9/18 Spotify Playlist: Homecoming

Every school year, there is a week dedicated to alumnus returning to their Alma mater. Former students reunite with old peers and professors while current students enjoy various on-campus activities throughout the week, such as the homecoming parade, football game and jester competition. In honor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s homecoming week, here are songs about coming back home. Welcome back, Husker graduates.

  • “Homecoming” // Kanye West featuring Chris Martin
  • “Coming Home” // Diddy – Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey
    • “Tell the world I’m coming home.”
  • “Sweet Home Alabama” // Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • Though we’re not in Alabama, there would be rage if this was not included.
  • “Hold On, We’re Going Home” // Drake feat. Majid Jordan
  • “Homecoming” // Green Day
    • Actually five songs in one, this 9-minute track serves as the climax in the “American Idiot” narrative.
  • “Coming Home” // Leon Bridges
  • “Homecoming Heroes” // The Head and the Heart
    • Let’s welcome back our heroes during their stay this week.
  • “Home Sweet Home” // Mötley Crüe
  • “Homecoming” // Hey Monday
  • “Take Me Home, Country Roads” // John Denver
    • Just imagine John Denver singing about Nebraska instead of West Virginia.
  • “Home” // Daughtry
  • “Homecoming” // Taking Back Sunday
  • “Homeward Bound” // Simon & Garfunkel
  • “Home” // Jack Johnson