Midnight Rocks

Album: 24 Carrots (1980)
Charted: 24


  • According to the inset sheet, "Midnight Rocks" runs to exactly four minutes. Arguably the weakest track on the album, and surprisingly weak lyrically for an Al Stewart song:
    Don't let our love be broken
    Upon the midnight rocks

    Indeed - it was, surprisingly, released as a single in preference to the obvious "Paint By Numbers". Unfortunately, even the heavy production and extended jazz type soloing can't save it. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

Comments: 2

  • Rik from Arizona, UsaAl once told me that he didn't really care for this track. It was simply to appease the record company who wanted another Year Of The Cat.
  • Meocyber from Alma Co.Disagree w/ story author. Another intelligent tale by Al. Again he uses another cool equating of stormy love w/ a stormy ship on the ocean. Not his very finest but still smart, refined.
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