Home Tonight

"Home Tonight"
Single by Aerosmith
from the album Rocks
B-side"Pandora's Box"
ReleasedAugust 27, 1976
Format7-inch single
GenreHard rock
Songwriter(s)Steven Tyler
Producer(s)Jack Douglas
Aerosmith singles chronology
"Last Child"
"Home Tonight"
"Walk This Way"

"Home Tonight" is a power ballad by American hard rock band Aerosmith. Written by lead singer Steven Tyler, the song is the closing track on Aerosmith's 1976 album Rocks. It was released as the second single from Rocks and reached number 71 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In other media[edit]

"Home Tonight" is one of the two theme songs performed by Aerosmith used in the video game Dead or Alive 3 for the Xbox created by Team Ninja. It is played during the extended/full ending credits.


On VH1's That Metal Show with Eddie Trunk, the panel declared it number one on their Top 5 Greatest Power Ballads of all Time.[1]


  1. ^ TMS Top 5 (2010-11-11). "Top 5 Ballads on That Metal Show W/ Eddie Trunk". YouTube. Retrieved 2011-08-14.