Where Is Home?

Album: A Weekend in the City (2007)
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  • This song is about racism and death, specifically that of Christopher Alaneme, a black teenager stabbed in a suburban town in South East England. Frontman Kele Okereke explained on his record label's website: "It's to do with the idea of me, as a second generation black person, living in the UK, I don't really feel comfortable, I don't really feel the door of opportunity in this country is open to me. All these articles in the mainstream press - all these images you see of young black kids terrorizing people - are reinforcing the idea of us as The Other."
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  • Sven from Huntington Beach, CaMove to the U.S., guy! We might be a little racist still, but you can be president if you want to. :)
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