The Night Is Still Young (Billy Joel song)
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|"The Night Is Still Young"|
|Single by Billy Joel|
|from the album Greatest Hits - Volume I and II|
|Length||5:27 (album version)
4:08 (single version)
|Billy Joel singles chronology|
"The Night Is Still Young" is a single by rock singer Billy Joel released as a new song from his greatest hits album Greatest Hits - Volume I and II. It is the second new song from the album, the first one being "You're Only Human (Second Wind)", which peaked at #9 on the US charts. "The Night Is Still Young" single peaked lower at #34. This song is featured on Disc 2 (1978–1985) of the album.
The video for the song features mainly the story of a man who has gone on a business trip leaving his wife behind. This correlates with the song's lyrics, which speak of a man whose priorities are shifting away from his musical career and towards marriage and family.
The music video was directed by Neil Tardio (https://www.dga.org/Craft/VisualHistory/Interviews/Neil-Tardio.aspx)
|Australian Singles Chart||82|
|Canadian Singles Chart||48|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||34|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||13|
A live version of the song appears on Billy's 12 Gardens CD set.