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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, Breakfast in America, School, and Fool's Overture to name a few. Roger is on tour - dates below.

"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

Visit http://www.RogerHodgson.com or http://www.facebook.com/RogerHodgson for the latest tour news and more. Audiences are once again experiencing the magic and spirit that Roger Hodgson created with Supertramp. 'Take the Long Way Home' can be found on Roger's DVD & 'Classics Live' album. http://www.RogerHodgsonStore.com or http://apple.co/1M5cA8j

Breakfast in America 2015 World Tour
Jun 19 Weinheim, Germany http://bit.ly/1A0d6y5
Jun 20 Hinwil, Switzerland http://bit.ly/1w5SD71
Jun 21 Clam, Austria http://bit.ly/1xy9aov
Jun 24 Munich, Germany http://bit.ly/1HLqxqx
Jun 26 Steinkjer, Norway http://bit.ly/1ucA6vo
Jun 30 Nantes, France http://bit.ly/1Dv7YHX
Jul 1 Paris, France SOLD OUT!
Jul 4 Calw, Germany http://bit.ly/1xWGF0z
Jul 7 Valencia, Spain http://bit.ly/1b48Fvv
Jul 8 Murcia, Spain http://bit.ly/1NK4HXv
Jul 10 Bertrix, Belgium http://bit.ly/1NE57Oe
Jul 11 Heerlen, Holland http://bit.ly/1zrzvaq
Jul 12 Oxfordshire, England http://bit.ly/1kJv0R3
Jul 15 Veszprém, Hungary http://bit.ly/1wM1FKP
Jul 17 Brønnøysund, Norway http://bit.ly/1AAJ2J3
Jul 18 Langesund, Norway http://bit.ly/1wFmeY1
Jul 30 Weissenburg in Bayern, Germany http://bit.ly/12qA3P0
Jul 31 Lauchheim, Germany http://bit.ly/1wOPHlC
Aug 1 Carcassonne, France http://bit.ly/16WPtgw
Aug 4 Port Adriano, Mallorca, Spain - Details soon!
Aug 6 Marbella, Spain http://bit.ly/1gE7WgN
Aug 8 Peralada, Spain http://bit.ly/1vCphUd
Aug 27 Zweibrücken, Germany http://bit.ly/1D2bE3
Aug 28 Pfullendorf, Germany http://bit.ly/1Dmbrah
Aug 29 Merkers, Germany http://bit.ly/1BAPmnG
Aug 30 Hemer, Germany http://bit.ly/1xvcl22
Sep 1 Cologne, Germany http://bit.ly/1Jahzns
Sep 2 Amsterdam, Holland SOLD OUT!
Sep 4 Siegen, Germany http://bit.ly/1CajbvI
Sep 5 Lingen, Germany http://bit.ly/16wlJY0
Sep 7 Berlin, Germany http://bit.ly/1zAJfN8
Nov 20+21 Rama, ON, Canada - Details in August!
Nov 26 Calgary, AB, Canada http://bit.ly/18pjNRn
Nov 27 Vancouver, BC, Canada http://bit.ly/1NYgvVe
Nov 28 Vancouver, BC, Canada SOLD OUT!
Dec 3 Montreal, QC, Canada http://bit.ly/PlaceDesArtsMTL
Dec 8 Ottawa, ON, Canada http://bit.ly/1LddYbY
Dec 9 Quebec, QC, Canada http://bit.ly/1ApGwoc
Dec 11 Moncton, NB, Canada http://bit.ly/1DhLHd4
Dec 12 Halifax, NS, Canada http://bit.ly/1NkMwrf
2016
Apr 18 Amsterdam, Holland http://bit.ly/1zMRtP5
Apr 29 London, England http://bit.ly/RH_UK2016
Apr 30 + May 1 Paris, France http://bit.ly/1Dv7YHX

Although Roger and Supertramp's other co-founder shared writing credit, they actually wrote and composed separately with each singing their own respective songs. http://bit.ly/1Kfgu0W

"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 your experience of Roger's shows or what his songs mean to 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."

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