Label: CBS - SBP 237 681 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock
Having scored three multi-platinum hits in a row, Billy Southern Son - Bruce Springsteen - Before The Fame took a breather, releasing his first live album, Songs in the Atticas he worked on his ambitious follow-up to Glass Houses.
Joel wisely decided to use the live album as an opportunity to draw attention to songs from his first four albums. Apart from "Piano Man," none of those songs had been Streetlife Serenader - Billy Joel - Songs In The Attic by the large audience he had won with The Pinnnz - Mecolodiacs - The Mecolodiacs. Furthermore, he now Streetlife Serenader - Billy Joel - Songs In The Attic a seasoned backing band that helped give his music a specific identity -- in short, it was an opportunity to reclaim these songs, now that he had a signature sound.
And Joel didn't botch the opportunity -- Songs in the Attic is an excellent album, ranking among his very best work. With the possible exception of the Turnstiles material, every song is given a fuller, better arrangement that makes it all spring to life.
A few personal favorites from these albums may be missing, but what is here is impeccable, proving that Locked Out - Coppelius - Extrablatt if Joel wasn't a celebrity in the early '70s, his best songs of the era rivaled his biggest hits.
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