Billy Joel, the legendary singer-songwriter, is making a much-anticipated return to the music scene after a 17-year hiatus. His new solo song, “Turn the Lights Back On,” is set to drop on February 1, marking his first solo release since 2007 and only his second since 1993. The track is already generating buzz thanks to its impressive team of co-writers and producers, including Freddy Wexler, known for his work with artists like Ariana Grande and Kanye West.
Joel had been hinting at this musical comeback for a while, with cryptic messages on social media and a curious change to the Spotify canvas art that featured the lyric, “Did I wait too long… to turn the lights back on?” This has left fans eagerly anticipating what this iconic musician has in store for us.
While Joel may not have released many albums in recent years, he’s remained a beloved figure in the music world, performing at Madison Square Garden regularly and announcing a grand finale for his residency in 2024, marking his 100th performance……..[read more]
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