Album: This Is A Recording (1986)
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  • WE ARE THE KEY (1986)

    We are the key to the light outside, outside the door.
    We must let them see what we're living for, living for, living for.
    He takes our hand. He guides us through this stranger's land,
    and we are the key to the light outside, outside the door.
    We are the light, shine in the night, shine in the night once more.
    He takes our hand, he guides us through a stranger's land.
    We are the key to the light outside, outside the door.
    We got the love that we're living for. Yeah!

    La la la la la la la la la la la,
    La la la la la la la la la la la,

    We are the key. To the light outside the door, outside the door.

    We must let them see what we're living for, living for, living for.
    He takes our hand, and guides us through this stranger's land and
    we are the key to the light outside, outside the door.

    We are the light, shine in the night, shine in the night once more!

    La la la la la la la la la la la,
    La la la la la la la la la la la,

    La la la la la la la la la la la,
    La la la la la la la la la la la....

    We are the key, to the light outside the door.

    (Music and Lyrics by David Persons)

Comments: 4

  • Mick from Sydney, AustraliaThese blokes were good. Hope those rumours are true John - that would be fair dinkum!
  • John from Austin, TxThere was a lot of discussion at last year's SXSW that David is doing a new album, but because he is going back to get another Master's degree it has been delayed. This album is rumored to be a huge departure from This Is A Recording with David going back to his Austin roots and also making it his sound as he is producing, and according to a couple of people who know him, playing a number of instruments on it, as he did on There Is Love. Many folks don't realize that There Is Love was a demo and he played all of the instruments, and it sounded so good that they released the demo. Latest word I heard about the new album's release is early summer of this year.
  • Neil from Austin, TxThe credits for this song include something called the "tuned wooden thing" (I think it was an African Xylophone) - I really liked this guy's music, but he has a really cool, and a bit strange, sense of humor.

    I hope that Austen is right and there is a new project in the works. This bunch rocked! And I bet that they still will.
  • Austen from Fourwinds, TxIt was announced last week that David Persons is now working on a new album that will be hopefully completed and released on the internet by the middle of 2009. This will be Persons first album since 1986 and those who have heard the early tracks say that it sounds "incredible". The album's working title is "Nocturne Ascending".
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