Take Me Home
Phil Collins
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- backing vocals by Sting and Peter Gabriel -

1986
7
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986
  • peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart in 1986
  • peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart in 1986
  • from Phil Collins' third solo studio album, No Jacket Required (1985)
  • on the record:
         Phil Collins - vocals, keyboards, drums, Roland TR-909, backing vocals
         Daryl Stuermer - guitars
         Lee Sklar - bass, Piccolo bass
         Sting, Peter Gabriel, Helen Terry - backing vocals
  • written by Phil Collins
  • Phil Collins has stated that the song lyrics refer to a patient in a mental institution with a basis on the Ken Kesey novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - it is the protest of the British practice of confining "misfits" to "asylums
  • produced by Phil Collins, Hugh Padgham
  • Atlantic Records label
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