"Turning Into Violins" (1995)

Demo Song

Background Information

Brian Eno published his diary from 1995, called A Year with Swollen Appendices. It was published as a book in 1996 by Faber and Faber in the UK. That was the year that Eno worked with U2 on Original Soundtracks 1, and the book makes mention of a number of demos and working titles throughout. “Turning into Violins” is one of the songs included in the book.

The only mention of this song in Eno’s book is “We started work on ‘Turning into Violins’, which, from a brilliant beginning, turned out as a rather normal song.” Eno describes the song further but later says “This one not for this record.”

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