BILLY JOEL new single “Turn the Lights Back On” (Watch the video)

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Turn the Lights Back On is the title of the new song by BILLY JOEL, produced by the songwriter and producer Freddy Wexler and written by Wexler, Arthur Bacon, Wayne Hector and Joel himself.

The singer is back on the scene with a classic song, in Billy Joel style, which fully respects the distinctive features of the sound that has always characterized him and inaugurates the next chapter of his career. The text asks:

Did I wait too long… to turn the lights back on?”.

Billy Joel is one of the most influential artists of all time and a generational storyteller beyond compare. He has sold over 160 million albums worldwide, became the fourth best-selling artist in the United States and has won 6 GRAMMY® Awards out of 23 nominations. Among dozens of honors, he was inducted into the 1992 Songwriters Hall of Fame®, the 1999 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®, and the 2006 Long Island Music Hall of Fame®. Additionally, he was named “Person of the Year ” by MusiCares in 2002 and received the Kennedy Center® Honors in 2013. Making history, his “Greatest Hits – Volume I & Volume II,” which earned double DIAMOND status, stood out as “the sixth album most certified of all time”. Hits like “Piano Man”, “Uptown Girl” and “We Didn’t Start The Fire” have spanned the years and led him to be in the Top Artist on Spotify. On the occasion of his 100th performance at Madison Square Garden, New York State declared July 18th “Billy Joel Day”.




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