John Mayer - Last Train Home (Official Video)




"Last Train Home" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter John Mayer, and featured guest vocal from American country singer Maren Morris. It was released on June 4, 2021, as the fourth single from his eighth studio album Sob Rock. John Mayer wrote the song and produced it with Don Was. The song is Mayer's new release in nearly two years since "Carry Me Away" (2019).


In late March 2021, Mayer used TikTok to share the little part of the song and sent a cut of the song to Mary Spender. Subsequently, Spender got an Instagram voice memo from Mayer and finished her own version.


On the release day, Mayer shared four-track song lists, and he did "Last Train Home" as the lead single to release, and expressed it is "a slick rock production with an '80s polish, filled with keyboard stabs that remind of Toto, and guitar licks galore."


In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mayer explained the reason for the song 80s' element: "I asked myself, 'What music makes me feel like everything's going to be OK? And it's the music I listened to growing up in the '80s. There's a security-blanket aspect about that sound that reminds me of a safer time."




Lyrics


If you wanna roll me, then you gotta roll me all night long

And if you wanna use me, then you gotta use me til I'm gone

I'm not a fallen angel, I just fell behind

I'm out of luck and I'm out of time

If you don't wanna love me, let me go

I'm runnin for the last train

I'm runnin for the last train home


If you wanna know me, then you gotta know me through and through

And if you're gonna hurt me, then you gotta hold me next to you

No matter how you work it, things go wrong

I put my heart where it don't belong

So if you're comin with me let me know

Maybe you're the last train

Maybe you're the last train home


I'm on the last train runnin

I'm on the last train runnin

And I surrender

And I surrender


I'm on the last train runnin

I'm on the last train runnin

And I surrender

And I surrender


I'm on the last train runnin

I'm on the last train runnin

And I surrender

And I surrender


I'm on the last train runnin

I'm on the last train runnin

And I surrender

I surrender