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Eagles: “New Kid in Town”
The Hook: Glenn Frey says it’s his favorite Eagles song that he sang, and that its vocal arrangement is the band’s best.
Album: Hotel California
Writers: Don Henley, Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther
Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100.
Background: Glenn Frey says that “New Kid in Town” is more than just another Eagles number-one for him. He explains why.
Glenn Frey on “New Kid in Town.” OC:…I sang. :12
“Best vocal arrangement the Eagles ever did. We won a Grammy for Best Vocal Arrangement that year. There’s really some nice changes in the modulation. It’s my favorite Eagles record that I sang.”