Elton John & Stevie Wonder Cross Another “Finish Line” in Their Friendship


The mythical friendship between Elton John and Stevie Marvel has resulted in a number of musical collaborations over time. (See tracks “That’s What Pals Are For” and “I Bet That’s Why They Name It the Blues.”) And now, the duo’s newest masterful collab is the track video for “End Line.”

“End Line” used to be first launched as one of the crucial tracks on John’s 2021 star-studded file titled The Lockdown Periods. The music is a triumphant mirrored image on lifestyles as the 2 sing, I’ve been down the darkest alleys / Been to the ground the place the angels cry / Idea it had all been, interested in not anything / Till I noticed you on the end line. The track video, which dropped on March 10, furthers those emotions of jubilant nostalgia.

The visible for “End Line” used to be directed via Zach Sekuler and presentations a montage of various pictures from the 2 stars’ lives. Clips of landmark occasions in each John and Marvel’s lifestyles seem at the display along with glimpses in their life-long friendship.

Watch the video for “End Line” underneath.

“Stevie’s voice is as just right as I will ever keep in mind listening to him,” John prior to now said of this collaboration, “he appears like a 17-year-old once more, he’s making a song with a sheer pleasure and enthusiasm in his vocals. Andrew Watt has carried out an out of this world activity at the manufacturing. It used to be a paranormal procedure. I’ve all the time liked participating with Stevie, and I’m thrilled that once fifty years of friendship we in any case get to do a full-blown duet. He has all the time been so sort and candy to me, and his skill is past ridiculous. Whilst you concentrate to what he does vocally and instrumentally on ‘End Line’ you suppose, it is a true genius right here.”

Later this yr, John might be liberating a restricted version lavender LP of The Entire Thom Bell Periods as part of File Retailer Day 2022. The LP used to be first recorded in 1977 with Philadelphia creator/arranger/manufacturer Thom Bell.

John additionally has a number of 2022 excursion dates which you’ll in finding HERE or underneath.

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