The Nylon Curtain

The Nylon Curtain

by Billy Joel (Columbia, 1982)

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No sooner had Joel embraced the 1980s than he abandoned them. Side A is a top-notch 70s-era EP. Side B reaches for the same (mostly failed) experimental indulgence as The Beatles’ White Album. The imbalance now serves as an elegy for vinyl.



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