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LOS ANGELES: ‘Piano Guy’ legend Billy Joel has when put next Taylor Swift to The Beatles, and insisted the ‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker is that this technology’s model of the Fab 4.
Requested for his opinion on present artists, he informed USA Nowadays: “Adele is an exceptional singer, more or less a (Barbara) Streisand throwback. Taylor (Swift) could also be an excessively proficient woman and she or he’s productive and helps to keep arising with nice ideas and songs and she or he’s large.”
He added: “It’s important to give her prime marks. She is aware of tune and she or he is aware of the right way to write. She’s like that technology’s Beatles.”
In the meantime, the 73-year-old musician stated whilst he does not pay attention to a lot pop tune at the present time, his children stay him up-to-the-minute and so they love listening to fresh stars referencing the ‘Piano Guy’ legend.
He added: “My children pay attention to pop tune, I actually do not an excessive amount of and I will be within the automobile with them once they make me flip (the radio) on and I would possibly pay attention a connection with me. Della got here house from college sooner or later and stated, ‘Daddy, everyone is aware of who you might be!’.”
Joel shared that in spite of the more youthful technology understanding who he’s, as a kid he by no means listened to “his folks’ tune”.
He stated: “When I used to be a child, my technology did not take to my folks’ tune. They favored classical but additionally Sinatra and almost definitely Perry Como and the ones varieties of singers. We more or less left them prior to now and moved directly to the brand new stuff, the Elvis technology and the Beatles technology and disco and the ’80s.”
“We were not a back-looking technology and there are a large number of more youthful folks now searching backward and so they like their folks’ tune, which is a bizarre phenomenon.”
“I glance out (within the crowd) and notice such a lot of younger folks. I am thankful for it, particularly as a result of they make extra noise. It is a nice combine.”