"Home Was Good" as written by and Jim Matheos Kevin Moore....
Go on ahead
Your story is just where you left it
Go on ahead
But I still can't believe you can't help it

Ninety-five percent
Happen in the home
Swallowed by the bed
Caught in the phone
Hammering the walls
Sleepwalking falls
Overstepping out
Haunting the halls

Go on ahead
Go on ahead

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"Home Was Good" as written by Kevin Moore Jim Matheos

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    My InterpretationI always thought the song was about accidental deaths! maybe I am way off the mark here, but it's my interpretation.
    Swallowed by the Bed - Suffocation?
    Caught in the Phone - tripping on the Lead?
    Hammering the Walls - into Electrics maybe?
    Sleepwalking Falls - as it says?
    Overstepping Out - walking out the house, sleep walking?
    Haunting the Halls - visiting back after the unfortunate accident!

    What do you think on this interpretation???
    lordjmivon July 18, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI truly dig this one. Now one may read the bed part and think it's about sex.. ahaha. No, not even close. You see, I believe "the bed" is a symbol for putting something to rest. I believe this person maybe has something to say but wont..
    Lateralus518on February 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit is about love..."Swallowed by the bed, And caught in the phone." it means waiting for a call...for an answer...
    rimastratocasteron July 05, 2007   Link
  • -3
    General CommentI'm actually a poet, and I tend to write in KevMo's sorta cryptic, confusing style, especially when writing something personal. So this is what I see, at least in the "chorus":

    Happened in the home
    Swallowed by the bed
    And caught in the phone.

    My summary of this is that the 5% we don't know about was something someone said to him that he began to doubt he could trust the person, OR there was a small argument, OR he felt a pang when he knew he'd have to confess something on the phone later. I dunno for sure, but it feels to me like something along those lines.

    Next, the other 95% happened in his home, specifically in his bedroom. It's possible that he has a phone in his room, and that he was now proceeding to call this person he was just with to discuss what happened or make a confession or something.

    I might tackle the other verses and choruses and whatnot at some later time, but I'll have to think about this one.
    Super Dudeon August 31, 2007   Link

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