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Coming Home

by Will Good and The Mattes

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Dinner’s made. So they’ll dock my pay At least it’s not a takeaway Bad again? Well, I’ll get some wine Your day was as rough as mine Was a time we could crack a smile But we knew, it just took a while To say that we cannot win with Our hopes so low, we’re giving in If we can pretend When we both get home We can talk like when This was yet to come Yeah, it’s hard and it won’t end soon Dealt this hand, see it through We hold each other, then We know tomorrow also ends We’ll see, one day We’ll see, one day We’ll see, one day
I came back the long way round Need a while to settle down Both got stories we can share I should start, I don’t know where Chorus Been making my way Doing what I do Thinking ‘bout me Remembering you Been way up/cut up/set up/way up Been way down/cut down/set down/way down Been too far The long way round How is it I’ve come to fear The look of love become a stare Could turn out that being away Might be where I have to stay Absence makes the heart grow empty Miles wear out my memories I know that you tried to tell me Took the long way round to see A day or two is all we need To understand what we are feeling A day or two, we could be sure of Finding one another’s love Chorus x 2


This is a collection of three songs about coming home - being ignored, being needed and being reassured.


released September 25, 2020


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Will Good and The Mattes England, UK

Will Good and The Mattes is the public persona of SteveC, a songwriter in the far north of England. The (mostly) guitar-based approach is focused on (mostly) songs on anything from climate change to political rant to personal crisis.

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