Leaving Home

by Brian Allison & Matt Burke

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"Leaving Home" is a song about escaping the confines of a small life in a small town and venturing out into the unknown to pursue something bigger.

Brian Allison (@BrianAllisonMusic) and Matt Burke's (@MattBurkeMusic) first collaborative release together showcases tight harmonies, beautiful string swells, and an optimistic message of hope that takes the listener through an emotional, nostalgic, and incredibly satisfying trip.

Allison & Burke show some real songwriting prowess here and the song has real sync potential as it could easily be imagined in TV or film.


Leaving Home
Written by Matt Burke & Brian Allison, 2019

We gotta’ leave this town
Noting left here, always lost but never found
There’s no reason we should stay
This town we’re living in is getting smaller everyday

Something tells me you’ll go
This could’ve happened years ago
I believe in us and together we’re leaving home
Leaving, we’re leaving home

There’s no turning back now
We’re out here on our own and you and I will work it out
We’ve got miles of road ahead
No one knows but us the tears an blood we have shed

Seems like you already know
This could’ve happened years ago
‘Cause I believe in us, and together we are home
Together, we are home

Though we don’t know where we’re going
We’re getting closer everyday
The road ahead keeps unfolding
As what’s behind us fades away

Coming home
We’re leaving home
Leaving home
We’re coming home
Coming home


released May 21, 2021
Brian Allison - vox, guitar
Matt Burke - vox, guitar
Jason Bobo - guitar, synths
Elliot Russo - drums
Phil Runge - bass

Produced and engineered by Jason Bobo, 8080 Studios, Nashville Tennessee

All Rights Reserved Matt Burke Music/Brian Allison Music 2021




Matt Burke Nashville, Tennessee

“This is the kind of music you expect to hear when someone says “Americana””

-Greg Jones, Ear to The Ground Music

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