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Riff: Alicia Keys – “Listen To Your Heart”

Nov 26, 2012

You never know until you try/Why so scared, when hearts dont lie/Turn off the world, and close your eyes

from Listen To Your Heart lyrics by Alicia Keys

Sadly not a Roxette cover, but the ‘rely on your instinct’ sentiment remains the same. A collaboration between Keys and John Legend was never going to be anything less than classy and this effortlessly elegant throwback to the ‘quiet storm’ of the late 80s oozes sophistication with every synth-snare.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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