Just the Way You Are" is a song by Billy Joel from his fifth studio album The Stranger (1977). It was released in September 1977 as the album's lead single. It became both Joel's first US Top 10 and UK Top 20 single (reaching and respectively), as well as Joel's first gold single in the US. The song also topped the Billboard Easy Listening Chart for the entire month of January 1978. Just the Way You Are" garnered two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year in 1979.
Billy Joel’s first US Top 10, Just the Way You Are comes off his brilliant album The Stranger. It was internationally successful, reaching the top 20 in six countries including a peak in the US. With most singles of the time, its running time was cut down by a minute to fit for radio. Billy Joel originally wrote the song for his first wife (and also his business manager at the time) Elizabeth Weber. After they had divorced in 1982 the song would not appear again in concert until the early 2000s. It’s also well known for its saxophone solo, played by Phil Woods who is a well-known jazz musician and Grammy award winner. What have the artists said about the song? Joel told the Today Show in 2005 that this is his cringe song because
Выберите имя/название: Billy Joel . I just want someone that I can talk to, Мне просто нужен кто-то, с кем можно поговорить, I want you just the way you are. Ты мне нужна такой, какая ты есть. I need to know that you will always be.
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Just the Way You Are" là ca khúc của ca sĩ - nhạc sĩ người Mỹ Billy Joel, nằm trong album thứ ba của anh The Stranger (1977). ây là đĩa đơn top 10 đầu tiên của Joel tại Anh (3) và top 20 tại Mỹ (19) và cũng là đĩa đơn đầu tiên của anh đạt chứng chỉ Vàng. Ngoài ra, ca khúc còn đạt vị trí quán quân bảng xếp hạng Easy Listening Chart của Billboard trong toàn bộ tháng 1 năm 1978.
Release Date: July 8, 2008. Don't go changing, to try and please me You never let me down before Don't imagine you're too familiar And I don't see you anymore. I wouldn't leave you in times of trouble We never could have come this far I took the good times, I'll take the bad times I'll take you just the way you are. Don't go trying some new fashion Don't change the color of your hair You always have my unspoken passion Although I might not seem to care.
Along the way, they’ve written and performed music for HBO (including music for Sex and the City ), NBC, PBS, ESPN, ShopNBC and CBS (including a recent episode of Cold Case ).
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- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
- Published By – Joelsongs
- Producer – Phil Ramone
- Written-By – B. Joel*
Taken from the album: 'The Strangers' - CBS 82311
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