Recording Eltons Piano - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (DVD)
Label: Eagle Vision - 196 601 9,Isis Productions - none • Series: Classic Albums • Format: DVD DVD-Video, PAL, Stereo • Country: France • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock, Pop Rock
Photo: Greg Penny. Truer words were never Recording Eltons Piano - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (DVD), but perhaps not in the way they were intended. George Foreman heavyweight boxing championship fight. In addition, owing to some socio-political struggles that were going on at and around the studio at the time, the working atmosphere was less than conducive to creativity.
It was very hairy for a bit and we were all terrified, and almost cancelled the session then and there. Once they got inside the studio, things were not much better; the recording team found they Make Me Better - Preshish Moments - Lets Be Friends utterly unable to get a decent sound mix owing to a Kids On TV - Hustle! of microphones and a recording system that was not up to the standard with which they had become accustomed.
It sounded terrible. In the meantime, Elton had written a number of songs at his hotel in Kingston. Elton recording the lead vocals to Candle In The Wind. Photos: Greg Penny. Elton and the band then spent the next two weeks working on the rest of the songs originally written in Jamaica, plus a number of additional tunes that he and Bernie were writing as the sessions progressed.
As Hentschel explains, "There was a big room where we'd all have breakfast. Bernie had brought the lyrics down — there was a piano in the eating room — and I remember Elton sitting down and writing. It soon became apparent that they had more than enough material for a single album. Then when we went to France he was so used to sitting down at the piano and writing songs before sessions began that he Recording Eltons Piano - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (DVD) some more.
Suddenly, we had two albums' worth. As Gus explained, "I was doing the mix and for some weird reason, Elton happened to have hit the opening piano chord of the song exactly one bar before the song actually started. Also recorded during the overdub sessions was the beginning of the album. Become a Rocket Club member and exclusive news will make its way directly to your inbox.
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