Album: Storyteller (1994)


  • The title track to her second album, this is one of Crystal Waters' favorites. Inspired by fantasy films like The Princess Bride, it envisions a higher power guiding a relationship to its end. Along the way, there are references to King Arthur, Sherlock Holmes, the Three Little Pigs, and other famous tales.
  • In an interview with Crystal Waters, she told Songfacts: "I just envisioned a man with a long beard - a big wizard - writing the book of life and you're under his hand. He decides that this relationship is going to end. I used a lot of the nursery rhyme stuff entwined in there to make it work."
  • Waters wrote this with Sean Spencer and Neal Conway, the Baltimore-based producers of the track.


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