Assault and Battery

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Howard Jones

Howard Jones (born John Howard Jones, 23 February 1955, Southampton, Hampshire, England) is a British musician, singer and songwriter. According to the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums, "Jones is an accomplished singer-songwriter who was a regular chart visitor in the mid 1980s wit… more »

The lives were taken 
For feasts at the table 
A life of misery  Ending with a shock 

 Brutal murder (brutal murder)
All hands to the slaughter 
Mass torture 
All hands to the knife 

And I can hear the screams 
With the knife, the jolt, the wring 
They must follow in our dreams  Carrying a twisted sting

Children's stories with their farmyard favourites 
At the table in a different disguise

Don't talk to me of health 
Or something someone else will do
We're talking about the act
Of taking life for me and you
And I hear their screams

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Assault and Battery