Elton John Says New Album Will ‘Surprise the S—‘ Out of Fans
"We've just finished an album in Los Angeles," he said at the podium, "which is going to surprise the shit out of you — oh I can't swear! And it's absolutely wonderful. It's full of youth and it's full of vitality, and it's a wonderful place to be after we've been together for 56 years."
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John's most recent album, Lockdown, was released in 2021, featuring collaborations with a number of high profile artists, like Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder, Miley Cyrus and more. Also in 2021, he released Regimental Sgt. Zippo, an album originally recorded in the late '60s that was more or less intended to be his debut, but was ultimately kept shelved.
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John and Taupin's last album together was 2016's Wonderful Crazy Night. No further details have been revealed as far as a release date for the upcoming LP.
"We climbed mountains that we never thought were possible to climb," John said of he and Taupin at the Rock Hall ceremony, "and we scaled heights that we never thought were possible to scale..."
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