The Stranger Lyrics

Billy Joel


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Joel
album: Track 2 in album The Stranger
release date: 1977-9
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length: 5:13
lyricist: Billy Joel
composer: Billy Joel

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Joel The Stranger cover art


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Well, we all have a face
That we hide away forever
And we take them out
And show ourselves when everyone has gone
Some are satin, some are steel
Some are silk and some are leather
They're the faces of a stranger
But we'd love to try them on

Well, we all fall in love
But we disregard the danger
Though we share so many secrets
There are some we never tell
Why were you so surprised
That you never saw the stranger


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)
  • 2 The Stranger
  • 3 Just the Way You Are
  • 4 Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
  • 5 Vienna
  • 6 Only the Good Die Young
  • 7 She’s Always a Woman
  • 8 Get It Right the First Time
  • 9 Everybody Has a Dream
  • 10 The Stranger (reprise)