Sir Elton John has introduced “with nice disappointment” that he has been compelled to reschedule his upcoming tour dates following a fall that left him in ache
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Sir Elton John has shared his disappointment after being compelled to postpone his farewell tour after injuring himself in a fall.
He is advised followers that the upcoming European and UK tour dates of his 2021 Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour have been rescheduled to 2023.
The musician, 74, stated in an announcement: “It’s with nice disappointment and a heavy coronary heart that I’m compelled to reschedule the 2021 dates of my Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour in Europe and the UK to 2023.
“On the finish of my summer season break I fell awkwardly on a tough floor and have been in appreciable ache and discomfort in my hip ever since. Regardless of intensive physio and specialist remedy, the ache has continued to worsen and is resulting in rising difficulties transferring.”
He added: “I’ve been suggested to have an operation as quickly as doable to get me again to full health and ensure there aren’t any long-term issues. I might be endeavor a programme of intensive physiotherapy that may guarantee a full restoration and a return to full mobility with out ache.
“I’m going to finish the charitable International Citizen occasion on 25th September as I don’t wish to let a charity down. Being simply 5 songs it’s a really totally different bodily endeavor to the calls for of taking part in for shut to 3 hours each evening on tour and travelling in a single day between nations. After this I might be having the operation to make sure the tour can get again on the street in January of 2022 in New Orleans.
“I understand how affected person my unbelievable followers have been since Covid halted touring final yr, and it breaks my coronary heart to maintain you ready any longer. I utterly really feel your frustrations after the yr we’ve had. I promise you this – the reveals will return to the street subsequent yr and I’ll be certain they’re greater than well worth the wait.
“Love, Elton x”.
Elton’s followers have been gutted by the information, however despatched him their greatest needs whereas hoping for a speedy restoration.
One advised him: “Hope they have you ever again to rocking around the clock very quickly Elton”
“wishing you a really speedy restoration,” one other posted.
Whereas a 3rd wrote: “Get properly quickly Sir Elton. I feel it’s wonderful that you’re even rescheduling. You’ve earned your retirement and to calm down together with your lovely household. Your followers have had greater than sufficient of their share of your time. Peace, happiness and good well being to you”
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