Elton John set out to “shock a few people” with Honky Château. Recorded in just two weeks, it upped his game and included the classic Rocket Man.
When singer Chris Cornell died, the rock world lost not only a charismatic frontman, but also one of its most transcendent voices.
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired many cover versions, from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix and The Flaming Lips. uDiscover celebrates some of the best.
Inspired by The Band’s pioneering Americana, Elton John’s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ was cinematic in its scope, and a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
The uptempo, stomping, Motown-flavoured ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again' plays over the closing credits of the Rocketman film.
Initially released on 15 September 2006, the record was produced by the band and features collaborations with Elton John and Carlos Alomar.
‘Metal Guru’ is classic T.Rex, a sound that was made by Marc Bolan's voice and guitar but also by Tony Visconti's superb arranging and production skills.
Giving Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin “the biggest highlight of our career”, Elton John’s self-titled album set him on the path to global success.
The second solo release by the Oklahoma singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and session man supreme.
'Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture' features the vocal performances of the film's star Taron Egerton, and producer-composer Giles Martin reinterpreting Elton's landmark hits.
In a recording career that spans over five decades, the best Elton John songs have become part of the fabric of our culture – a language we all understand.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
The soundtrack album was an early stepping stone for a future superstar.
Fusing 70s pop songcraft with NYC’s underground club scene, Scissor Sisters helped usher in a new era of queer pop that lit up charts in the 00s.