album: "No Secrets" (1972) The Right Thing To Do. Simon most likely enjoyed the way people invested and got attached to the song a lot. An odd recipient of such coveted information, the television executive had good reason to be the co-secret keeper. “We never talked about it,” her manager during the 70s, Arlyne Rothberg told the BBC. But in 2015, when she was promoting her memoir, Boys in the Trees, she used her secret as ammunition for publicity. It is one of the songs that Simon is most identified with, and upon its release, reached number 1 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Free shipping. When the 70s rockstar ran into the former first lady at a restaurant, they struck up a decade-long bond that mixed business with pleasure. You came in when nobody else left off.” The half-written song was shelved due to a lack of ideas until Simon heard a friend talking about a male guest at a party who walked in as if he was “walking onto a yacht.” This changed the dynamic of ‘Bless You, Ben’ encouraging Simon to complete the composition and change its name. "You're So Vain" is a song written and performed by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. You're So Vain was the #12 song in 1972 in the Rock & Roll charts. The lyrics of the meta song pointedly accused someone — likely a lover — of being way too into himself. Her perfect curls and cutesy ways turned her into the biggest child star in Hollywood history, but she made her greatest impact during her two decades as a politician. 1972. Genres: Singer/Songwriter, Pop, Soft Rock. He donated $50,000 in an auction for Martha’s Vineyard Community Services to earn the rights to the name (which he couldn’t reveal) as well as a private performance over a lunch of peanut-butter-and-jelly-sandwiches and vodka on the rocks, according to the Los Angeles Times. She pulled the same mischievous stunt in again in 2010, leaving the people fanatical. What’s commonly known as one of the greatest music videos in history almost didn’t come to fruition because of money, casting and religious beliefs. Carly Simon~12”Vinyl Single~You're So Vain~G/VG~1972~Elektra~EKR 123 T. $2.73 + shipping. Your hat strategically dipped below one eye. “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". So the way that Carly is bringing it frankly to her ex and other men has made “You’re So Vain” into what some would dub as a feminist anthem. Embrace Me, You Child. As much as Simon has dropped hints, she’s also eliminated some people, sparing them of the reputation of potentially being vain. You're So Vain is a song written in 1971 by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. It Was So Easy. By that time, she had already eliminated famous Davids like David Bowie and David Cassidy. Nothing in the words referred to Mick [Jagger].” With one robust competitor’s name being struck off the list, it left the public and media all the more restless. You're So Vain. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. For decades, Simon remained mum on the subject. In a 1983 Washington Post story, Simon simply said, “No.” And she reconfirmed that it wasn’t the “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction” singer in her book as well. That said, one person who literally believed that the song was about him was Warren Beatty. Mick Jagger) Son of a gun. You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte. You're So Vain. All the while, Simon stood at the centre stage like a magician, with the spotlight on her, ready to reveal the cloaked mystery, bringing the audience to the edge of their seats. Story Behind The Song: Who was Carly Simon’s hit ‘You’re So Vain’ actually about? Another musician who was spared scrutiny in the early years was Jagger. Despite a United Nations boycott, the musician went to Johannesburg and recorded with local musicians, laying the foundation for one of his greatest albums. Description. "You're So Vain" was the breakout hit for singer/songwriter Carly Simon. Bài hát này có một cái nhìn phê phán về một người tình mà chỉ quan tâm đến mình; Simon nhận định là "Anh quá tự đắc, chắc nghĩ bài hát này viết về mình." The song, whose catchphrase was “you’re so vain/ You probably think this song is about you,” was deduced and analysed to a great extent in order to find out which of Simon’s ex-lover was it referring to. "You're So Vain" was voted No. I think it’s really relatable and honest.” The teen pop sensation Taylor Swift also expressed similar awe when she said, “She has always been known for her songwriting and her honesty. During a 2007 interview, he said, “Let’s be honest. It is one of the songs with which Simon is most identified, and upon its release, reached No. She leaned over and whispered to me who the song was written about — me, the one person who hadn’t asked her. READ MORE: Carly Simon Was by Jackie Kennedy's Side When She Died. 92 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time. Ever since her smash hit album "No Secrets" came out in 1972, including the song "You're So Vain," Carly Simon has in fact had a secret. It was one of the decade's biggest hits and propelled Simon's breakthrough album No Secrets to No. Carly Simon’s 1972 hit “You’re So Vain” remains a classic, and the singer-songwriter recently revealed that the track has an extra verse that was never released. Simon scored the biggest success of her career in 1972–73, with "You're So Vain".It hit No. But this vague answer didn’t satisfy the inquisitive souls who had already made a list containing the names of Mick Jagger, David Bowie, David Cassidy, Cat Stevens and so on. Pop and Adult Contemporary charts, and sold over a million copies in the United States alone. While she didn’t disclose the whole story in her 2015 memoir, she did unveil a secret fourth verse. People orbited around the song as tirelessly as planets go around the sun. 1 on the U.S. E-45824. However, the knowledge came with a condition; He could not reveal the name. And again, nowadays dropping a song like this, a… King named his guitar ‘Lucille’, Short of the Week: Anna Budanova’s allegorical ‘Among the Black Waves’. So, when Simon’s career-defining song ‘You’re So Vain’ came out in 1972, it triggered a suppressed excitement among her listeners, all of whom instantly occupied themselves in a guessing game. $33.90. Readers should also note that this song came out back in 1972. Here's a look back at some of the famous names who died this year. He certainly thought it was about him — he called me and said thanks for the song.”. ", While that sure does seem like there are at least two other vain stars, even those in her closest circle don’t know the answer. Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, PRC Pressing. His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin. Rachel Chang is a journalist and editor specializing in pop culture and travel. And of course, there was the possibility of Mick Jagger, with whom she shared “raw electricity” while singing together. The song is ranked at #82 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of all-time. Her 1971 debut album brought her a Grammy for Best New Artist, says Biography, and the following year she had a bona-fide smash single with "You're So Vain. These notable figures passed away on the spookiest day of the year, October 31. This showed us that there are very similarites between them and that makes me think that Carly wrote 'You're So Vain' by influenced 'Close To You'. Shipping and payments. A popular target was Taylor, who she was married to from 1972 to 1983 — including during the release and popularity of the song. PS, The music of 'You're So Vain' came from the song called 'Honky Tonk Women' written and played by The Rolling Stones in 1969. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Solid Centre Vinyl release of You're So Vain on Discogs. 92 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time. The irreverent and outrageous 'Dolemite' performer left a lasting legacy on the worlds of music, comedy and film. Comment below with facts and trivia about the song and we may include it in our song facts! (Taken from the album "No Secrets" K 42127)Solid centre version is here, Carly Simon - You're So Vain Label: Elektra - K 12077,Elektra - EK 45824 • Format: Vinyl 7 Carly Simon - You're So Vain (1972, Solid Centre, Vinyl) | Discogs Lot of 2 Liza Minnelli Vinyl Record LP Album The Singer You're So Vain … When the program crew came up with the answer ‘David’ the very next day, which they heard being whispered in the song, Simon contradicted it. Simon said in a 1972 interview after the song became a hit single peaking at number one position in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, that it wasn’t about a specific “man” but “men” in general. Albums include All for You, No Secrets, and You're So Vain / His Friends Are More Than Fond of Robin. Label: Elektra - K 12077 • Format: Vinyl 7 Carly Simon - You're So Vain (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs "You're So Vain" is a song written in 1971 by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. The song is ranked at No. After receiving the Best New Artist of the Year Grammy in 1971, Simon released “You’re So Vain” in November 1972 — the track quickly skyrocketed up the Billboard chart, where it stayed for 17 weeks, peaking at No. You're So Vain ‎ (7", Single, Sol) Elektra, Elektra. "An Elektra USA recording" "Made in UK" Ⓟ 1972 Publisher credit appears as Essex Music Int. Carly Simon You’re So Vain / His Friends Are More Than Fond 45 1972 Vinyl Record. $9.42. That turned to rumours that the song was about him, but few years ago its revealed that it was about David Geffen 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. Beatty rose to the top of the list after a 1983 interview with the Washington Post when Simon said, “It certainly sounds like it was about Warren Beatty. 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