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Randy Newman

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Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, 1943) is a singer/songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is notable for his mordant (and often satirical) pop songs and for his many film scores. Newman is noted for his practice of writing lyrics from the perspective of a character far removed from Newman's own biography. For example, the 1972 song "Sail Away" is written as a slave trader's sales pitch to attract slaves, while the narrator of "Political Science" is a U.S. nationalist who complains of worldwide ingratitude toward America and proposes a brutally ironic final solution. Read more about Randy Newman on Last.fm.

Tracks

Short People

46

Under Pressure

38

You've Got A Friend In Me

30

Rider In The Rain

30

I Ate Up The Apple Tree

20

Les dessous chics

18

Le Jardin De Meg

14

Virginia Compagnie

13

Un Navire En Mer

12

I Think It's Gonna Rain Today

11

Ooh Ooh Baby

9

Five Days Of Fever

7

One (Radio Edit)

3

Dragalong Droopy

3

Perfect Lover

2

Let My Hair Down

1