Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are Lyrics

Don't go changing, to try and please me
You never let me down before
Don't imagine you're too familiar
And I don't see you anymore

I would not leave you in times of trouble
We never could have come this far
I took the good times, I'll take the bad times
I'll take you just the way you are

Don't go trying some new fashion
Don't change the color of your hair
You always have my unspoken passion
Although I might not seem to care

I don't want clever conversation
I never want to work that hard
I just want someone that I can talk to
I want you just the way you are

I need to know that you will always be
The same old someone that I knew
What will it take till you believe in me
The way that I believe in you

I said I love you and that's forever
And this I promise from the heart
I could not love you any better
I love you just the way you are

I don't want clever conversation
I never want to work that hard
I just want someone that I can talk to
I want you just the way you are

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Billy Joel Just The Way You Are Comments
  1. Steven S

    Just the greatest Billy Joel song....that's all...

  2. Sal Varriale

    For my parents.. Still married since 1968

  3. collapsingquantumwav

    Seems everyone is trying to hold on to the past. Make the best of what you have now. Appreciate every little moment, every little thing. I'm not gonna build a house on this bridge, we're just passing through.

  4. Mahmoud Bairi

    I love this song......beautiful..!!!

  5. four cats

    I was never a fan, but I like this song because it reminds me of when I was in the hospital after giving birth to my daughter, and I heard it on the radio.

  6. Kathleen Bennett

    Go Billy!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. MusicFanatic2001

    Nice Fender Rhodes piano in this superb song! 🎹

  8. scott miller

    my girlfriend had some issues her family was mean to her she kept saying she not loved and well when i put this song. i said just listen to because what mean is in this song the title just the way you are and 10 years later after her family disowned her i said come live with any family and she real happy

  9. John Lazicki

    One of the most beautifully written songs ever! Christy Brinkley must of been a hell of a woman to inspire such an epic song

    Minna H

    John Lazicki, this was actually written for his first ex-wife Elizabeth Webber.

  10. sh kid

    Who else is a teenager that is listening to Billy Joel?

    Rey Skywalker

    sh kid 👋🏻

  11. Michael Patske

    I miss my oldest daughter so much. I just want someone that I can talk to, I want you just the way you are.

  12. Orisa Najid Basira

    This is the most anointed masterpiece that the Most High could have ever blessed us with. I thank you so much!

  13. Jason Negro

    1979 Girls Generation lead me here, realized it was a Billy Joel song. :D

  14. Ron Stewart

    Good music hit all races being a kid from westside Chicago listening to Billy Joel and friends calling me a sellout good music has no color and happy to still enjoy it today as yesterday

    Miltreen Walls

    I'm from the south side of the Chicago beautiful song

    Ron Stewart

    @Miltreen Walls u have a cool playlist on here

  15. Sete Preto

    Nice... Music

  16. Brianna Link

    Listening to this in 2019, who else wit me!? Liking those Fender Rhodes😍😍
    One of the top 100 songs ever written


    I would put this one in the top 10

  17. Braxton Oertwig

    I dedicate this song to the woman I have not found yet but will

  18. Al Bundy

    i wish i had appreciated this more in the day. i was too busy with Kiss and wanting to be in a rock band like that. i did like only the good young die as it came out about the time i discovered weed and beer

  19. Giuliana Altobelli

    La persona più ricca, felice e fortunata del mondo è chi può dedicare questa canzone a se stessa

  20. Sandra Harris

    Been married to the same man twice, love each other forever!

  21. Harley Hjerpe

    Most beautiful love song ever

  22. Marie Calk


  23. Florecita Azul


  24. Connor Toler

    Still listening in 2020, anyone else?

    Micah Thibault

    o f
    f r * c k i n g
    c o u r s e

    Wolfgang Hornung

    surely Connor, everybody does

  25. Eric Doviratu

    Happy new year 2020..Billy Joel rocks

  26. Leonida Loderini

    MY song❣️

  27. Sandro Dantas

    Amar já não é mais o suficiente ,as pessoas não dão mais valor pro amor


    Remember him playing in a bar over in Greenwich village I was only 16 but herd the piano , the people surrounding the place with no way in , but the piano stood out in mind when I walked was him

  29. Raymundo Villanueva

    My favorite song from Billy Joel 😍

  30. Elijah Lee

    what are some other songs similar to this? thanks!!!

    Rick Ray

    I dont think there are any. This song is truly one of a kind.

    Elijah Lee

    Rick Ray aww man! well, ill just listen to this song on repeat then!

    Devin Bell

    A few other of Joel’s tunes. “Vienna” from the same album. Or “Rosalinda’s Eyes” off 52nd Street.

    Elijah Lee

    @Devin Bell thank you!

  31. Sallie Mae

    I am reminiscing when my ex used to sing this song.He was my boyfriend in my 5th year of nursing school.He is here in The US happily married.

  32. Anderson lima

    Cadê os brazucas ouvindo música boa?..será que é só eu? 😒 😣 😫 😢

  33. Mihaela Diaconu

    Best song eveeeeeeer❤❤❤❤❤

  34. Tracey Glover

    I think my mom was in love. She played this a lot

  35. Allen Sidney

    Had the privilege to see this guy at wembley this year totally timeless classic tune one of my favourites of his tunes .

  36. Aqshal Mipa4

    be your self...coz we love you just the way you are

  37. Elmira Achmal

    Yesterday I was so insecure of myself like I'm not that good enough for my boyfriend and then he sent me this song I started to listen and omg omg I just can't

  38. Mark Porter

    Just me, best song he did

  39. sergio angulo Pococi

    eran la romania anilor 80 si cind statean student pentru facultatea mea ascultan muzica acestea la un casetofon, anilor frumoase.


    Takes me back to 2005 when I saw Shrek singing this to Fiona.

  41. Auden’s Radio and entertainment

    This song is dedicated to the music industry from 1964-1980

  42. vlara

    la plus magnifique des chansons; Christophe J.


    This made me love my maid even more, I will tell her to just wear apron all day so that she will never have a hard time washing her clothes

    Noe Berengena

    Aw, how sweet.

  44. Rich D'Ambrosio

    The perfect song

  45. liz M.aguirre

    que romanticos son los de ee.uu 😍


    letra God. ,musica Jesus, cantor Billy Joe.!!!! Show... live brasil..

  47. Sal Varriale

    I dedicate this tune to my parents... Still married since 1968.

    Bright Flash

    51 years ....  Very Nice !

  48. Angelo De Los Santos

    Hermosa canción, gracias

  49. douglas hagan

    I like you just the way you are

  50. rosie 123

    Trio nostalgic songs:
    Just the way you are
    I'm not in love
    Rock with you.

  51. h b

    One of the best artist ever🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂

  52. IG: Sexybuttasteful

    2019 and I'm still Loving this song. It will never get old.


    keep it up,Godbless

  54. Caio Felipe

    Billy Joel ou Barry White , que escolha difícil em !

    Tania Regina

    Fico com Billy Joel!Adooooro

  55. Joachim Jaimes

    :3 en ti confiamos Juaco :)

  56. Scott M

    Billy's song for his then wife and manager Elizabeth Weber.

  57. Wendell Cotham


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  59. Chris Jackson

    Billy Joel be writing his his ass off

  60. Alisha Holder

    Dedicated to my baby girl. I want her to know how she should be appreciated. Just the way she is. My Mama Jukie.

  61. Peter Watson

    Listening to this in Adelaide, Australia, 10.08pm, a few whiskeys, time for bed, maybe tomorrow I'll meet her, play this song and sing it to her

  62. This song has never failed to give me goosebumps

  63. Joseph Skuse

    Nice synth pad work in the background at 1:21 with the vocals and at 3:07. 👍

  64. Davem1969

    It's missing that background crackle that I miss from vinyl so much.

  65. 이동환

    Just the way you are~~

  66. Joan Jett 69

    Always a pleasure to listen to Billy ...class act ...

  67. Peter Simonis


  68. Jill hebert

    This song reminds me of my oldest daughter , since she had been little we've been so close. She is a " special" person with hey own ways. She is beautiful inside and out. She's just turned 30 , turned into a lovely woman. Love her too the Moon and beyond. 💕


    You sound like a loving mother..
    Very rare these days.
    Your daughter is very fortunate.

    Emmanuel Segun-Lean

    That's so sweet, blessings to both of you!

  69. iamunique1

    ive always wanted this said to me hope it happens in 2020


    iamunique1 oh it will ;)

  70. mikethegreatone greatness

    He really sung the hell out of this song so meaningful very powerful them horns sounds so good very nice song


    mikethegreatone greatness agreed

  71. elm118

    I'm not in love..and don't forget's just a silly phase I'm going through..


    this album came out in 73 10cc im not in love came out in 74 so they got this sound from billy.


    @wayouttatune2 No dude, The Stranger came out in 1977. Anyway, I'm not trying to take anything away from either of them, I love both songs. Just noting the similarity.


    he once told me : I'll let him to tell you "I love you just the way you are" for me . I'm not romantic , but I love you . The same night he decided to say goodbye cause we were far. I decided to wait for him ... till now I am waiting for him , I know if I am near him , I know the story would be other . I can't promise if I'll live long but in few days I'll be living in 1 hour of difference and 3 hours of a Flight .It just took us 2 years !!... am so anxious !!

  73. christopher corrado

    Greatest Love Song of all time.

  74. Prabowo Agusthai

    Tobo kito dak ado koment disiko..lagu iko waktu sayo SD,,tinggal di sumur. Maleleh..lemak nian lagu ko..ingek2 kecik..bahagia nian saat itu..😍😍😍

  75. Kris Scanlon

    A couple of things one I hate that they called this soft rock because that's not what it's all about that's stupid radio terminology also I detect that those background vocals might owe something to 10cc I'm not in love could be wrong


    this came out in 74 10cc came out with i am not in love in 75

  76. caroline noble

    I used to know every word of this song, I love this version and yes it brings back memories of school days

  77. TheSeattlegreen

    Such a creepy picture
    Love It!


    TheSeattlegreen right?

  78. batterymaker

    I was a mere 11 in '77 and I knew even back then that this song was special....

  79. Corey Hambrick

    "Don't try some new fashion
    Don't change the color of your hair"
    Every girl that has ever been born needs to hear that

  80. AsinNu Hibu

    It's his bday today ND dis song remind me of himmmm!
    But I'vent wished him!!!Yet
    Should I or not????

  81. legend vito


  82. Esmee NL

    I’m 13 years old and I know the lyrics😂

  83. Sonia Maria

    Perfeita !!!

  84. Q Co

    Norma needs rim job and c

  85. Tülay Balkan

    This Songs melody was in my Keyboard as a demo. I finally found it. Its over 10 years ago but i had this melody always in my mind. The song is beautiful

  86. LachoDroogie

    This was the song my wife and I chose for our first dance. :)

  87. Michael Martinez

    Listening to this song while deleting pictures of your ex is something man.

  88. verona cooper

    November 2019.

  89. jj tango

    And that's for sure.....🇺🇸in times of trouble......take you just the way u are....🐸🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞

  90. Bethany S

    Billy Joel song always last so long, and I love it!

  91. persia Franklin

    After a divorce I realize that I must be who I am even thru the divorce I must value me love me encourage me and want the best for me.😁❤️

  92. Gilmar de Oliveira

    Música linda!

  93. Jose Raul García

    ....desde siempre me ha gustado esa letra y su música..excelentes....:)

  94. anna nozadze

    I cant help crying.........

  95. Yomeily Carhuas

    I love you

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  97. Dani Djm

    All you listening to this great artist ,
    Please vote come Nov. 2020 !!! Vote BLUE save our souls!!!! End this shit show administration already!!!!