Elton John has revealed that he is looking forward to retiring after his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour so that he can spend time with his two sons, Zachary, 10, and Elijah, eight.
The 74-year-old singer is about to end his tour in 2023 and said why he takes the time to hand over his microphone in an interview NME.
Receiving The Big Reed cover, Elton stated that he had enough jetting around the world and during the interview, Ed Sheeran was jokingly called a ‘f*****g big mouth’ for his Christmas song. Before the mystery can be uncovered. Month.
Next Chapter: Elton John has revealed he is looking forward to retiring after his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour so that he can spend time with his two sons, Zachary, 10, and Elijah, eight.
Speaking about his world tour, Elton said: ‘At the moment I’m supposed to be in the summer, in 2023, by which time I’ll be 76 – and that’s it, baby. I can’t wait to do it and have a good time, and I can’t wait to finish and say, ‘No more – I’ve had enough.’
‘I’ll record and I’ll do my radio show, but as far as learning and doing shows? I have enough applause. I want to be with my family. I want to be with my boys.
‘I’ll still be creative, but I don’t want to spend the rest of my life flying here, flying there. I can’t do more than what I’ve done now and save for whatever it may be, it’s for me.’
The music icon even called Ed Sheeran a ‘f****** big mouth’ for revealing the mystery of his Christmas song in an interview with a Dutch radio station earlier this month.
Last month, Elton postponed the European and UK leg of his tour until 2023, after a fall.
The music legend revealed that he was in “extreme pain” after suffering a hip injury and was advised to undergo an operation “as soon as possible”.
As a result, the 2021 dates will now be delayed by two years, while Elton is focused on a full recovery.
But the singer keeps busy and talks about how Ed spoke about their Christmas duet in a recent interview.
‘I want to be with my boys’: Star looks forward to some quality family time with her kids Zachary, 10, and Elijah, eight
Speaking with longtime friend Ed about his upcoming festive track, he told the magazine: ‘Yeah, he let the cat out of the bag, didn’t he?’
‘I took an oath of secrecy and then big mouth f*****g Sheeran went to the Netherlands! It has to come out – we haven’t finished it yet, so there’s still work to be done.’
He then joked with graphic designer and YouTuber Mark Ian Hoyle about fighting it out for the number one Christmas spot, otherwise known as Ladbaby.
‘We’ve got to deal with the Sausage Roll Man, right? We have LadBaby to deal with! Once we hit that, we may have a clear path to the hit record. They seem to have a monopoly on Christmas records. And good for him!’
Showman: The 74-year-old singer is about to end her tour in 2023 and said why the time feels right to hand her her microphone in an interview with NME (pictured 2019 in Spain)
The Rocketman songwriter, who often talks openly about being an entertainer in the LGBTQ+ community, also spoke to the magazine about LGBTQ+ star Lil Nas X, whom he called a “breath of fresh air.”
Despite the hip-hop artist responding to criticism over his ‘satanic’ sneakers in a recent Monteiro (Call Me By Your Name) music video, Elton John revealed that the star has his full support.
‘In a culture of hip-hop where it can be very homophobic, suddenly he was doing it’ [the songs] Monteiro and Industry Baby. You watch the video and go, ‘F*****g hell! this is incredible!’ I loved every second of it because it takes a ball of steel, as I’ve told it.
‘Breathe of fresh air’: Despite criticism over his ‘satanic’ sneakers in Montero (Call Me By Your Name) music video, Elton John reveals he has full support for Lil Nas X
‘I just admire her so much – she …