The Best of Carly Simon [Bonus Track]

The Best of Carly Simon [Bonus Track]

by Carly SimonCarly Simon

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Overview

Carly Simon was among the pop royalty of the singer/songwriter era of the early '70s. This album collects her most popular songs of the first five years of her solo career. Opening with the powerful "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be," for which Simon received the 1971 Best New Artist Grammy Award, it includes three tunes from the classic No Secrets album, including the number one hit "You're So Vain." Simon's duet with then-husband James Taylor on "Mockingbird" was also a Top Ten hit. "Anticipation," with its classic "I rehearsed those words just late last night," and the repetitive coda "these are the good old days," though merely a ketchup commercial to a later generation, still retains its power here in the original version. Simon's insightful lyrics and evocative voice remain fresh years later. This album is a good starting point for those interested in discovering why. [Elektra's 1991 edition included one bonus track.]

Product Details

Release Date: 01/13/2008
Label: Warner Bros Uk
UPC: 0095483046027
catalogNumber: 830460
Rank: 25132

Tracks

  1. Why
  2. That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be
  3. The Right Thing to Do
  4. Mockingbird
  5. Legend in Your Own Time
  6. Haven't Got Time for the Pain
  7. You're So Vain
  8. (We Have) No Secrets
  9. Night Owel
  10. Anticipation
  11. Attitude Dancing

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