What does Home mean?

Phillip Phillips: Home Meaning

Album cover for Home album cover

Song Released: 2012

Home Lyrics

Hold on, to me as we go
As we roll down this unfamiliar road
And although this wave is stringing us along
Just know you’re not alone
Cause I’m gonna make this place your home

Settle down, it'll all be clear
Don't pay no mind to the...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Sep 25th 2014 !⃝

    This song is God himself talking to you. saying, "hold on to me as we go", "don't pay no mind to demons, they fill you with fear", "if you get lost you can always be found", etc. He is going to make this place our home because life takes us on all sorts of journeys, good and bad, but with God by our side, he is going to make it a welcoming and enjoyable place to be.


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    Jan 7th 2013 !⃝

    The song home is basically saying that your home is anywhere as long as you have people and things you care about you can make anyplace your home.


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    Jan 8th 2013 !⃝

    Just go where ever your heart takes you. Thats called home. It will be a sweet sacrifice from me to you...

    Please be strong, don't give up in life. Start loving yourself more than others. Honestly, to me, you are a special person god has created. I couldn't understand myself either..

  4. anonymous
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    Jul 26th 2023 !⃝

    You are adopting a pet . Alone, confused
    Afraid. Rescued finally. You promise shelter, food, mostly love. She will come to understand eventually. In short you are saving her future. I call this Lucy’s song because she is ours and we were hers . She’s gone now

  5. anonymous
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    Dec 27th 2020 !⃝

    There are many positive interpretations but also some very negative ones. On the surface it seems positive and happy sounding but thinking about these lyrics and how many of our so called music writers and performers can sometimes be real creeps, the song could also be describing a well executed abduction of some kind. The singer could be taking the victim to a remote site too far from civilization where all kinds of abuses take place. Settle down! It could be a perv house or maybe a cult compound of some kind and the victim may know and is afraid of the coming hopelessness. Dunno but I really avoid this song completely now. Hope it just fades and is forgotten.

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  6. anonymous
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    Sep 10th 2020 !⃝

    I feel like this can apply to many scenarios. To some, it might feel like a message to the world inspired by God. To others, they might feel it is a message from parents to their newborn. It could be for a friends or loved one in trouble to encourage and uplift them. There are many meanings to this beautiful song.

  7. anonymous
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    Jul 10th 2020 !⃝

    I think Philip is amazing guitar player and he sang so incredible but when he was at the studio and it’s fun to work with him I want to work with him and he’s talented young man he seems very nice and he likes to play the guitar I have a guitar like him and that’s very cool to write a special guy.

  8. anonymous
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    Mar 29th 2020 !⃝

    The song "Home" is about a husband and wife I think. They just got married, and the wife is sad to leave the home she grew up in and loved. The husband is trying to make her understand that no matter what, he will be there for her, and as long as she's with him, she'll be safe.

  9. anonymous
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    Aug 18th 2018 !⃝

    It was odd, I never thought anyone else would see God talking in this. But I have heard that since I first actually listened to the lyrics. Especially the line: "if you get lost you can always be found". This is pretty cool, too, to see other brothers and sisters hearing this ;).

  10. anonymous
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    Jun 11th 2018 !⃝

    As a Jehovah Witness,this song seem to tell of enduring this current world, darkness. Only to see the garden like paradise, God always planned for mankind. As he clear out evil, and make this place our home.

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  11. anonymous
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    Apr 2nd 2018 !⃝

    It’s about two people meeting after their divorces and navigating a new life together. It’s an unfamiliar road, especially after a very long marriage....

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  12. anonymous
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    Feb 4th 2018 !⃝

    Personally I believe that the song is reminiscent to someone kidnapping a person I know it's a little dark but I mean when you take the lyrics such as "if you get lost you will always be found" and "don't pay attention to the demons in your mind they will fill you with fear" kind of sounds like he's telling a person "no one's going to find you"

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  13. anonymous
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    Feb 4th 2018 !⃝

    According to Holden, the song is about a friend who was going through a very difficult time, and it was his way of reaching out and saying that "you know someone's here for you".

    This came from wikipedia

    - Same person who posted here yesterday for the song Latch and for the song today Someone New

    God is our strength! I agree brother or sister!

  14. anonymous
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    Feb 4th 2018 !⃝

    I know it's 2018, and 2012 is definitely over, but this song is still great to me, even though it's short, because it has a great meaning.. that God will always be here for us, and we shouldn't give up and let "the demons" make us fearful, but we should keep going and listening to God instead. So all in all, the meaning of the song is to "pay no mind to the demons they fill you with fear" and to pay mind to God, because we will be found by him. This gives me strength, because it helps me to remember all of this in the worst times. I hope it helps you all reading this too!

  15. anonymous
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    Jan 17th 2018 !⃝

    This song is explaining how hard life is. I think it's also about how hard it is with new experiences. One place is your home and you can be scared going to new places. That's why this song is called home. It's about someone facing lots of obstacles in life and explains it in a song.

  16. anonymous
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    Dec 3rd 2017 !⃝

    It makes me think of refugees or new immigrants, who are hesitant and scared about this new life. It’s a song about quelling fear, that support exists, and the sense of home and comfort is close.

  17. anonymous
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    Oct 28th 2017 !⃝

    I think this song is supposed to be about helping others and being brave. I like to write plays and I am using this song in one of them. (It's not an actual public performance, just for fun.)

  18. anonymous
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    Aug 28th 2017 !⃝

    I hear this song I think of our rabbit Tenoch. A friend of my husbands found him in front of a tow yard. We went to go get him and bring him home. I think this song is me holding him and telling him, I am taking you to your home and no matter what it will be. You have a family now. He was so young we could not tell if he was male or female. Horrible people in this world, but God brought us to him.

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