Why Look for the Key

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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 »

And they made the secret pact
His knowledge would be tapped
The link was based on a respect
On their lives they would reflect
A perfect state of non-attachment
Was striven for and claimed as fact
The younger grew and learnt his lesson well
All his ideals were intact

Why look for the key in another
The answer lay in his own heart
Won't find yourself in some other
It always was there right at the start
But power it corrupted
That's where attachment starts
The power had erupted
The spell will crack
As each mental bond was broken
Strength grew in the young man's heart
What began as love not passion
Had left a seed in his heart

Why look for the key in another ...

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