Elton John opened up about his latest farewell tour and made a statement about his stance on the tour in a new interview
Elton John has had an incredible career, but is now ready to hang up his touring shoes as he continues his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
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The English singer has been on the road for years now, the tour kicked off in 2018 and is set to finally end in July 2023.
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Talk to music week earlier in the week he confessed that was the finish line for him when it came to hitting the road.
“I can tell you now that’s it,” he shared. “I won’t be without music, but as far as traveling the world doing shows, I don’t want to do any more. I’ve been doing it since I was 17.”
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Elton is currently performing a leg of his tour in the United States, most recently taking the stage in Detroit, Michigan.
The singer clarified that since this was his final salute, it would be his last concert he planned to have in the state and thanked his fans for their support.
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“Tonight is my 55th and my last concert in Michigan and Detroit and I want to thank everyone who came out tonight dressed in their flashy glasses, who brought signs, everything,” he said. he sprang.
“You were responsible for me being here. If it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be here so I can’t thank you enough.”
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He’s had some really special moments since he started touring all those years ago, including a number one duets album in late 2021 and a world peak in Cold heart with Doua Lipa.
However, one of the highlights of his tour came at his recent gig in London’s Hyde Park, where his two adorable sons, Zachary, 11, and Elijah, nine, made an appearance.
The singer’s sons joined him for his concert in Hyde Park
The Rocketman The singer paused his performance and revealed that his two sons were actually watching the concert that night, shouting at them with their school friends accompanying them as the screens next to the stage showed them performing to greet wildly.
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