The 76-year-old vocalist is because of title on the Pyramid Stage at Commendable Homestead in Pilton, Somerset on Sunday 25 June. Talking in a meeting, The Rocket Man vocalist said that the celebration was the “crème de la crème” and that he felt somewhat “scared.”
Sir Elton John performs on stage during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road show at the O2 Arena in London
Sir Elton John has promised special guests and a different setlist when he performs at Glastonbury in his last-ever UK gig next month, while admitting he feels “intimidated” to be headlining the famous festival.
The 76-year-old artist is because of title on the Pyramid Stage at Commendable Homestead in Pilton, Somerset, on Sunday 25 June.
On Tuesday, Sir Elton addressed BBC Radio 2’s Scott Plants, sharing insights concerning his forthcoming set and portraying the approaching show as the “crème de la crème.”
He said: “I have played celebrations, and have truly appreciated them.
“Obviously Glastonbury is the crème de la crème.
“To be completely forthright with you, it’s whenever I’ve first been approached to play it.”
Sir Elton said the celebration has come at the “ideal opportunity” and that it was the ideal way to “close down”.
He proceeded: “It’s simply come with impeccable timing. I’m an extraordinary devotee to good fortune and destiny – this is the most great method for closing down in Britain.
“They’ve been great. Emily’s [Eavis, celebration co-organiser] been fabulous.”
‘I’m somewhat threatened’
The craftsman likewise conceded that he was “somewhat threatened”.
“I’m somewhat, not scared, yet I’m somewhat threatened by it since I haven’t played there, I haven’t been there,” he said.
The music legend likewise said his Glastonbury execution would incorporate shock visitors and a “entirely different” setlist to the remainder of his goodbye visit.
Sir Elton was affirmed as the principal main event in December 2022.
At the hour of the declaration, Glastonbury co-coordinator Ms Eavis said in a proclamation: “It gives me huge joy to tell you that the unrivaled Elton John will make his very first Glastonbury appearance, featuring the Pyramid Stage on the Sunday night one year from now.
“This will be the last UK show of Elton’s last at any point visit, so we will be shutting the Celebration and denoting this colossal second in both of our accounts with the mother of all farewells.”
She added: “We are so extremely glad to at last bring the Rocket Man to Commendable Cultivate!”
What melodies could Sir Elton John play at Glastonbury this year?
Indeed, it very well may be difficult to foresee which melodies the legend will play – yet here are a portion of his past setlists as indicated by Setlist FM.
During his Goodbye Yellow Block Street World Visit at the O2 Field in London, here are the tunes Sir Elton performed as of late:
- Bennie and the Planes
- Philadelphia Opportunity
- I Suppose That is The reason They Call It the Blues
- Line Tune
- Little Artist
- Show Kindness toward the Crook
- Rocket Man (I Believe Being a Long, Long Time is Going)
- Take Me to the Pilot
- Somebody Saved My Life This evening
- Candle in the Breeze
- Memorial service for a Companion/Love Untruths Dying
- Torch the Mission
- Miserable Tunes (Say To such an extent)
- Try not to Allow the Sun to go Down on Me
- The Bitch Is Back
- I’m Actually Standing
- Crocodile Rock
- Saturday Night’s Okay for Battling
- Cold Heart
- Your Tune
- Farewell Yellow Block Street
The singer’s 300-plus date worldwide run is due to conclude this summer and will mark his retirement from touring after more than 50 years on the road.
“As the end of my Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour comes into view, there is no more fitting way to say goodbye to my British fans,” The Rocket Man singer said, after his Glastonbury announcement.