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Alongside releasing some of the most iconic songs of all time, Elton John also has a penchant for truly iconic music videos that compliment his music.
The news that the musical legend is hitting the road for the final time in 2020 got us feeling nostalgic, and got us digging through YouTube.
Scroll down for the recently announced Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour dates, and to find out how you can get some exclusive offers on Elton John merchandise.
Here are six of our favourite Elton John music videos.
I’m Still Standing
The location! The choreography! The outlandish outfits! The I’m Still Standing video is everything you imagine an Elton John video should be. The video was filmed on location in Cannes and Nice and Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli stars as one of the video’s dancers.
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me with George Michael
Raw, emotion. The official music video for Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me was a live recording filmed at the Chicago leg of Michael’s Cover to Cover tour. Lifelong friends, Elton was devastated when George Michael passed away in 2017 writing “I have lost a beloved friend – the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist.”
Despite the single originally coming out in 1972, the official video for the timeless love letter to Los Angeles was only released in 2017. The video was produced as part of a competition for fans to submit video concepts for classic Elton tracks. Max Welland won, with his video based around people driving through the city of angels whilst listening to the song in their cars.
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (feat. Kiki Dee)
Simple but effective, the video for Don’t Go Breaking My Heart features a relaxed Elton and Kiki, recording the hit duet in a recording studio. The pair went on to perform the song together on stage at Wembley Stadium for Live Aid in 1985.
Are You Ready For Love?
The super-colourful video for Are You Ready For Love? provided a fun-filled retro-throwback when it dropped in 2003. The video helped the remix of the track, which was originally recorded in 1977 hit the top of the UK Official Singles Chart.
Your Song (John Lewis Christmas Advert)
Whilst it’s not the official video, we defy anyone to watch this without welling up just a tiny bit. This year’s John Lewis advert shows us how the perfect present can be instrumental to a child’s future, whilst taking the viewer on an emotional journey through Elton’s past.
See Elton John live on the following dates in 2020:
4 November 2020 – The O2, London
6 November 2020 – The O2, London
7 November 2020 – The O2, London
9 November 2020 – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
11 November 2020 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
13 November 2020 – Echo Arena, Liverpool
14 November 2020 – Echo Arena, Liverpool
17 November 2020 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
20 November 2020 – TECA, Aberdeen
21 November 2020 – TECA, Aberdeen
24 November 2020 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
25 November 2020 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
28 November 2020 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
30 November 2020 – The SSE Arena, Belfast
7 December 2020 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
9 December 2020 – The O2, London
16 December 2020 – The O2, London
Christmas is really nothing this year without Sir Elton John, thanks to his emotional John Lewis Christmas TV advert and the news of UK dates for his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
So to bring you even more Christmas cheer, we’ve got special offers on all things Elton John!
Save 20% on all the following until 11th January 2019:
Diamonds 2CD – was £11.95, now £9.99 including postage
Diamonds Super Deluxe Boxset – was £34.94, now £32.75 including postage
Farewell Tour T-shirts – £25.95 including postage (shipping within 4 weeks of placing order)
Purchase the items HERE on their own, or add to your ticket purchase during the checkout process.
Tickets for Elton John’s final tour are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.