ELTON: Two Looks Back
Elton John has just announced two new releases.
The first is a film of his Las Vegas residency, The Million Dollar Piano, which will be shown in more than 1200 theaters around the world in March. Go to CinemaLive.com for a list of theaters.
And on March 25th, he’ll celebrate last year’s 40th anniversary of his 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road with the release of a five-disc box set, a limited-edition yellow vinyl double album, and other formats.
The box set will include:
•A 2014 remaster of the album from the original analog tapes on CD.
•A CD of B-sides and bonus tracks, plus nine new cover versions of songs from the album performed by Ed Sheeran, Miguel featuring Wale, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry, John Grant, Emeli Sande, Imelda May, Fall Out Boy and Zac Brown Band.
•Elton Live at Hammersmith 1973 on two CDs.
•A 100-page illustrated hardback book packed with rare photos, memorabilia and a new essay containing interviews with Elton and his lyricist, Bernie Taupin.
•Bryan Forbes’s 1973 film Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye to Norma Jean and Other Things on DVD.