The British rocker Elton John (70) announced Wednesday that he only once more on a world tour.
300 million records. So many sold Elton John in his career. For decades, walked the halls completely full, because fans live ‘Your Song’, ‘Rocket Man’ or ‘Tiny Dancer’ wanted to hear. The British man is one of the best selling artists of all time. Now the singer, however, decided that enough is enough.
In 2016, he announced that he no new music anymore, now he announces he is also the end of his tours. The British pop star wants the microphone to pass to the younger generation.
With a last world tour he wants to say goodbye to his fans. He wants all the countries where he is popular is still a last time visit. That will take about three years, so he announces. He will start in september. ‘Afterwards, it doesn’t mean that I’m not more creative. But travelling the world, there I stop.’ His career is a lower priority.
“My priorities in life have changed,” said the 70-year-old John in New York. The singer now wants to spend much more time with his family. Together with his husband David Furnish, he has two sons: Elijah (7) and Zachary (5). ‘We have children now and I want nothing more of miss.’
In good health
The singer stressed during the press conference that he will not stop because of his health. Last year he had three concerts cancel in Las Vegas, and California, because he has a very heavy bacterial infection had him almost killed. Now he is completely restored and ready during one tour of the best of themselves to give.