All for Leyna

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"All for Leyna"
Japanese "All for Leyna" / "Sometimes a Fantasy" single
Single by Billy Joel
from the album Glass Houses
B-side "Sometimes a Fantasy"
Released January 23, 1980
Format 7"
Recorded 1979
Genre Rock
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Billy Joel
Producer(s) Phil Ramone
Billy Joel singles chronology
"Until the Night"
"All for Leyna"
"You May Be Right"

"All for Leyna" is a song by Billy Joel from the 1980 album Glass Houses. "All for Leyna" was released as a single in the United Kingdom, where it reached #40 on the charts.[1]

The lyrics tell the story of the protagonist who meets a girl named Leyna, and, after a one-night stand, becomes obsessed with her. A performance music video was made featuring Joel and his band in the studio. The video prominently features Joel playing a Yamaha CP-80 electric grand piano and an Oberheim OB-X synthesizer.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
Spanish Singles Chart 16
UK Singles Chart 40


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