The title refers to a song on John's album 21 at 33"Two Rooms at the End of the World", and to the duo's unusual collaborative style; it is also the title of a film documenting their collaboration. Wilson Phillips ' cover of " Daniel ", while not released as Come Down In Time - Various - Two Rooms ● Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin (Laser single, peaked at number seven in the US Adult Contemporary chart due to strong radio airplay.
Kate Bush 's reggae-inflected version of " Rocket Man " was released as a single and peaked at number 12 in the UK and number two in Australia where it beat the original version's chart position by several places. In the track won The Observer readers' award for Greatest Cover of all time. I really loved his stuff. It's like he's my biggest hero, really. And when I was just starting to write songs, he was the Loretta - Townes Van Zandt - Flyin Shoes songwriter I knew of that played the piano and sang and wrote songs.
So he was very much my idol, and one of my favourite songs of his was 'Rocket Man'. Now, if I had known then that I would have been asked to be involved in this project, I would have just died… They basically said, 'Would we like to be involved?
And I hoped it hadn't gone, actually — I hoped no one else was going to do it… I actually haven't heard the original for a very long time. It was just that I wanted to do it differently. I do think that if you cover records, you should try and make them different. It's like remaking movies: you've got to try and give it something that makes it worth re-releasing.
And the reggae treatment just seemed to happen, really. I just tried to put the chords together on the piano, and it just seemed to want to take off in the choruses. So we gave it the reggae treatment. It's even more extraordinary El Gitano Portugués - Que No Que No the song was a hit because we actually recorded the track over two years ago.
Probably just after my last telly appearance. We were quite astounded when they wanted to release it as a single just recently. The B-side of Bush's single was her version of " Candle in the Wind ".
The CD single added an instrumental version of the same song. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved October 23, British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Recording Industry Association of America.
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Two Rooms is a wildly uneven star-studded tribute to a wildly uneven superstar songwriting team. Though Elton John and Bernie Taupin wrote many of the best pop songs of the '70s and '80s, they have written more than their fair share of clunkers as well/5(42).
Two Rooms celebrates the songwriting partnership of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Friends and admirers have recorded their own musical tribute with songs that have moved, inspired or excited them during 25 years of this unique collaboration; a creative relationship that has been both independent and interdependent - Two rooms at the end of the world/5(33).
Two Rooms is a wildly uneven star-studded tribute to a wildly uneven superstar songwriting team. Though Elton John and Bernie Taupin wrote many of the best pop songs of the '70s and '80s, they have written more than their fair share of clunkers as well. Some of them were chosen for this collection.4/
Two Rooms: Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin This album was conceived as a tribute album to the various hits that Elton John and Bernie Taupin wrote during their lengthy careers together and features everyone from The Who to Bon Jovi covering some classic Elton tracks.
Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin is a tribute album consisting of interpretations of sixteen songs written by Elton John and Bernie kelediballadomeenasnowforge.infoinfo title refers to a song on John's album 21 at 33, "Two Rooms at the End of the World", and to the duo's unusual collaborative style; it is also the title of a film documenting their kelediballadomeenasnowforge.infoinfo: Rock.
Sep 25, · Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin, a Various Artists Album. Released 22 October on Mercury (catalog no. P2 ; CD). Genres: Pop Rock, Adult Contemporary. Featured peformers: Elton John (aka_text music role_id aka_text), Bernie Taupin (aka_text lyrics role_id aka_text), Bob Carlos Clarke (photography), Randee St. Nicholas /5(11).