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Take the Long Way Home - Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp, with Orchestra

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Uploaded on Apr 25, 2010

Take the Long Way Home is another timeless classic from Supertramp co-founder, Roger Hodgson. This song is amazing whether Roger is performing it solo, with band, or with orchestra. He is a master composer, singer, and songwriter. Roger is the composer and signature voice of many of the hits such as Give a Little Bit, The Logical Song, Dreamer, and Breakfast in America, School, and Fool's Overture to name a few.

"Take the Long Way Home" was a song that I wrote, actually, during or right before we went into the studio to record the album "Breakfast in America." It was a last-minute surprise for me. It's on two levels - on one level I'm talking about not wanting to go home to the wife, take the long way home because she treats you like part of the furniture, but there's a deeper level to the song, too. I really believe we all want to find our true home, find that place in us where we feel at home, and to me, home is in the heart. And when we're in touch with our heart and we're living our life from our heart, then we do feel like we found our home." ~ Roger Hodgson

Don't miss your change to experience hearing the hits we all love. Roger's World Tour is getting rave reviews so visit his website at http://www.RogerHodgson.com to get the latest concert information, pictures, news and more.. .Audiences are once again experiencing the magic and spirit that Roger Hodgson created with Supertramp.

To find out more about Roger's music and songwriting process, check out his repertoire page - http://www.rogerhodgson.com/documents...

Aug 28 • GERMANY • Aurich • Sparkassen-Arena w band http://bit.ly/1mkTuMQ
Aug 29 • GERMANY • Leipzig • Parkbühne im Clara Zetkin Park w band http://bit.ly/1opPeeI
Aug 30 • GERMANY • Alzey • Da Capo Festival w band http://bit.ly/1ATmZz2
Sep 1 • GERMANY • Aachen • Kurpark Classix w band & orchestra http://bit.ly/V0wpaS
Sep 3 • GERMANY • Hanau • Amphitheater Schloss Philippsruhe band http://bit.ly/1mkTuMQ
Sep 6 • GIBRALTAR • Gibraltar Music Festival w band http://bit.ly/1qTKUrp
Oct 16 • BRAZIL • Florianópolis • Centro de Eventos Petry w band http://bit.ly/1pWMWFA
Oct 17 • BRAZIL • Curitiba • Teatro Positivo w band http://bit.ly/1sawck2
Oct 18 • BRAZIL • Rio de Janeiro • Rio Vivo w band http://bit.ly/1stTyzM
Oct 21 • BRAZIL • Vitória • Arena Vitória w band http://bit.ly/V0wRpK
Oct 23 • BRAZIL • São Paulo • Espaço das Américas w band http://bit.ly/1p9mADR
Oct 24 • BRAZIL • Brasília • Convention Center Ulysses Guimarães w band http://bit.ly/1ukWq1a
Oct 25 • BRAZIL • Belo Horizonte • Parque das Mangabeiras w band http://bit.ly/1p9mFY4
Nov 4 • USA • Wabash, IN • Honeywell Center w band http://bit.ly/1v9bYcB
Nov 6 • USA • Detroit, MI • MotorCity Casino & Hotel w band http://bit.ly/1pWN8o2
Nov 7 • USA • Niagara Falls, NY • Seneca Niagara Casino w band http://bit.ly/1oABhzk
Nov 8 • USA • Ridgefield, CT • Ridgefield Playhouse w band http://bit.ly/1ukX0ft
Nov 9 • USA • Bethlehem, PA • Sands Bethlehem Event Center w band http://bit.ly/1pWNcEy
Nov 11 • USA • Huntington, NY • The Paramount w band http://bit.ly/1lyyand
Nov 14 & 15 • CANADA • Rama, ON • Casino Rama w band & orchestra http://bit.ly/1v9c5oF

"To the adoring fans who rise to their feet as Hodgson and his four-piece backing band take the stage ... it might as well be 1979 all over again." - Rolling Stone

"This is the real deal: a legendary music man, in brilliant form and shimmering presence, supported by a tight, terrific band. When you can catch a show, go. An evening with Roger Hodgson will raise your standards of concert-going. -- Huffington Post

Share with others in a comment below your experience of Roger's shows or what his songs mean to you. Roger enjoys hearing from you!

"Wow, wow, wow. I just returned from seeing your show which was the highlight of my whole concert-going life. Roger, your music transcends time. Your ethereal voice, magical musicianship, and meaningful lyrics touches my soul. You are blessed to be surrounded by such wonderful musicians who understand brilliantly your music. Thank you again for an experience that will always be with me. Your smile on stage says it all."

"There is such an elegant, clear simplicity to your wonderful words and music. But, the depth and richness of your songs with the orchestra (and the excellent band) is so layered and succulent, one can weep at the beauty. Thank you for such a memorable evening. The experience will remain with us until we can see you again."

Check out his tour details on http://www.rogerhodgson.com
And these other great links:
Facebook -- http://www.facebook.com/RogerHodgson
Twitter - http://twitter.com/RogerHodgson
The only place you can buy directly from the artist and get his autographed CD's and Montreal DVD is at http://www.rogerhodgsonstore.com

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