Elton John - An Artist From Wonderland

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Elton John - An Artist From Wonderland

 

 

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Hello Friends, I hope you are doing fine. Today, I have come up with my another new blog with the title of Elton John - An Artist From Wonderland. Friends, British born Elton John is a legendary music personality who is internationally recognized in the Music Industry. Sir Elton Hercules John was born on March 25, 1947 in England.  He is a famous Singer, Pianist and Composer who has made a great impact through his world class-music, composition and production. He is a Multi-Grammy Award winning artist who has distinction in Pop Rock,  Rock MusicPop Music and different Music Compositions. He has bagged countless awards in about 50 years of his music career such as Academy Award, Golden Globe AwardAmerican Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Juno Award, MTV Video Music Awards, Brit Awards apart from many entries in Guinness World Records. He has been inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as Songwriters Hall of Fame for his services in the Music Industry.  He has been knocking on World's Music Charts every now and then with his masterpieces and has been giving many number one songs and many albums on International Music Charts. He has strong determination and talent to prove his worth and has achieved so many feasts that other artists just dream of.  He has a high vocal quality and a melodious voice and those qualities have made him a renowned personality in the world of music. He has been successful since the beginning of his music career and has sold many millions of records across the globe. In this Blog, I shall discuss his career, his popular studio albums and released singles which contributed immensely in achieving the stardom that Music Star Elton John enjoys today.

 

 If you write great songs with meaning and emotion, they will last forever because songs are the key to everything. Songs will outlast the artist and they will go on forever if they are good.

 Quote By:  Elton John

 

 

♣     Studio Album - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

 

 

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After making a solid foundation through his initial albums and songs starting from 1968, Elton John released his most famous seventh international studio album with the title of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in October 1973 under the banners of MCA Records and DJM Records.  This Grammy Hall of Fame inducted album was considered to be a big milestone in the career of Elton John because it gave him enough fame and popularity on international level of music.  Elton John's previous albums helped him a great deal and release of this album further cemented his recognition throughout the world.  This album received favorable reviews from music critics and was liked by music fans all over the world. This album had 17 tracks and was based on Rock, Pop Rock and Pop Music genres with a little touch of Glam Rock Music genre.  For this album, Elton John worked under the collaboration of experienced English Music Producer Gus Dudgeon with whom Elton John enjoyed great chemistry.  This album was declared to be a Commercially Hit album and one of the best albums by Elton John as it reached number one position on the US Billboard 200 and high spots on Music Charts in many other countries as well as managing to sell more than 31 Million copies worldwide. In order to promote this album, Elton John released four singles and all managed to gain popularity and praise by the music lovers across the world.  Especially his singles Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and Candle in the Wind got immense praise by music lovers.  For this album, Elton John received a lot of awards and certifications. Some of the highlights of Elton John's awards for this album are as under: 
  

♦     Induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003.  

♦     Ranked at number 9 into Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.   

♦     Certified as eight times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

♦     Certified as five times Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).   
 

 

♣     Studio Album - The One

 

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Elton John released his twenty-third studio album with the title of The One in June 1992 under the banner of MCA Records.  This album further solidified Elton John's recognition and fame throughout the world.  For this Album, Elton John worked in collaboration with other renowned Music Directors and Producers such as Chris Thomas and John Reid.  This album was also an International Success as it reached within top 5 spots on Music Charts in many countries like the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom as well as becoming one of the Best-Selling Albums of the year 1992.  This album was a Commercially Hit album and managed to sell more than 4 Million copies worldwide.  This album, containing 11 tracks was based on Rock Music.  This album received favorable and positive reviews from music critics and was liked by music lovers across the globe. In order to promote the album, Elton John released four songs from this album and all managed to get worldwide attention and praise as well as managing high spots on the Music Charts internationally.  In particular, Elton John's songs The One, Runaway Train, The Last Song and Simple Life managed to impress a large number of audience around the world.  For this album, Elton John received a lot of awards and certifications. Some of the highlights of Elton John's certifications and accreditations for this album are as under: 
  

♦     Certified as double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

♦     Certified as triple Platinum by Music Canada for its high selling and popularity. 

♦     Certified as double Platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
  

 

♣     Studio Album - Songs from the West Coast

 

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 Elton John released his twenty-sixth studio album with the title of Songs from the West Coast in October 2001 under the banner of The Rocket Record Company.  This album was another Hit album of Elton John and was widely recognized throughout the world.  For this Album, Elton John worked in collaboration with other Music Directors and Producers such as Patrick Leonard.  This album turned out to be an average international success, however it reached high spots on Music Charts in many countries like the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  This album was a Commercially Hit album and managed to sell more than 2 Million copies worldwide.  This album, containing 12 tracks was based on Rock Music and Pop Rock Music genres.  This album received favorable and positive reviews from music critics and was liked by music lovers across the globe. In order to promote the album, Elton John released three songs from this album and all managed to get worldwide attention and praise as well as managing good progress on the Music Charts internationally.  In particular, Elton John's songs I Want Love, This Train Don't Stop There Anymore and Original Sin were praised by music lovers and Elton John's fans across the globe.  For this album, Elton John received a lot of awards and certifications. Some of the highlights of Elton John's certifications for this album are as under: 
  

♦     Nominated for Grammy Awards in the categories of Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Vocal Performance – Male.   

♦     Certified as double Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI)

♦     Certified as Gold by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
  
  
 

♣     Studio Album - Sleeping with the Past

 

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Elton John released his famous 22nd studio album with the title of Sleeping with the Past in August 1989 under the banner of MCA Records.  This album was also widely praised by Elton John's fans and music lovers and made good a commercial business.  For this album, Elton John also received favorable and positive reviews from music critics across the globe. In the production of this album, Elton John again worked in collaboration with other Music Directors and Producers such as Chris Thomas. This album was also a success as it managed to reach within top ten spots on the Music Charts in the United States of America and in the United Kingdom.  This album also managed to reach within top ten spots on the Music Charts of many other European countries as well as in Australia.  This album was declared as a Hit album and managed to sell more than 3 Million copies worldwide. This album was based on Pop Music, Rock Music and Rock & Roll Music genres and contained 10 tracks. In order to promote the album, Elton John released four songs from this album and all of them managed to get attention of music fans all over the world.  Especially his singles Healing HandsClub at the End of the Street and Sacrifice (video below) managed to get worldwide attention and praise by music lovers.  

 


 

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For this album, Elton John received a lot of awards and certifications. Some of the highlights of Elton John's certifications for this album are as under: 
  

♦     Certified as double Platinum by the Music Canada.

♦     Certified as four times Platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).

♦     Certified as triple Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI)

♦     Certified as Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

 

 

 

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Apart from album sales, Elton John has sold millions of his released singles as well. For instance, he is known and famous for his soundtracks for the animated film The Lion King.  He produced internationally hit official soundtracks for this animated film.  His soundtrack Can You Feel the Love Tonight (video above) became quite famous after its release. This song was a commercial success in the United States as well as in Europe. This song reached within top 5 spots on the Music Charts in the United States as well as reaching within top 20 spots in the United Kingdom.  

 

 

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♣     Some Important Links 
   

♦     www.eltonjohn.com

♦      www.eltonjohn.com/rocket-club

♦     en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elton_John 

♦      twitter.com/eltonofficial

♦     www.instagram.com/eltonjohn

 

 

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 ♣     Conclusion 
   

Elton John is a world-renowned Singer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter and a Philanthropist. He has been honored and awarded so many times for his singing, composition and his activities for the betterment of humanity on the whole.  He also takes interest in sports and is a keen follower of soccer and has remained chairman of a soccer club in the United Kingdom.  He also formed Elton John AIDS Foundation to help patients suffering from AIDS and HIV.  In the Music World, he mesmerizes his audience with his unique style of singing with high and deep vocal quality. Like many other new-comers, he also started his music career by working part time in a restaurant as a Pianist and moved on to become a mega star by showing extreme determination and enthusiasm to reach the level of stardom that he enjoys today. He has this amazing ability to attract listeners around the world by showing emotions and feelings in his songs which touches the hearts of his fans. He is widely known to be an active Philanthropist and Social Worker as well and is associated with many charity organizations and loves to contribute in fund raising for noble causes to serve humanity.  Elton John is undoubtedly a role-model for many junior artists around the world who have love for music and humanity just like him.

 

 

 

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