Turn To Stone

Album: Out of the Blue (1978)
Charted: 18 13
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  • The city streets are empty now
    (The lights don't shine no more)
    And so the songs are way down low

    A sound that flows into my mind
    (The echoes of the daylight)
    Of everything that is alive
    (In my blue world)

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone
    I turn to stone, when you comin' home
    I can't go on

    The dying embers of a night
    (A fire that slowly fades 'till dawn)
    Still glow upon the wall so bright (turning, turning)

    The tired streets that hide away
    (From here to everywhere they go)
    Roll past my door into the day
    In my blue world

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone
    I turn to stone, when you comin' home
    I can't go on

    Turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone

    Yes, I'm turnin' to stone
    'Cause you ain't coming home
    Why ain't you comin' home
    If I'm turnin' to stone
    You've been gone for so long
    And I can't carry on
    Yes, I'm turnin', I'm turnin'
    I'm turnin' to stone

    The dancing shadows on the wall
    (The two-step in the hall)
    Are all I see since you've been gone (turning, turning)

    Through all I sit here and I wait
    (I turn to stone, I turn to stone)
    You will return again some day
    To my blue world

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone
    I turn to stone, when you comin' home
    I can't go on

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone
    Turn to stone, when you comin' home
    I can't go on

    I turn to stone when you are gone
    I turn to stone Writer/s: JEFF LYNNE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 4

  • Silverphoenix~222~plasmamoon from Tx@Paul Osman Checked out the Four Tops version. I definitely hear similarities in the chorus, not a direct rip, but um yea. Thanks for the nfo! Good on Ya!
  • Paul Osman from Liverpool, EnglandThere was a song called (I'll) Turn To Stone recorded by the Four Tops in 1966. The E L O song is totally different ,both songs stand out in their own right.
  • Jodie from Xxxxx, MdGreat Song. Love this band.
  • Zabadak from London, EnglandBlue vinyl single in the UK! :-)
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