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Turn To Stone
Electric Light Orchestra Lyrics


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

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: JEFF LYNNE

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ThatCat 2000

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

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Luminara Unduli

How can a group with so many hits, so many millions in record sales, so many amazing albums, and so much songwriting and music production genius NOT be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? It is incomprehensible, and just flat out wrong!
(edit) - They finally were several yrs after this OP. Glad so many also felt the same. But the fact also remains that they should've been inducted in their first yrs of eligibility in the late 90's. 20 odd yrs late, total bullshit!

Bubblegum

same, i love this son to death

Ga Guy

according to Tom Petty in an interview, jeff Lynne was the most complete musician, who couuld do it all. jeff produced an album of Toms, and TP said he was blown away by Jeff and his greatness

net-rioter

Don't be stupid

Michael Corkery

@Robert Parker yes they were inducted, but they got screwed like ELO and others who should have been in there a long time ago.

Pat Disaster

@block head might as well not exist.... nothing but negative....

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Muscles: Relaxed
Brain: Calm
Depression: Cured
Turned to: Stone

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Muscles: stone
Brain: stone
Depression: stone
Turned to: granite

Your Milk Is On The Way

Are you stoned?

Killer Queen

Stoned

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