I am agnostic on Elton John.
I grew up through his imperial phase when LPs like Goodbye Yellow Brick Road were carpet-bombing the international charts and the John-Taupin axis occupied the singles Top 10. However, facile stuff like the maudlin Daniel just irritated me. And why Taupin is supposed to be such a great lyric writer defeats me. BUT….
Like Queen, EJ has had some stonking highlights. My nomination for his best is this. What’s yours?