Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (6:26)

Cover of Best Ballads

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Welcome Home (Sanitarium) is the fourth song of Metallica’s 1986 album Master of Puppets.

The song, following the control motif, discusses insanity and is narrated by someone consigned to a mental institution and the abuses suffered there by those in control. As the album Master of Puppets follows a similar track arrangement as Ride the Lightning, Welcome Home (Sanitarium) is consigned to the ballad track, as was done with Fade to Black, and follows a similar musical style - both songs shift style about 3/4ths through from restrained to incontinent and feature lengthy solos from Kirk Hammett.

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