Sir Elton John shall be having his hip operation within the subsequent few days after falling on a tough floor
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Sir Elton John may have a hip operation within the subsequent few days and hopes to be transferring pain-free earlier than Christmas.
The singer introduced final month he needed to postpone his retirement tour once more after falling “awkwardly on a tough floor”.
The 74-year-old mentioned: “I’ve needed to postpone limbo dancing for a short time. I’m going to have my hip operated on early in October.
“Then I shall be recuperating and doing my physiotherapy and hopefully I’ll be all proper in a few months. So fingers crossed.”
He had deliberate gigs round Europe and the UK from October to December this 12 months as a part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour.
However docs suggested him to get the op “as quickly as attainable”.
Sir Elton releases a collaborative album on October 22 regardless of having had no intentions of writing music throughout lockdown.
The album The Lockdown Classes happened after an opportunity assembly with singer and producer Charlie Puth. Sir Elton mentioned: “We left Australia, we completed our tour, and we went to LA.
“And I used to be in a restaurant after which somebody introduced Charlie over, and I’d by no means met Charlie earlier than and I used to be a giant fan.
“And I came upon that he lived 4 doorways away from me in LA, and he mentioned ‘Pay attention, if you happen to’re bored, I’ve a studio if you wish to write one thing’.
“I mentioned ‘I’d love to jot down one thing with you, I’m not doing something’.
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“So I snuck up there in a masks and we wrote After All, which seems on the lockdown classes.”
The album additionally options collaborations with massive names equivalent to Dua Lipa and Olly Alexander, a lot of whom Sir Elton says he had by no means met earlier than working with them.
Elton’s Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour, which had already been put again a 12 months from 2020 due to Covid, is now anticipated to have its UK and European dates delayed till 2023.
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