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The Stranger

The Stranger
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3 years, 8 months ago at Nov 5 1:45
都会の寂しさを歌ったタイトル曲"The Stranger"が大ヒット。ピアノを主体としたリズミカルなサウンドが特徴。プロデュースは、フィル・ラモーン。
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Description: This, pop superstar Joel's breakout LP, came years after he first hit the charts with the novelty-ish "Piano Man." In the meantime, the New York-based songwriter released two lackluster and stylistically confused platters that blunted interesting songs with a sound that was neither Elton mellow nor Elton attitude. Produced ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sony
Release date: 20 October 1998
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0074646938423 UPC: 074646938423
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“都会の寂しさを歌ったタイトル曲"The Stranger"が大ヒット。ピアノを主体としたリズミカルなサウンドが特徴。プロデュースは、フィル・ラモーン。” read more

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""Before The Stranger, Joel's albums had always sounded a bit thin sonically — which was part of the reason he had trouble establishing a reputation as a rocker. But this record marked the beginning of a fruitful decade-long collaboration with producer Phil Ramone, who put some much-needed muscle behind Joel's carefully crafted songs. "Just the Way You Are" became the wedding-band standard, but the real pleasure here is the specificity of the lyrics in the rock songs located in New York, such a"


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