Turning It Into Water

Album: Down in the Cellar (2000)


  • The 4th song on the Millennium year concept album Down in the Cellar runs to 4 minutes 36 seconds and is an Al Stewart solo composition. If it sounds somewhat sad that is because it is unnecessarily enigmatic - something for which this troubadour is not exactly unknown.

    Although Al married relatively late, his personal life has been just as happy as his professional life after he shook off the ghost of his first love Mandi, who haunts many of his early songs. And there is nothing secret about his wine cellar, in which he takes great pride. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

80s Music Quiz 1Music Quiz

MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.

Adam Young of Owl CitySongwriter Interviews

Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.

Eagles Lyrics QuizMusic Quiz

Lots of life lessons in these Eagles lyrics - can you match them to the correct song?

Have Mercy! It's Wolfman JackSong Writing

The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.

Best Band LogosSong Writing

Queen, Phish and The Stones are among our picks for the best band logos. Here are their histories and a design analysis from an expert.

Deconstructing Doors Songs With The Author Of The Doors ExaminedSong Writing

Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.