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Elton John Performs One-Off Show With PNAU In Sydney

by Paul Cashmere on November 18, 2012

in Live,News

Sir Elton John performed a special one-off show with PNAU in Sydney on Friday.

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PNAU at Noise11.com photo by Ros O'Gorman

Earlier this year Elton John and PNAU released the ‘Good Morning To The Night’ album featuring reinventions of the Elton back catalogue by PNAU.

Elton gave full licence to PNAU to recreate his music any way they wanted and then removed himself from the creative process.

The resulting album was a total reinvention of classic and obscure Elton John material from 1970 to 1975.

The first half of the Sydney show was Elton solo followed by the first ever public performance of Elton John Vs PNAU.

The setlist for Sydney, Friday November 16, 2013 was:

The One (from The One, 1992)
Sixty Years On (from Elton John, 1970)
I Need You To Turn To (from Elton John, 1970)
The Greatest Discovery (from Elton John, 1970)
Border Song (from Elton John, 1970)
Your Song (from Elton John, 1970)
Levon (from Madman Across The Water, 1971)
Tiny Dancer (from Madman Across The Water, 1971)
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters (from Honky Chateau, 1972)
I’m Still Standing (from Too Low For Zero, 1983)
Believe (from Made In England, 1994)
Daniel (from Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player, 1973)
Rocket Man (from Honky Chateau, 1972)
I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues
Someone Saved My Life Tonight (from Captain Fantastic, 1975)
Never Too Old (from The Union, 2010)
Philadelphia Freedom (single, 1975)
Nikita (from Ice On Fire, 1985)
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (from Caribou, 1974)
Take Me To The Pilot (from Elton John, 1970)
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (from Blue Moves, 1976)
Candle In The Wind (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)
Bennie and the Jets (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)
Waltzing Matilda/Crocodile Rock (trad/from Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player, 1973)

Elton John vs PNAU
Sad (from Good Morning To The Night, 2012)
Good Morning To The Night (from Good Morning To The Night, 2012)
Phoenix (from Good Morning To The Night, 2012)
Telegraph To The Afterlife (from Good Morning To The Night, 2012)
Are You Ready For Love (from Good Morning To The Night, 2012)

Remaining dates on the Elton John Australian tour are
November 18 (tonight), Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
November 20, Launceston. Silverdome

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