the top for the chorus)

    IM BETTER OFF ALONE (literal)

    (look at the top for the chorus)

    *stoned meaning use of drugs or being drunk

    tribalwolf12on June 19, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe meaning of the song's pretty clear.. he's a slob and he hates that his girlfriend has to pick up after him. Still he knows he's wrong, but he's blaming it on the chick. Intense song.
    ladypeace24on June 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti definetly disagree with ladypeace. this song definetly means that his home doesnt feel like home that his girlfriends never there and when she is she just screams at him
    BARBIExSUCKSon June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about a relationship that is basicall goin to hell and has never been good. he dont like her so hes getting stoned and all and she knows and is always flippin out but he dont care cuz he hates her and theres jus alot of screamin and hes gunna leave her and go away cuz it isnt home with her there... three days grace rocks... good song, not the best but still fuckin awesome
    grlatdarocksho22on June 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is actually about their hometown...being Peterborough/Norwood, Ontario. Its about growing up and what life was like with their parents...its a very personal song and i can relate to it a lot because i live in Peterborough and that..and go to Norwood a lot. If you look at one of the versions of the song you can see the Memorial Centre and their performance there...The Memorial Centre is in Peterborough and it quickly shows the "Peterborough' Sign...this song is definitely about life in Peterborough/Norwood.
    kurtcobain_elvison October 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThose are great interpretaions of this song...i always thought it was about a man hating his wife or girlfriend because she always screams at him....i never thought about the whole child/parent thing, but if u think about it, it could pertain to that too...
    LegolazIsMyElfon October 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBorsch11, I'm definitely inclined to agree with you...



    Except for that this song always makes me think of my mom speciffically. She and my Dad got divorced, because she wants to be a teenager instead of help raise her 2 daughters, my little Sis and I, and when he says things like, "You always disappear, even when your here!" it reminds me that my mom doesn't really give a flying fuck about us any more. It's like, she rarely ever comes to visit us, hardly calls, and is not paying child support for my sis, and even on those rare ocations when she is here, she really isn't. Hence the whole disappearing thing. She's here with us physically, but mentally, she changed drastically towards us, and she doesn't treat us like a mother should treat her kids. So, whenever "Home" comes on, I turn it up loud, and belt out the lyrics...She doesn't know that it's her song, but my Sis and I do...
    MaggieMichelle
    MaggieMichelleon November 15, 2004   Link

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