Billy Joel announces new single Turn The Lights Back On
By Dan Biggane | January 23, 2024
Billy Joel set to return with first new single in decades
Columbia Records has announced that Billy Joel will release his first new single in decades, Turn The Lights Back On, on Thursday 1 February.
The Grammy-winning musician, 74, will put out the song on all major streaming platforms and limited edition 7″ vinyl.
Produced by Freddy Wexler (Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Pink, Kanye West and Blackpink), Turn The Lights Back On was written by Arthur Bacon and Wayne Hector with Wexler and Joel.
Embodying the hallmarks of his signature sound and ushering in the next chapter of his story, the track asks, “Did I wait too long… to turn the lights back on?”
Famed for tracks such as Piano Man, My Life, It’s Still Rock & Roll To Me, Tell Her About It, An Innocent Man, We Didn’t Start The Fire and The River Of Dreams, Joel topped the UK Singles Chart for five weeks with Uptown Girl in 1983 – watch below:
Joel has not released any new music since the non-album single All My Life and his Cass Dillon collaboration, Christmas In Fallujah, in 2007.
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee will play the Cardiff Principality Stadium with special guest Chris Isaak on 9 August. To book tickets click here.
Pre-order/Pre-save Turn The Lights Back On here
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