Billy Joel Toggle Navigation. Release Date: November 16, 2010. Disc 1. Everybody Loves You Now. Piano Man. The Entertainer. New York State Of Mind. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song). Only The Good Die Young.
1-2, was a double-LP set and so was 2001's The Essential, so just having a 19-track summation of Joel’s career is useful, but fortunately, The Hits accomplishes its job well. True, it bends the rules a little - the opening Everybody Loves You Now never charted, nor did New York State of Mind, and there are some notable absences, chief among them his first Top Ten hit Just the Way You Are and Uptown Girl, along with the anthem Scenes from an Italian Restaurant - but what’s here constitutes Billy’s basic canon: Piano.
Album · 2010 · 19 Songs. While The Hits offers nothing new for the hardcore fan, it’s a solid collection for those who are just getting caught up. Beginning with Everybody Loves You Now from 1971’s Cold Spring Harbour, things quickly go hit-single crazy with Piano Man, New York State of Mind, Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song), My Life all through to 1993’s The River of Dreams. Joel’s astonishing career is a testament to daring pop choices.
Billy Joel – The Hits is a greatest hits album, by Billy Joel, originally released on 16 November 2010 in the United States only. The album emerged from legal difficulties with Joel's former label Family Productions, and ultimately became his first breakthrough album. The title track, a fictionalize. mage: Billy Joel Piano Man. The Entertainer (song). The Entertainer" is a single by singer Billy Joel released as the only single from his 1974 album Streetlife Serenade. The song peaked at on the US charts, a Top 40 hit for Joel that year. The song is a cynical and somewhat satirical look at the fleeting fame of a musician and fickle publi. mage: Entertainer. The picture used on this cover is also used on the album covers of First Glance (1978) (American version only), Greatest Hits (1979), and Classic Masters (2002). All tracks written by Myles Goodwyn unless otherwise noted.
|Everybody Love You Now||2:49|
|New York State Of Mind||6:00|
|Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)||3:30|
|Only The Good Die Young||3:55|
|You May Be Right||4:14|
|It's Still Rock And Roll To Me||2:57|
|Say Goodbye To Hollywood (Live Attic Version)||4:25|
|The Longest Time||3:39|
|Tell Her About It||3:50|
|A Matter Of Trust||4:09|
|We Didn't Start The Fire||4:51|
|I Go To Extremes||4:23|
|The River Of Dreams||4:06|
|88697 80811 2||Billy Joel||The Hits (CD, Comp, RM)||Columbia, Legacy||88697 80811 2||US||2010|
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