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Billy Joel - "Laura"


Billy Joel Laura

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Auto/CAT)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Male (3)

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GUITAR: nsw1-6
VOCALS: Atruejedi
STANDARD KEYS: EmotionalFlight
 
The first side of 1982's The Nylon Curtain is so packed with hits ("Allentown," "Pressure" and "Goodnight Saigon") that "Laura" is often overlooked. Joel says the extremely bitter tune wasn't inspired be a single person. "Let's put it this way," he said in 1996. "It's not about anybody in particular like a lover. It's whoever the one person is that knows how to push your buttons. It can be someone in your family. It can be a lover, a wife, a husband, a child. I'm sure everyone knows what I'm talking about. It was that one person in my life who knew how to push my buttons."



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Atruejedi
February 17, 2018

My favorite, favorite, favorite Billy Joel song. This was a real joy to bring to life. Plus, I don't know of another B.J. song where he drops an F-bomb. So enjoy!

My favorite, favorite, favorite Billy Joel song. This was a real joy to bring to life. Plus, I don't know of another B.J. song where he drops an F-bomb. So enjoy!

 

NaginalJJ was surprised himself during the play test. It's a nice little profanity easter egg :)

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GreenYamo
February 26, 2018

Oh my God. You are my hero! This is my absolute favorite Joel song.

 

Thank you SO SO much!