Talk about suspense. Further to the news that Prince is soon releasing PLECTRUMELECTRUM, his first album with all-female rock trio 3RDEYEGIRL, a short teaser for their track "PRETZELBODYLOGIC" went up on YouTube this week. Warning: blink and you'll miss it. The album was written and recorded in Prince's Paisley Park recording studio in Minneapolis, London and New York. Meanwhile, at time of writing, we are still waiting to know exactly which "iconic venues in and around London" Prince will be playing on the Hit and Run Tour any time from Monday. Keep your diary clear…
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Sir Elton John is to guest-edit a special World Aids Day edition of The Independent and its newly launched sister paper, i. All circulation revenues from the one-off editions on 1 December will be given to the musician's charity, the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Monday 01 November 2010
Elton John and the country-rock legend Leon Russell opened the Radio 2 Electric Proms at London's Roundhouse.
Friday 29 October 2010
Sunday 24 October 2010
Friday 22 October 2010
Back on the cusp of the 1970s, a young Elton John was making his American debut at Los Angeles' legendary Troubadour club, where he was thrilled to meet his idol Leon Russell, the saturnine pianist then on the verge of establishing his own solo career after a decade as a sought-after session man.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Stars including Lily Allen, Sting and Elton John were honoured for their songwriting by the US music industry.
Monday 27 September 2010
A highly-prized collection of Sir Elton John memorabilia which is being sold by his mother is generating global interest from buyers, auctioneers said today.
Monday 13 September 2010
Sir Elton John is to team up with chart-topping star Plan B at this year's Electric Proms, it was announced today.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Elton John was expected to be the highlight of Morocco's biggest music festival last night, despite calls by the country's main Islamist party to ban the British singer because of his homosexuality.
Monday 12 April 2010
Lesley Duncan was a pioneering singer-songwriter best known for her composition "Love Song", which was recorded by various artists including Elton John, Peggy Lee, David Bowie, Olivia Newton John and Dionne Warwick.
Friday 19 February 2010
Sir Elton John is facing a backlash from conservative Christian groups after stating in an interview that Jesus was a gay man.
Thursday 10 December 2009
On December 12, the British public will see their Christmas dreams come true, as the doors of ‘Out the Closet 2009’ in Covent Garden’s Flower Cellars will fling open and shoppers will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance, to get their hands on an exclusive array of Elton John and David Furnishes’ flamboyant clothing collection, direct from their wardrobes.
Saturday 07 November 2009
Sir Elton John has been released from hospital after being treated for flu and E. coli. Sir Elton John is out of hospital and is feeling "fine" after being struck down with a bout of flu and an E.coli bacterial infection.
Sunday 01 November 2009
Seriously-ill Sir Elton John has cancelled more shows on doctor's orders.
Friday 16 October 2009
His executive producer Kanye West has been quoted as saying: "I believe Mr Hudson has the potential to be bigger than me, to be one of the most important artists of his generation", which sounds uncharacteristically generous of the thunder-stealing stage-jumper.
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