album: "No Secrets" (1972) The Right Thing To Do. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. Ever since the singer released her accusatory track in 1972, the identity of the “you” has remained one of the greatest mysteries in music history. 1 on the U.S. album charts, where it stayed for five consecutive weeks. Released: 1972. It is one of the songs with which Simon is most identified, and upon its release, reached No. It Was So Easy. $9.42. After all, there was a very direct clue in the line, “Then you flew your Learjet up to Nova Scotia.”, Simon explained, “He had the unfortunate experience of taking a jet up to Nova Scotia, after I’d written the song. One thing is for sure; Simon’s PR skills are unparalleled. After receiving the Best New Artist of the Year Grammy in 1971, Simon released “You’re So Vain” in November 1972 … Pop and Adult Contemporary charts, and sold over a million copies in the United States alone. 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. Comment below with facts and trivia about the song and we may include it in our song facts! She initially claimed the song to be an improvisation of ‘Bless You, Ben’ which started off with the lines: “Bless you, Ben. However, the knowledge came with a condition; He could not reveal the name. 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. 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. 92 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time. The song is currently ranked at No. 92 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time. Label: Elektra ‎– EK-45824. Carly Simon : You're So Vain : Vintage 7" Single from 1972. Sell This Version. You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht. We Have No Secrets. The staggering success of the song has deepened the guessing game. "You're So Vain" The eclipse is referenced in the lyrics of Carly Simon 's 1972 hit song " You're So Vain ." 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. 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. Start typing to see results or hit ESC to close, Black Country, New Road deliver the eclectic ‘For The First Time’, Christopher Plummer, the Oscar-winning actor, has died aged 91, The reason why B.B. 1 on the U.S. I like the tune. It is one of the songs with which Simon is most identified, and upon its release, reached No. $3.00 + $3.50 shipping. - opens in a new window or tab. Landing a spot on the late-night sketch show is one of the toughest gigs in show business, and even some of Hollywood's greatest comedy legends didn't make the cut. King named his guitar ‘Lucille’, Short of the Week: Anna Budanova’s allegorical ‘Among the Black Waves’. Story Behind The Song: Who was Carly Simon’s hit ‘You’re So Vain’ actually about? Despite a United Nations boycott, the musician went to Johannesburg and recorded with local musicians, laying the foundation for one of his greatest albums. This game went on for a longer time than anyone could have imagined. “It’s definitely not about James although James suspected that it might be about him because he’s very vain,” Simon told the music magazine. + shipping. Something to think about... Nunzio from Darwin, Australia Chocolate Starfish's version only got to No.17 in Oz ; Dylan Kimberlin from Melbourne,australia, Australia Australian band, Chocolate Starfish did a cover version which made it to NUmber 1 An odd recipient of such coveted information, the television executive had good reason to be the co-secret keeper. That song was about me.” Though Simon dodged the question earlier in 1983 saying “certainly thought it was about him—he called me and said thanks for the song,” she confirmed in 2015 during the promotion of her soon-to-be-published memoirs saying “I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren (Beatty)…Warren thinks the whole thing is about him.”. 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'. "You're So Vain" - 1972 Carly Simon “You’re So Vain,” released in 1972, is a song about an egotistical lady-killer whose identity Carly Simon has coyly refused to reveal. Simon wrote the track, with Richard Perry behind production, and it is a sot-rock ballad cursing an egotistical man. Your hat strategically dipped below one eye. "You're So Vain" là một bài hát được viết và trình diễn bởi Carly Simon và được phát hành vào năm 1972. 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. For decades, Simon remained mum on the subject. Only Simon knows the truth. Explore These notable figures passed away on the spookiest day of the year, October 31. READ MORE: Carly Simon Was by Jackie Kennedy's Side When She Died. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of You're So Vain on Discogs. Carly Simon Lyrics. In a moment when the world should have rejoiced for finally getting the answer, Simon cleverly tucked in there that perhaps it was actually the plural form of “you” and that the first and third verses were about other people. It was covered by Springbok, Trash Pour 4, Jean Le Fort, Dan Hill [ZA] and other artists. The song was performed by Carly Simon . The song is ranked at No. That turned to rumours that the song was about him, but few years ago its revealed that it was about David Geffen Ebersol was given one clue in advance: The letter "E" was in the person’s name. "You're So Vain" was voted No. Inside Their Surprising Friendship. "You're So Vain" was the breakout hit for singer/songwriter Carly Simon. 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. But in 2015, when she was promoting her memoir, Boys in the Trees, she used her secret as ammunition for publicity. 1 on January 6, 1973. 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. Warren Beatty is the man Carly Simon is alluding to in the second verse of her 1972 hit “You’re So Vain,” the singer told People Magazine. Carly Simon had just performed ‘You’re So Vain’ with me in front of 65,000 fans. And of course, there was the possibility of Mick Jagger, with whom she shared “raw electricity” while singing together. Simon enjoyed the buzz that the song created and dropped a few clues like a quiz master time and again. You're So Vain is a song written in 1971 by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. It has an interesting turn.”. "You're So Vain" was the breakout hit for singer/songwriter Carly Simon. Carly Simon You’re So Vain / His Friends Are More Than Fond 45 1972 Vinyl Record. “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. And with Simon’s famous lineup of romantic partners, the cocky individual could have pointed to Warren Beatty, Michael Crichton, David Geffen, Kris Kristofferson, Terrence Malick, Jack Nicholson, Cat Stevens, James Taylor or John Travolta — or even rumored flings with Sean Connery (she later denied any romantic interactions), Marvin Gaye and Jeremy Irons. "You're So Vain". Opens image gallery. Genres: Singer/Songwriter, Pop, Soft Rock. Image not available. But 31 years after the song came out, she finally gave up her secret in 2003 — but only to one person, then-NBC Sports Chairman Dick Ebersol. I heard it played on the piano and sung. "Not just a great voice, but also the power behind the song — … Free shipping. She leaned over and whispered to me who the song was written about — me, the one person who hadn’t asked her. referencing You're So Vain, 7", Single, Sol, K 12077, EK 45824 Mick Jagger did perform backing vocals on this song, uncredited. Carly Simon~12”Vinyl Single~You're So Vain~G/VG~1972~Elektra~EKR 123 T. $2.73 + shipping. You're So Vain ‎ (7", Single, Sol) Elektra, Elektra. Carly Simon’s popularity owes much to her simple, relatable and candid lyrics. The song You're So Vain was written by Carly Simon and was first released by Carly Simon in 1972. 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." Or are there three more famous names out there for each of the other verses? LP-ANTROPOMORPHIA-SERMON OF WRATH -LP- NEW VINYL. She pulled the same mischievous stunt in again in 2010, leaving the people fanatical. 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. The Carter Family. The song is ranked at number 92 on Billboard's Greatest S Simon scored the biggest success of her career in 1972–73, with "You're So Vain".It hit No. Popular. As the first Black woman to headline the 2018 music festival, the Grammy winner combined African American history and her iconic music catalog for a two-hour show that changed pop culture. Derek Ebersol, the then president of NCB Sports, turned out to be that lucky person. And the clue is: The letter ‘E’ is in the person’s name,” said Ebersol. “It was my [book] publisher who called up and said, ‘People Magazine will put you on the cover if you tell who ‘You're So Vain’ is about, or just give one verse up.’” she told the BBC. That said, one person who literally believed that the song was about him was Warren Beatty. It was released as the second single to the album, following "You're So Vain" and reached 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. You're So Vain. No Secrets is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released on November 28, 1972, by Elektra Records. There’s not a lot of – I want to say there’s not a lot of metaphor to it. The argument on Mick Jagger’s favour had some ground as he contributed to the uncredited backing vocals in the song. “It just means that the second one is.”, Photo: Jack Robinson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images. The new lyrics were: “A friend of yours revealed to me / That you'd loved me all the time, [You] kept it secret from your wives / You believed it was no crime.”. So is the song all about Beatty? 1972. Albums include All for You, No Secrets, and You're So Vain / His Friends Are More Than Fond of Robin. 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. 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. 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. But Simon quickly denied it was about him during an interview the couple did together for Rolling Stone in 1973. Label: Elektra - K 12077 • Format: Vinyl 7 Carly Simon - You're So Vain (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs Another musician who was spared scrutiny in the early years was Jagger. When asked if Beatty knew it was about him, she added, “Warren thinks the whole thing is about him!”, And she added more mystery to her loophole. You're So Vain was the #12 song in 1972 in the Rock & Roll charts. He was saved by the fact that it wasn’t a Lear.”, Taylor jumped in clarifying, “A small twin-prop.” As for his opinion on the song? 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. The following year, Simon gave up a few more letters, telling Regis Philbin in 2004 that the letters “A” and “R” were also in the name. "Not just a great … And revealing the truth isn’t exactly on her to-do list. 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. (Taken from the album "No Secrets" K 42127)Solid centre version is here, Carly Simon - You're So Vain “I would just have to say, ‘Okay, I’m gonna have to dunk you both into this fever that is people still wanting to know.’ I still can’t understand that! It’s ironic that Carly Simon’s biggest hit “You’re So Vain” was on an album titled No Secrets. It was one of the decade's biggest hits and propelled Simon's breakthrough album No Secrets to No. “Well, I thought it was a nice song. The song is ranked at No. You're So Vain. In 2017, she performed the new verse from home while playing the piano for the BBC Four’s Classic Albums. He certainly thought it was about him — he called me and said thanks for the song.”. 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. ", 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. eBay item number: 383891272418. Very similar,huh ! The lyrics of the meta song pointedly accused someone — likely a lover — of being way too into himself. 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. But Simon dismissed it by saying “The apricot scarf was worn by Nick [Delbanco]. 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. “I wrote it a while ago on a pad, but it never made it into the song.”. 216 in RIAA's Songs of the Century, and in August 2014, the UK's Official Charts Company crowned it the ultimate song of the 1970s. $19.00. Shipping and payments. The title subject's identity has long been a matter of speculation. During a 2007 interview, he said, “Let’s be honest. Sweden. Carly Simon discography and songs: Music profile for Carly Simon, born 25 June 1945. "You're So Vain" is a song written in 1971 by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. Warren Beatty is the man Carly Simon is alluding to in the second verse of her 1972 hit “You’re So Vain,” the singer told People Magazine. While she didn’t disclose the whole story in her 2015 memoir, she did unveil a secret fourth verse. Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, PRC Pressing. © 2021 Biography and the Biography logo are registered trademarks of A&E Television Networks, LLC. "An Elektra USA recording" "Made in UK" Ⓟ 1972 Publisher credit appears as Essex Music Int. Soon she teased their imagination by dropping clues like letters of the subject’s name. The irreverent and outrageous 'Dolemite' performer left a lasting legacy on the worlds of music, comedy and film. I love the way she writes, which is very – almost to the point. In fact you can say that the height of the feminist movement of the latter half of 20th century American history was actually during the early 1970s. I didn’t hear the production of it that’s out now. "You're So Vain" is a song written and performed by Carly Simon and released in November 1972. On November 4th, 2009, during her WNYC interview, she claimed that the name was hidden in the new recording of the song. You’re So Vain “You’re So Vain” is the third track from American singer-songwriter Carly Simon and her third studio album “No Secrets”, which was released in 1972. But the sneaky singer didn’t confirm at the time if his appreciation was warranted. You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you You're so vain, bet you think this song is about you ... Carly Simon Lyrics. Waited So Long. You're So Vain was written in 1971 by Carly Simon and released in November 1972 on the album No Secrets. His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin. Simon proceeded through life, teasing and dropping hints, but keeping the identity of the arrogant subject to herself. Simon most likely enjoyed the way people invested and got attached to the song a lot. “Now, that doesn't mean that the other two verses aren't also about Warren,” she told the BBC. “This is a verse that I haven't ever sung,” she said. Picture Information. Description. In 2003 she promised to reveal the name to the highest bidder of the Possible Dreams charity auction of Martha’s Vineyard. "I would have to want to,” she told ABC News. People orbited around the song as tirelessly as planets go around the sun. “We never talked about it,” her manager during the 70s, Arlyne Rothberg told the BBC. She’s known as an emotional person but a strong person…I think she’s always been beautiful and natural and seems to do it all effortlessly.” Maybe it was this transparency and frankness that made the audience believe that the subjects of her songs were exclusively personal. 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. Carly Simon You’re So Vain / His Friends Are More Than Fond 45 1972 Vinyl Record. Here's a look back at some of the famous names who died this year. 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. Your scarf it was apricot. “The answer wasn't as important as the game.”. (feat. Free shipping. "You're So Vain" (1972) "The Right Thing to Do" (1973) "Mockingbird" (1974) "The Right Thing to Do" is a song written and performed by Carly Simon that first appeared on her 1972 album No Secrets.The song was recorded at Trident Studios in London's Soho. 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. 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. A popular target was Taylor, who she was married to from 1972 to 1983 — including during the release and popularity of the song. E-45824. As much as Simon has dropped hints, she’s also eliminated some people, sparing them of the reputation of potentially being vain. Readers should also note that this song came out back in 1972. 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. Rachel Chang is a journalist and editor specializing in pop culture and travel. It's one of pop music's most enduring mysteries: just who is Carly Simon sniping about in her trademark 1972 hit "You're So Vain"?. After all, the inspiration for the song has been one of the biggest secrets in popular music history — and even today, the mystery has only been partially revealed. $33.90. You’re So Vain was the song that most people reference when talking of Carly Simon.It was a smash-hit right away, and throughout the years, it’s grown even bigger and bigger. So she did: “I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren.”. Lot of 2 Liza Minnelli Vinyl Record LP Album The Singer You're So Vain … on the labels. Embrace Me, You Child. And again, nowadays dropping a song like this, a… Label: Elektra - K 12077,Elektra - EK 45824 • Format: Vinyl 7 Carly Simon - You're So Vain (1972, Solid Centre, Vinyl) | Discogs View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Solid Centre Vinyl release of You're So Vain on Discogs. At that time women were not afforded the same privilege to speak as freely as has been manifested in later years. $2.10 + $2.80 shipping K 12077, EK 45824. The song is ranked at #82 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of all-time. 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. Country: US. 1 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. 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. "You're So Vain" The eclipse is referenced in the lyrics of Carly Simon 's 1972 hit song " You're So Vain ." Carly Simon No Secrets LP 1972 Original Vinyl Album - You're So Vain, Night Owl. 1 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. As her admirer Rae Jepsen correctly stated, “In truth, I think I’m inspired by her for many reasons, I think her music is amazing. That whisper, about 150 seconds into the 2009 version of the song sounds a bit like, “David,” with the “a” dragged out, according to the Washington Post. Report item. The staggering success of the song has deepened the guessing game. Mick Jagger) Son of a gun. You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte. By that time, she had already eliminated famous Davids like David Bowie and David Cassidy. ’There's a little whisper — and it's the answer to the puzzle.”. 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