Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection

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Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection
Billy Joel - Souvenir.jpg
Compilation album by Billy Joel
Released January 1990
Recorded 1973–1989
Genre Rock
Length 3:50:42
Label Columbia
Producer Michael Stewart, Billy Joel, Mick Jones, Phil Ramone

Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection is a Billy Joel album box-set, released in January 1990 in Australia only. The five-album set spans most of Joel's recording career, containing Live at Yankee Stadium Highlights (five songs only), his 1985 double-album Greatest Hits, Volume I and II, his 1989 album Storm Front and a collection of interviews alongside the title track "Souvenir" (from his 1974 album Streetlife Serenade).

The album box-set entered the ARIA Australian Top 50 Album Charts on 13 January 1990 and peaked at number one in its third week on the chart, spending a total of 18 weeks on the chart and earning platinum accreditation.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one: Live at Yankee Stadium[edit]

  1. "Shout" (live) - 2:59
  2. "Storm Front" (live) - 5:28
  3. "New York State of Mind" (live) - 6:16
  4. "I Go to Extremes" (live) - 4:46
  5. "Piano Man" (live) - 6:14

Disc two: Greatest Hits, Volume I[edit]

  1. "Piano Man" - 5:36
  2. "Captain Jack" - 7:15
  3. "The Entertainer" - 3:38
  4. "Say Goodbye to Hollywood (Live) - 3:54
  5. "New York State of Mind" - 6:02
  6. "The Stranger" - 5:07
  7. "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" - 7:33
  8. "Just the Way You Are" - 3:36
  9. "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)" - 3:28
  10. "Only the Good Die Young" - 3:53
  11. "She's Always a Woman" - 3:17

Disc three: Greatest Hits, Volume II[edit]

  1. "My Life" - 3:51
  2. "Big Shot" - 3:45
  3. "Honesty" - 3:51
  4. "You May Be Right" - 4:13
  5. "It's Still Rock & Roll to Me" - 2:55
  6. "She's Got a Way" (Live) - 3:00
  7. "Pressure" - 3:15
  8. "Allentown" - 3:48
  9. "Goodnight Saigon" - 7:00
  10. "Tell Her About It" - 3:35
  11. "Uptown Girl" - 3:15
  12. "The Longest Time" - 3:36
  13. "You're Only Human (Second Wind)" - 4:48
  14. "The Night Is Still Young" - 5:29

Disc four: Storm Front[edit]

  1. "That's Not Her Style" - 5:10
  2. "We Didn't Start the Fire" - 4:50
  3. "The Downeaster 'Alexa'" - 3:44
  4. "I Go to Extremes" - 4:23
  5. "Shameless" - 4:26
  6. "Storm Front" - 5:17
  7. "Leningrad" - 4:06
  8. "State of Grace" - 4:30
  9. "When in Rome" - 4:50
  10. "And So It Goes" - 3:38

Disc five: Interview with Billy Joel[edit]

  1. "Introduction" - 1:15
  2. "Billy Joel Interview 1" - 19:23
  3. "Billy Joel Interview 2" - 18:40
  4. "Billy Joel Interview 3" - 9:07
  5. "Souvenir" - 2:00

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[2] Platinum 70,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com - Billy Joel - Souvenir The Ultimate Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Australian Top 50 Albums Chart (weekly chart)". ARIA Chart. 12 May 1991.