All About Soul

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"All About Soul"
All About Soul.jpg
Single by Billy Joel
from the album River of Dreams
B-side "You Picked a Real Bad Time"
Released 1993
Format 7-inch, CD
Recorded 1992, in New York City
Genre Pop rock
Length 5:59
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Billy Joel
Producer(s) Danny Kortchmar, Joe Nicolo
Billy Joel singles chronology
"The River of Dreams"
(1993)
"All About Soul"
(1993)
"No Man's Land"
(1993)
"The River of Dreams"
(1993)
"All About Soul"
(1993)
"No Man's Land"
(1993)

"All About Soul" is a single by singer/songwriter Billy Joel. It was the second single from his 1993 album River of Dreams. The single was produced by Danny Kortchmar and Joe Nicolo. The song peaked at #29 in the US and #32 on the UK charts. The B-side was "You Picked a Real Bad Time", which did not appear on an album until the compilation box set My Lives was released in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD single[edit]

  1. "All About Soul" (Radio edit) - 4:15
  2. "All About Soul" (Remix) - 6:05
  3. "All About Soul" (LP version) - 6:08
  4. "You Picked a Real Bad Time" - 4:54 (Produced by Billy Joel)

Cover versions[edit]

Anders Holst covered this song in 2009 with a jazz version on his album Romantika.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 34
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 9
Dutch Singles Chart 42
French Singles Chart[3] 45
German Media Control Charts 51
Iceland Singles Chart[4] 30
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[5] 22
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 32
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 29
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[8] 6
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[9] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Billy Joel – All About Soul". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 2354." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/Artistes.php
  4. ^ "Tonlist Top 40". DV. Retrieved 2017-02-09. 
  5. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Billy Joel – All About Soul". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "Billy Joel: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  7. ^ "Billy Joel – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Billy Joel. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  8. ^ "Billy Joel – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Billy Joel. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  9. ^ "Billy Joel – Chart history" Billboard Pop Songs for Billy Joel. Retrieved June 15, 2017.

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