Billy Joel: "Turn the Lights Back On"

It's Billy Joel's first brand new single since 2007! We've got four piano sheet music arrangements available to enjoy this awesome new release no matter if you're a beginner or an advanced level pianist.

Billy Joel: "Turn the Lights Back On"

About “Turn the Lights Back On”:

“Turn the Lights Back On” is a single by American musician Billy Joel, released on February 1, 2024, through Columbia Records. This release marks Joel’s first single in 17 years since “Christmas in Fallujah” in 2007.

The song, written by Joel, Freddy Wexler, Arthur Bacon, and Wayne Hector, is described as a romantic ballad by Andy Greene of Rolling Stone. Greene also notes that the song serves as a message to Joel’s fans who have eagerly awaited new material from him.


Watch the Official Lyric Video of “Turn the Lights Back On”:


1. “Turn the Lights Back On” Advanced Piano Solo

Key features of the advanced version:

  • Full song including all verses/choruses/solo
  • Nice thick textures with vocal line and piano background layers built into the arrangement.
  • Includes full lyrics
  • 10 total pages
  • Run time is approximately 4:20

🧐 Sheet music sneak peek:


2. “Turn the Lights Back On” Intermediate Piano Solo

Key features of the intermediate version:

  • Full song including all verses/choruses/solo
  • Slightly thinner textures than the advanced version.
  • Includes full lyrics
  • 10 total pages
  • Run time is approximately 4:20

🧐 Sheet music sneak peek:


3. “Turn the Lights Back On” Intermediate Piano Solo - Abridged

Key features of the abridged intermediate version:

  • Abridged version
  • Eliminates running octave patterns in the left-hand making this version ideal for players with smaller hands
  • Includes partial lyrics
  • 7 total pages
  • Run time is approximately 3:00

🧐 Sheet music sneak peek:


4. “Turn the Lights Back On” Easy Piano Solo

Key features of the abridged intermediate version:

  • Short version includes the first verse, chorus, and truncated ending.
  • Includes partial lyrics
  • 4 total pages
  • Run time is approximately 1:30

🧐 Sheet music sneak peek:


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Jennifer Eklund
Written by Jennifer Eklund
Jennifer Eklund holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music from California State University, Long Beach. She is an avid arranger, composer, and author of the Piano Pronto® method books series as well as a wide variety of supplemental songbooks. She is also a Signature Artist with Musicnotes.com with a large catalog of popular music titles for musicians of all levels.

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