Having sold more than 150 million records, Billy Joel ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. Throughout the years, Joel's songs have acted as personal and cultural touchstones for millions of people mirroring his own goal of writing songs that "meant something during the time in which I lived...and transcended that time.”
River of Dreams, Joel’s last studio album to date as a performer, also stands as one of his most successful. Released in 1993, the doo-wop influenced pop offering rose to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was showered with multiple Grammy nominations in 1994. From album opener "No Man’s Land," through to "The Great Wall of China," "Shades of Grey," "All About Soul," "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)," the title track and closer "Famous Last Words," River of Dreams is first rate Billy Joel all the way.
Friday Music is pleased to offer up a 180 gram pressing of Billy Joel's 1993 swan song River Of Dreams with mastering courtesy of Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood.