Home Tonight


Home Tonight

Infobox Single
Name = Home Tonight


Artist = Aerosmith
from Album = Rocks
B-side = "Pandora's Box"
Released = 1976
Recorded = 1976
Format = Record
Genre = Hard rock
Length = 3:16
Label = Columbia
Writer = Steven Tyler
Producer = Jack Douglas
Chart position = * #71 (US Billboard Hot 100)
Reviews =
Last single = "Last Child" (1976)
This single = "Home Tonight" (1976)
Next single = "Walk This Way" (1976)
"Home Tonight" is a song by American hard rock band Aerosmith. Written by lead singer Steven Tyler, the song is a ballad and is the last track on Aerosmith's masterpiece hard rock album "Rocks". It was released as the second single from "Rocks" in 1976 and reached #71 on the Billboard Hot 100.

ong structure

The song starts out with drums and guitar, played by Joey Kramer and Joe Perry respectively and the bass of Tom Hamilton, accompanies the intro. Then Steven Tyler came up with the main riff "Now it's time..." using a low-tone setting on his keyboard. At this part the other instruments make a stop for a while, until he finished the "...to bid you sweet adieu" part of verses and then the whole band returns dynamically till the end of the song, with Joe Perry making a solo outro. The song is supported by background vocals and the escort of Steven Tyler's keyboard.

Appearances in other media

"Home Tonight" was featured in the video game "Dead or Alive 3".


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