June 18, 2021

Elton John defies time with “Revamp” and “Restoration”

“My life has been music, and still I keep my enthusiasm for her intact. It has been the catalyst for everything I have done. It has been present in my childhood. When my parents argued, I went to listen to my music. To play my music “defined Elton John in a interview with ABC.

Beyond his farewell tour of the stage, which will last three years, Elton continues to enjoy every musical note that comes out of his piano. And also his colleagues when listening to him. Revamp Y Restoration are his two brand new albums where some of the pop, rock and country musicians most important in the world celebrate the most beloved and legendary and successful catalog. It is also a tribute to the creative society of more than 50 years between Elton y Bernie Taupin.

Elton John on stage in Moscow (2009).

Young blood that honors the idol. On Revamp is it so Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Florence And The Machine, Lady Gaga, The Killers, Mumford and Sons, P!nk y Logic, Q-Tip ft. Demi Lovato, Queens of the Stone Age, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith. The importance of these names makes it clear that Elton John’s popularity remains intact.

Restoration transports us to the thoughtful performances of top country stars: Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash y Emmylou Harris, Miley Cyrus, Vince Gill y Don Henley, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brothers Osborne, Chris Stapleton, Rhonda Vincent con Dolly Parton y Lee Ann Womack.

“Always is a big compliment when an artist loves your song enough to take the time and effort to rework it, “Elton John said in a press release.” As songwriters, Bernie and I are delighted when singers we admire and respect as much as Revamp & Restoration choose to add their unique touch to the process. It means that our music remains relevant and ultimately our songs continue to reach new audiences. We are honored and thank you all for your generosity. “

“Due to our love for all kinds of music, we are not stuck in one genre“he described Bernie Taupin, who was also in charge of the album art Restoration. “From day one we borrowed everything good about American music, be it blues, country, gospel, pop, rock, everything was left in the mix. I think that is why our music over the years has been very varied. It would be exhausting to get stuck in a niche your entire career, especially when it’s a road as long as ours, “he added.

Two good works to review some of the hits of the famous singer and get an idea of ​​his magnificent career.