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Music Is the Key (Steve "Silk" Hurley song)

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"Music Is the Key"
Single by J.M. Silk
from the album The House Sound of Chicago
ReleasedJuly 1985
GenreChicago house
  • D.J. International
  • Rams Horn
Songwriter(s)Steve Hurley
Steve "Silk" Hurley singles chronology
"Music Is the Key"
"Shadows of Your Love"
Alternative cover

"Music Is the Key" is the debut single by J.M. Silk, and the first release issued on D.J. International Records in 1985.

The song was written by Steve "Silk" Hurley and successfully entered the US Dance chart, where it climbed to number 9,[1] while scoring at number 18 for U.S. Maxi-Singles Sale.[2]

Credits and personnel


Official versions

  • "Music Is The Key (House Key)" – 9:15
  • "Music Is The Key (Basement Key)" – 5:45
  • "Music Is The Key (Radio Version)" – 5:50
  • "Music Is The Key (Percussapella Key)" – 7:35



Weekly charts

Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 18

See also



  1. ^ 'J.M. Silk, US peak chart positions' Retrieved 2 December 2010
  2. ^ 'J.M. Silk, US peak chart positions' Retrieved 2 December 2010