Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Your Song Elton John 3.75 4:05
2 Tiny Dancer Elton John 3 6:19
3 Honky Cat Elton John 5:16
4 Rocket Man Elton John 4:45
5 Crocodile Rock Elton John 3:58
6 Daniel Elton John 3:56
7 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John 3:17
8 Candle in the Wind Elton John 3.15 3:52
9 Bennie and the Jets Elton John 5:25
10 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me Elton John 5:40
11 Philadelphia Freedom Elton John 3 5:23
12 Someone Saved My Life Tonight Elton John 6:47
13 Island Girl Elton John 3:45
14 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee 3.7 4:37
15 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word Elton John 3 3:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Eyes Elton John 2.5 3:31
2 I’m Still Standing Elton John 3.5 3:05
3 I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues Elton John 3.25 4:46
4 Sad Songs (Say So Much) Elton John 2.65 4:12
5 Nikita Elton John 4 5:47
6 Sacrifice Elton John 2 5:08
7 The One Elton John 5:55
8 Kiss the Bride Elton John 1 4:25
9 Can You Feel the Love Tonight Elton John 2.85 4:05
10 Circle of Life Elton John 2.5 4:54
11 Believe Elton John 4:50
12 Made in England Elton John 4:53
13 Something About the Way You Look Tonight Elton John 4:03
14 Written in the Stars Elton John feat. LeAnn Rimes 1 4:19
15 I Want Love Elton John 4:39
16 This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore Elton John 4:42
17 Song for Guy Elton John 5:08

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1976-05) (track 14)
acoustic guitar:
Frank Clark (Guitar/bassist) (track 1)
Davey Johnstone (1971-08-09) (track 2)
other instruments [orchestra] arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 14)
electric bass guitar:
Kenny Passarelli (Bass, piano) (tracks 14–15)
drums (drum set):
Barry Morgan (English drummer) (track 1)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 8, 11)
Roger Pope (track 14)
Roger Pope (1971-08-09) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Dave Richmond (track 1)
Dee Murray (track 8)
David Glover (bass guitarist) (1971-08-09) (track 2)
membranophone:
Roger Pope (track 14)
tambourine:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 14)
guitar:
Colin Green (track 1)
bass:
Kenny Passarelli (Bass, piano) (track 14)
electric piano:
James Newton Howard (composer) (tracks 14–15)
vibraphone:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 15)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 8, 14)
Caleb Quaye (1971-08-09) (track 2)
steel guitar:
BJ Cole (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes electric piano]:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 14)
bongos:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 14)
piano:
Elton John (tracks 1, 8, 15)
Elton John (1971-08-09) (track 2)
accordion:
Carl Fortina (track 15)
accordion and strings arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 15)
12 string guitar:
Clive Hicks (track 1)
congas:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 14)
arranger:
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (track 8)
Nigel Olsson (track 8)
Curt Boettcher (track 14)
Cidny Bullens (American singer-songwriter) (track 14)
Kiki Dee (track 14)
Dee Murray (track 8)
Tony Burrows (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Roger Cook (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Lesley Duncan (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Dee Murray (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Nigel Olsson (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Barry St. John (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Terry Steele (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Liza Strike (1971-08-09) (track 2)
Sue Glover & Sunny Leslie (1971-08-09) (track 2)
composer:
Elton John (tracks 1–15)
conductor:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 15)
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
engineer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 15)
Robin Geoffrey Cable (tracks 1–2)
David Hentschel (track 8)
Mark Howlett (track 15)
guest vocals:
Kiki Dee (track 14)
lead vocals:
Elton John (tracks 1, 8, 11, 14–15)
Elton John (1971-08-09) (track 2)
lyricist:
Carte Blanche (aka. Bernie Taupin, Onions) (track 14)
Bernie Taupin (tracks 1–13, 15)
orchestrator:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 14)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (tracks 1–2, 8, 14–15)
John Stewart (UK music producer/recording engineer) (track 15)
vocals:
Elton John (track 14)
Kiki Dee (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
This Record Co. Ltd. (copyright holder) (2004) (track 11)
This Record Co. Ltd. (copyright holder) (2005) (track 11)
This Record Co. Ltd. (copyright holder) (2011) (track 11)
publisher:
Big Pig Music Ltd. (track 10)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) (tracks 4, 7–8)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) ( – ????) (track 1)
Rouge Booze, Inc. (track 15)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 10)
Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. (fka Dick James Music Ltd.) (tracks 1, 7)
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (track 8)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1971-08-09) (track 2)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 136) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 348) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 387) (track 2)
arrangements:
La parola piu difficile (translated) (track 15)
has revision:
is the basis for:
The Pitch (Spectacular Spectacular) (Moulin Rouge!) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Daniel (track 6)
Marv Albert Song (track 8)
Talk and I'll Walk (track 5)
Why Isn't Howard Stern On TV (parody version for Howard Stern show) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Daniel (Finnish) (track 6)
Kiviset kadut (track 7)
Sinun laulusi (track 1)
Sorry (Finnish) (track 15)
Tu canción (track 1)
later versions:
Daniel (track 6)
The end (track 8)
recording of:
Candle in the Wind (track 8)
Crocodile Rock (track 5)
Daniel (track 6)
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Elton John and Kiki Dee song) ( – ????) (track 14)
Honky Cat (track 3)
Island Girl (track 13)
Your Song (track 1)
Tiny Dancer (1971-08-09) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Commentary (Best of Blue) (track 15)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 1)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 3)
electric bass guitar:
David Paton (track 5)
Dee Murray (tracks 1–4, 8)
drums (drum set):
Dave Mattacks (track 5)
Jonathan Moffett (track 6)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 1)
Chuck Sabo (track 10)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2–4, 8)
Chuck Sabo (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
bass guitar:
Romeo Williams (track 6)
strings arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
synthesizer:
Elton John (tracks 2–3, 8)
Fred Mandel (track 5)
guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 4, 10)
Richie Zito (track 1)
Davey Johnstone (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 3)
bass:
Phil Spalding (track 10)
Phil Spalding (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
electric piano and synthesizer:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 2–3, 8)
Nik Kershaw (track 5)
brass arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
keyboard:
Elton John (tracks 4, 6)
Fred Mandel (track 6)
Guy Babylon (track 6)
piano:
Elton John (tracks 1–3)
grand piano and voice synthesizer:
Elton John (track 5)
additional programming:
Matthew Vaughn (English film producer) (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Pete Lewis (engineer) (tracks 9–10)
background vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
Davey Johnstone (tracks 2–6, 8)
George Michael (track 5)
Dee Murray (tracks 2–4, 8)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2–4, 8)
Rick Astley (English singer, songwriter and radio personality) (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
Gary Barlow (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
Kiki Dee (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
Davey Johnstone (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
Phil Spalding (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
composer:
Elton John (tracks 1–17)
Davey Johnstone (track 3)
conductor:
editor:
Adam Smalley (track 10)
engineer:
Stuart Epps (track 5)
Paula Jones (tracks 9–10)
David Nicholas (track 6)
guest performer:
LeAnn Rimes (US country & pop singer) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Elton John (tracks 1–6, 8, 10, 14)
Elton John (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (track 1)
Tim Rice (tracks 9–10, 14)
Bernie Taupin (tracks 2–8, 11–13, 15–16)
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 9–10)
orchestrator:
Bruce Fowler (Trombonist, played with Zappa) (track 10)
performer:
Elton John (track 14)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 5)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–10)
programming:
Guy Babylon (tracks 9–10)
Olle Romo (tracks 9–10)
recording engineer:
Renate Blauel (track 4)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3, 8)
vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Happenstance Ltd. (1982) (track 1)
Happenstance Ltd. (1989) (track 6)
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. (rights holders and distribution) (1994) (track 9)
William A. Bong Ltd. (1994) (track 10)
publisher:
Big Pig Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 3–6, 17)
Universal‐Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (tracks 1–8, 11–13, 15–17)
Wonderland Music Company, Inc. (1994) (track 10)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 2–3, 8)
recorded at:
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1982-02) (track 1)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1982-09) (track 8)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-03-07) (track 3)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-06-26) (track 2)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1984-04-19) (track 4)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Lion King by KB feat. Suzy Rock (track 10)
is the basis for:
Pinocchio (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ciclo sem fim (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Brazilian Portuguese version) (track 10)
Ciclo sem fim (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Portuguese version) (track 10)
De Levenscyclus (track 10)
Der ewige Kreis (track 10)
El ciclo de la vida (Circle of Life) (El rey león) (track 10)
Elämän tie (track 10)
Krąg życia (track 10)
L'amour brille sous les étoiles (Le Roi Lion) (track 9)
L’histoire de la vie (Le Roi Lion) (track 10)
愛を感じて (track 9)
part of:
De Leeuwenkoning (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Dutch version) (track 9)
Der König der Löwen (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, German version) (track 9)
El Rey León (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Spanish version) (track 9)
Król lew (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Polish version) (track 9)
Le Roi Lion (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, French version) (track 9)
Leijonakuningas (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Finnish version) (track 9)
O Rei Leão (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Brazilian Portuguese version) (track 9)
O Rei Leão (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Portuguese version) (track 9)
The Lion King (1994 film soundtrack) (tracks 9–10)
The Lion King (stage musical) (tracks 9–10)
The Lion King (Live in Prague) (track 10)
The Lion King (2019 film soundtrack) (tracks 9–10)
parts:
Nants' Ingonyama (track 10)
recording of:
Believe (track 11)
Blue Eyes (track 1)
Circle of Life (The Lion King) (track 10)
I Want Love (track 15)
Kiss the Bride (track 8)
Made in England (track 12)
Nikita (track 5)
Sacrifice (track 6)
Song for Guy (track 17)
The One (track 7)
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (The Lion King) (1993 – 1994) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 9)

Release

ASIN:CN: B00118L1JE [info]