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By Roxy Baker

Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ Boxset Available 25th March

Mar 04, 2014

Elton John's seminal 1973 breakthrough album is to be released as a box set comprising of a whole host of goodies including nine new cover versions of classic songs from the album by musicians such as Emeli Sandé and Ed Sheeran.

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John’s breakthrough album, has been remastered and will be reissued on CD, vinyl, limited-edition yellow vinyl, and in a box set featuring a recording of Live At Hammersmith 1973 on CD, a DVD of Bryan Forbes’ 1973 film Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye To Norma Jean and Other Things, along with a 100-page illustrated hardback book packed with rare photos, memorabilia and a new essay containing interviews with Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

Also included on the Deluxe Edition and box set versions is a suite of nine new cover versions of classic songs from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road performed by Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Fall Out Boy, Hunter Hayes, Imelda May, John Grant, Miguel featuring Wale, The Band Perry, and Zac Brown Band.

Last month, previously unseen footage was released on Valentines day for the track “Harmony”, the fourth track from the album.  It’s a stunning period-piece put together from tour footage recently discovered in the attics of Elton John’s former tour managers Marvin Tabolsky and John Babcock, and it even captures a filmed meeting between Elton John and Stevie Wonder.  Watch the video below:

Elton John - Harmony

 

You can pre-order your box set here.


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