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Ed Sheeran, Miguel, Fall Out Boy & Hunter Hayes Pay Tribute to Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

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Elton John (Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty Images)

Elton John (Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty Images)

By Brian Ives 

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of his classic album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John is releasing a special deluxe edition of the LP this March, complete with an additional disc that features artists like MiguelEd SheeranFall Out Boy and the Zac Brown Band covering some of the Rocket Man’s biggest hits.

The bonus tribute album features Sheeran taking lead on “Candle in the Wind,” Miguel putting his own spin on “Bennie and the Jets” with help from Wale and Fall Out Boy—who featured Sir Elton on their latest album, 2013’s Save Rock and Roll—rock out to “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting.”

The disc also includes covers from  Hunter Hayes, the Band PerryJohn GrantEmeli Sande and Imelda May.

Related: Not Fade Away: Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ – His Ultimate Album?

The 2-disc deluxe edition features the original album, along with a second CD filled with all of the above covers and a number of demos and outtakes from the album sessions.

The 4-disc super deluxe version of the album includes everything on the deluxe version, plus the live concert recorded by the BBC at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1973 and the 45-minute long out-of-print film, Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye To Norma Jean and Other Things, originally released over 40 years ago.

In related news, John announced that his Las Vegas show, The Million Dollar Piano, will be coming to movie theaters on March 18 and 26. Go here to check for theater listings.

See the full tracklisting for the deluxe edition of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, out March 25, below.

Disc One: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    1. Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
    2. Candle In The Wind
    3. Bennie And The Jets
    4. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    5. This Song Has No Title
    6. Grey Seal
    7. Jamaica Jerk Off
    8. I’ve Seen that Movie Too
    9. Sweet Painted Lady
    10. The Ballad Of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
    11. Dirty Little Girl
    12. All the Girls Love Alice
    13. Your Sister Can’t Twist (But She Can Rock’n’Roll)
    14. Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting
    15. Roy Rogers
    16. Social Disease
    17. Harmony

 

Disc Two: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Revisited . . . and Beyond

  1. Candle In The Wind – Ed Sheeran (3:22)
  2. Bennie and the Jets – Miguel (5:10)
  3. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Hunter Hayes (3:15
  4. Grey Seal – The Band Perry (3:48)
  5. Sweet Painted Lady – John Grant (3:58)
  6. All The Girls Love Alice – Emili Sande (3:40)
  7. Your Sister Can’t Twist (But She Can Rock And Roll) – Imelda May (2:51)
  8. Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting – Fall Out Boy(3:42)
  9. Harmony – Zac Brown Band (2:55)
  10. Candle In The Wind – Elton John (4:12)
  11. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John (3:22)
  12. Rocket Man – Elton John (5:30)
  13. All the Girls Love Alice – Elton John (7:33)
  14. Bennie And The Jets – Elton John (6:20)
  15. Daniel – Elton John (2:58)
  16. Honky Cat– Elton John (7:14)
  17. Crocodile Rock – Elton John (4:50)
  18. Your Song – Elton John (4:29)
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