1972 studio album by Carly Simon No Secrets Studio album by Carly Simon ReleasedNovember 28, 1972 RecordedSeptember–October 1972 StudioTrident Studios GenrePop rock Length35:58 LabelElektra ProducerRichard Perry Carly Simon chronology Anticipation No Secrets Hotcakes Singles from No Secrets "You're So Vain" Released: November 1972 "The Right Thing to … He concluded that "Perry paid particular attention to Simon's vocals and gave her music a new pop/rock 'buoyancy that previous albums lacked'."[1]. It is sampled by Janet Jackson with Carly Simon. [9] In a 1993 book, Angie Bowie claimed to be the "wife of a close friend" mentioned in "You're So Vain", and that Jagger, for a time, had been "obsessed" with her. In her 2008 book Girls Like Us, author Sheila Weller includes a detailed account of Simon's love affair with musician Dan Armstrong, and suggests that he was the inspiration for "You're So Vain". A friend told Simon the male guest entered as if he was "walking onto a yacht". It was also covered by Springbok, Trash Pour 4, Jean Le Fort, Dan Hill [ZA] and other artists. In 2010, she got more detailed in an interview with British music magazine Uncut: “I'm just going to tell you this — the answer is on the new version of ‘You're So Vain. Chocolate Starfish are an Australian rock music group formed in 1992, before separating in 1998. 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Heimall – art direction, design, This page was last edited on 26 January 2021, at 01:40. [17] Ebersol said Simon allowed him to divulge a clue about the person's name: "Carly told me that I could offer up to the entire world a clue as to what she'll tell me when we have this night in about two weeks. You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? It was covered by Ronnie Aldrich and His Two Pianos with The London Festival Orchestra & Chorus, Trash Pour 4, Jean Le Fort, Déjà vu [US] and other artists. It remains Simon's biggest hit and is considered her signature song. The song is ranked at No. Robert Christgau, writing in Creem, said, "if a horse could sing in a monotone, the horse would sound like Carly Simon, only a horse wouldn't rhyme 'yacht', 'apricot', and 'gavotte'. (Who Was ‘So Vain’? 1 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. [19], In a 2007 interview, Warren Beatty said, "Let's be honest. Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists. You're So Vain Lyrics: Son of a gun / You walked into the party / Like you were walking onto a yacht / Your hat strategically dipped below one eye / Your scarf it … I'm going to add an 'R' in honor of you. Before the song became a hit single in 1972, Simon told an interviewer that the song was about "men", not a specific "man". "You're So Vain" was Simon's breakthrough hit in the United Kingdom, reaching No. Listen online to Carly Simon - You're So Vain and see which albums it appears on. With the top bid of $50,000, Dick Ebersol, president of NBC Sports and a friend of Simon, won the right to know the name of the subject of "You're So Vain". The first words were: "Bless you, Ben. 92 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time. "[21] Simon confirmed that she has given the names to a few people, including Stern.[22]. But I'm going to add one to it. When asked how this collaboration occurred, Simon said: He happened to call at the studio. So many folks that read the former version of this blog commented on how much they could relate it to their own experiences. "You're So Vain" was voted No. The album was Simon's major commercial breakthrough; it spent five weeks at No. Is that some kind of joke? Simon recalls: "Elektra rejected [the tracks from that session] and...asked me to work with Richard Perry. It is one of the songs with which Simon is most identified, and upon its release, reached No. "You're So Vain" is ranked at No. [Elektra] didn't think Buckmaster would produce a hit record for me".[5]. ^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, Grammy Awards[56] Carly Simon originally released You're So Vain written by Carly Simon and Carly Simon released it on the album No Secrets in 1972. [29], After her live performance of the song with Simon in July 2013, Taylor Swift stated that Simon had revealed the identity of the song's subject to her in confidence. It was replaced by Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" and spent the next month in the runner-up spot. [7], In 1983, she said the song was not about Mick Jagger,[8] who contributed uncredited backing vocals to it. 4 in Ireland and South Africa. [30], In November 2015, Simon, promoting her about-to-be-published memoirs, said, "I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren (Beatty)" and added that while "Warren thinks the whole thing is about him", he is the subject of that verse only, with the remainder of the song referring to two other, still unnamed men. 72 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All-Time. [7] Simon said that when she wrote the song in 1971, she had not yet met Geffen. The album debuted at No. [4], "Angel from Montgomery" was recorded by Carly Simon in her first session for the No Secrets album which was produced by Paul Buckmaster and featured James Taylor's vocals and Danny Kortchmar on guitar. [5] The song originally had a fourth verse, possibly including another subject.[31]. He also stated that she had said it was a "composite of three people. 3 on the UK chart on its original release in 1973. Rare for a Marilyn Manson album inclusion, the instrumentation in "You're So Vain" was recorded largely by musicians outside the band. Long before Simon recorded what would be known as "You're So Vain", the song was entitled "Bless You, Ben". tono: F ( Carly Simon ) Dm7 Bb F Bb Dm7 You walked into a party Like you are walking on to a yacht Dm7 Bb F Bb Dm7 You hat strategically dipped below one eye Your scarf it was an a-pri-cot Dm7 Bbmaj7 C Am7 Dm7 Bb F You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte F C Bb And all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partner They'd be your partner and F Gm7 F You're so vain … [7] Vanity Fair noted that in addition to "David", "Warren" and an unintelligible name are whispered during the recording. Download the karaoke of You're So Vain as made famous by Smokie in the genre Rock, Pop on Karaoke Version. 1 on either chart. [Letra de "You Re So Vain"] / [Intro: Charly García] / Chicas, ah, ah, ah / Ah, ah, ah / [Verso 1: Brenda Asnicar, Brenda Asnicar & Charly García] / You walked into the party Simon plays piano on the track. The next day, the program's crew detected the name "David" concealed in a back-played whisper. [6] The strings were arranged by Simon and orchestrated by Paul Buckmaster. Simon said about the song, "The apricot scarf was worn by Nick [Delbanco]. "[11], Over the years Simon has divulged "letter clues" and has claimed that the subject's name contains the letters A, E, and R.[12], Shortly before the writing of the song, Simon was married to James Taylor; she has said that he was "definitely not" the subject of the song. It is sampled by Janet Jackson with Carly Simon. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three weeks, and the Adult Contemporary chart for two weeks. No Secrets is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released on November 28, 1972, by Elektra Records. 997 in All-Time Top 1000 Albums (3rd. Watch the video for You're So Vain from Carly Simon's Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Carly Simon originally released You're So Vain written by Carly Simon and Carly Simon released it on the album No Secrets in 1972. The title subject's identity has long been a matter of speculation, with Simon stating that the song refers to three men, only one of whom she has named publicly: actor Warren Beatty.[5]. The song was a No. 216 in RIAA's Songs of the Century. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Vinyl release of You're So Vain on Discogs. [citation needed], Howard Stern stated that Simon had privately revealed to him about whom the song was written after her interview on his popular radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio. … I said "We're doing some backup vocals on a song of mine, why don't you come down and sing with us?"[32]. edition, 2000). John Barrowman released it on the album Another Side in 2007. Eleonora Espago - You're So Vain (Extended Version) - YouTube [25] In February 2010, Simon reiterated that the name of the subject was whispered in a re-recording of "You're So Vain": "There's a little whisper—and it's the answer to the puzzle. [14][15][16], In August 2003 Simon agreed to reveal the name of the song's subject to the highest bidder of the Martha's Vineyard Possible Dreams charity auction. [3] "You're So Vain" was voted No. [28] Simon's publicist also confirmed the song was not about Geffen, but that there was indeed "a David who is connected to the song in some way, shape, or form". Label: Hut Recordings - HUT 58,Hut Recordings - HUT58,Hut Recordings - 7243 … But Some Secrets Remain Intact. Ruhlmann noted that "You're So Vain", "set the album's saucy tone, with its air of sexually frank autobiography and its reflections on the jet-set lifestyle." 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