Hear Billy Joel’s ‘Turn the Lights Back On,’ His First Song in 17 Years

February 01, 2024

Billy Joel‘s new single “Turn the Lights Back On,” his first original song in 17 years, has been released. It was written by Joel, Wexler, British songwriter Wayne Hector, and Arthur Bacon. “I’m late,” Joel sings. “It’s really about the creative process that’s important to me, not about having records on the charts or selling a lot of recordings. Anything’s possible.”Joel will debut the song live at the Grammys on Sunday night.