"Turn to Stone" is a 1977 song by Electric Light Orchestra. The song is the opening track to the double album Out of the Blue. It was the first song released as a single from the LP.
According to the Turn To Stone Songfacts, this song has so much complex layering that ELO had to rely on tapes to reproduce the same sound in concert.
The single reached #18 in the U.K. charts and stayed there for 12 weeks. Out of…
The city streets are empty now
(The lights don't shine no more)
And so the songs are way down low
(Turning, turning, turning)