On The Way Home
John Mayer Lyrics


The summer's over. This town is closing.
They're waving people out of the ocean.
We have the feeling like we were floating.
We never noticed where time was going.

Do you remember when we first got here?
The days were longer the nights were hot here.
Now, it's September the engine's starting.
You're empty-handed and heavy-hearted.
But just remember on the way home, (oh oh oh)
That you were never meant to feel alone.
It takes a little while, but you'd be fine
Another good time coming down the line.

You'll go back to love that's waiting.
I'll unpack in a rented room.
How's that life you swear you're hating?
Grass is greener that makes two.

But just remember on the way home, (oh oh oh)
That you were never meant to feel alone.
Just look me up get back on the bus.
I'll see you next week if you need my trust.

Life ain't short, but it sure is small.
You get forever but nobody at all.
Life ain't short, but it sure is small.
You get forever but nobody at all.

It don't come often, and it don't stay long.

But just remember on the way home,
You don't ever have to feel alone.
Just stay on the run; get off the grid.
Hide yourself out like you know that I did,
And if you might find that you're running is done,
A little bit of Heaven never hurt no one.

Lyrics © REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING
Written by: JOHN CLAYTON MAYER

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Comments from YouTube:

yuriabcdms

He doesn't have bad songs. I've never seen such an artist.

Arpita Dutta

@Aaron M. Well I think 'pretty good guitarist' is a massive understatement. He is definitely one of the greats, or at least one of the greatest blues guitarists of our generation. His acoustic side is a whole different league of it's own. Though I agree with you that his singing abilities are not that appealing. Well, nobody is perfect😅.

Aaron M.

@Shubhayu Basu A very nice tune.

Shubhayu Basu

@Aaron M. Well listen to Edge Of Desire.
Even if you dont like it...Still just listen to it once.

Grant Shearman

@Nothing is Real 100 percent!! thats the only song I've ever hated of his instant skip every time it started playing lol

isaac sweeney

disregarding alot of artists

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Cintia Cristine Costa

"Life ain't short, but it sure is small,
You'll get forever, but nobody at all."

well done John ...

Brit tany

One of my favorite lines

Marta Onila

Hope I'll get forever...cause I already have nobody at all 😅😂😂😂...That's not true 😉. Brilliant phrase 😎...he has more than he thinks 😊💖

Conor Barry

John's closing album tracks have always been special. Especially St.Patrick's Day, Wheel & A Face To Call Home. He just knows how to complete a body of work. Same goes with this song.

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