Elton John - Elton John (CD)

Elton John

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Categories
RockPopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Oldies
  3. Rock 'N' Roll
Number of Discs
1
Number of Items
1
Title
Elton John [Remaster]
Media
CD
BarCode
731452815620
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Rocket Group Pty LTD
Distributor
Universal Distribution
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
731452815620
Previews

Q (8/95, pp.143-145) - 3 Stars - Good - "...an accomplished diverse collection of...sophisticated material..."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.122) - "The hit single 'Your Song,' still his signature, the gospel-influenced 'Border Song' and the deep meditation 'Sixty Years On' all posited Elton as a most serious singer-songwriter."
Record Collector (magazine) (p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Here the listener gets a more focused idea of Elton's craft as a tunesmith, the subtle nuances of his chord structures marking him out as an innovative talent."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Your Song
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Need You To Turn To
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Take Me To The Pilot
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] No Shoestrings On Louise
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] First Episode At Hienton
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Sixty Years On
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Border Song
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] The Greatest Discovery
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] The Cage
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] The King Must Die
Studio
Universal
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Your Song
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Need You to Turn To
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Take Me to the Pilot
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] No Shoe Strings on Louise
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] First Episode at Hienton
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Sixty Years On
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Border Song
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Greatest Discovery, The
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Cage, The
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] King Must Die, The
Genre
Pop / Rock
Country
USA
Notes

Personnel: Elton John (vocals, piano, harpsichord); Colin Green, Alan Parker , Roland Harker, Alan Weighall, Caleb Quaye (guitar); Frank Clark (acoustic guitar, acoustic bass guitar); Clive Hicks (12-string guitar); Skaila Kanga (harp); Paul Buckmaster (cello); Brian Dee (organ); Diana Lewis (Moog synthesizer); Dave Richmond, Les Hurdie (bass instrument); Terry Cox, Barry Morgan (drums); Dennis Lopez, Tex Navarra (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Gus Dudgeon.
Elton John's second album was his first to be released in the U.S., and the difference between it and its predecessor, EMPTY SKY, is palpable and immediate. ELTON JOHN opens with "Your Song," a halting ballad that is one of the most moving love songs in the modern pop canon. The album also marks John's fruitful association with Gus Dudgeon and arranger Paul Buckmaster (who'd previously collaborated on David Bowie's "Space Oddity"). The team came up with a spare orchestral sound that surrounds the singer and his piano with dashes of both classical and rock guitar, synthesizers, carefully arranged drums, and searing strings.
This wasn't all-out pop yet, but rather a striking and singular brand of folk-rock. "Take Me To The Pilot" shows flashes of John's rocking future ("Bennie And The Jets" descended from it), "No Shoe Strings On Louise" is Rolling Stonesy country-rock, and "Sixty Years On" is haunting and memorable. More typical for this session is "I Need You To Turn To," another love song that finds lyricist Bernie Taupin in an unusually direct mode, and features a beautiful harpsichord melody from John. ELTON JOHN cast the mold for the singer's future superstardom.

Duration
50m 53s
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Elton John
Producer
Gus Dudgeon
Artists
  1. Elton John
Date Released
1992-08-06
Engineer
Robin Geoffrey Cable

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