Return To Innocence

Album: The Cross of Changes (1994)
Charted: 3 4
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  • That's not the beginning of the end
    That's the return to yourself
    The return to innocence.

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    Don't be afraid to be weak
    Don't be too proud to be strong
    Just look into your heart my friend
    That will be the return to yourself
    The return to innocence.

    If you want, then start to laugh
    If you must, then start to cry
    Be yourself don't hide
    Just believe in destiny.

    Don't care what people say
    Just follow your own way
    Don't give up and use the chance
    To return to innocence.

    That's not the beginning of the end
    That's the return to yourself
    The return to innocence.

    Don't care what people say
    Follow just your own way
    Follow just your own way
    Don't give up, don't give up
    To return, to return to innocence.

    If you want then laugh
    If you must then cry
    Be yourself don't hide
    Just believe in destiny. Writer/s: M.c. Curly
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 10

  • H8erPeople get so worked up about this stuff... Those people didn't own the song. It was just a recording the artist took of them singing the equivalent of a public domain song, that they ended up sampling, reworking, and building a song around. It's not like they went out of their way to steal someone else's intellectual property and claim it as their own. This is exactly like Bitter Sweet Symphony... Yes, they sampled other songs, but the end result was something that is unique and their own. It's not fair to act like the artist's efforts are void just because they used a sample.
  • Melody Yatsko from UsaJust imagine how many times things like this were stolen and they never knew about it or were paid! The ONLY reason they knew to come after them for the $ is because it was SUCH an ENORMOUS hit! They must have had it smashed in their faces ALL of the time! Its a bloody shame. The odd thing to me is, it sounded to me like Native American Indian! ALL of these years I thought that is what I was listening too!! LOL! I only looked into it at this time because I am on a spiritual journey and that singing always spoke to my soul.
  • Kimberly from UsaWas there an answer to the question of Edmund? I'm simply asking because I'm wondering if the video contains images of people who look exactly like members of my actual family and a unicorn horn of recognition.
  • Jc Ocana from SpainVideo was not filmed in Malaga....it was filmed in areas around the village of La Calahorra, Granada province and the coast of Almeria province. In one scene the snow mountain range is Sierra Nevada.
  • Willie Mai from TaiwanIt is an all-too-common story of stealing a great catchy tune and publishing it in a different part of the world with no credit to the original musicians. In this case, the artist was an indigenous Taiwanese couple, Difang and his wife Agay, who sang the Ami drinking song. They were never paid any royalties for the song, even after it was used as the 1996 Olympic Games theme song in Atlanta. In the late 90s, Enigma and the record companies were sued for stealing the hook to the song, and they were found guilty. They paid Difang some money in an out of court settlement under an agreement that there would be no punishment or further payment needed.
  • Lola from SpainI'm glad to know it is located in Malaga, because when I saw this video I was all the time thinking how similar was the landscape to my surroundings. Nevertheless I think it was located at some other place, because the snowy mountains can't be from Malaga, I dare say they're Sierra Nevada, in Granada.
  • Edmund from PhilippinesI’m curious to know the names of those actors, teens and kids who participated in the Return to Innocence music video and where are they now. I’m sure they’ll be happy to see the number of views, likes and comments on youtube. Definitely, the old man dying from the start is dead in real life.
  • Robert Heitner from 60423Its a joke the Singers of the Chant receive 100%, clearly a corrupted court. There are many parts of a song. Their was at most 1/5th of the song. Led Zeppelins beat was a bigger part and they didn't demand anything.
  • Chi Girl from NigeriaI always loved this song. Is it really possible that 100% of the royalties go to the Taiwanese guys even though the verses were original? The chorus was stolen.
  • Zabadak from London, EnglandThe video shows an old man dying then his life in reverse, to his childhood: hence, returning to innocence...
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