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Coming Home

"Homecoming"
Green Day
2004

Every journey ends with a homecoming, whether it's a simple trip to the store or an epic modern quasi-religious rock opera. Read more about Coming Home

Somewhere New

"Holiday In Spain"
Counting Crows
2002

Airlines and travel agents have been selling travel as an escape for ages. It's why pictures of tropical islands pop up on billboards and bus shelters in the coldest months of the year. Read more about Somewhere New

Rompin' and Stompin'

"Around The World"
Red Hot Chili Peppers
1999
"Around The World"
Daft Punk
1997

These days, many cruise lines offer luxury round-the-world trips for those with a lot of cash and a few months to spare. Plane-and-hotel tour organizers can get you around the globe in less than a month, with a lot of gift shops along the way. The record for a round-the-world trip is a little around two days of flying—unless you count low earth orbit, where the International Space Station does it every hour and a half. Read more about Rompin' and Stompin'

Soothe My Soul

"The Indigo Girls"
Cold Beer And Remote Control
1999

Cold beer can be a very good thing, in moderation. But it's not just the beer that should be taken in moderation; it's the cold, too. Read more about Soothe My Soul

Call Out Your Name

"Here Comes A Regular"
The Replacements
1985

In "Here Comes a Regular," Paul Westerberg and the Replacements explore the sad, lonely side of the local bar where, as another song says, "everybody knows your name." Read more about Call Out Your Name

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