Elton John Gets Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Queens of the Stone Age for New Tribute Records
Miley Cyrus, Alessia Cara, Ed Sheeran, the Killers, Florence and the Machine, Sam Smith, and Mumford and Sons will also contribute
Published Mar 15, 2018Elton John recently announced plans for his farewell tour, but before he says goodbye to the live stage, the UK singer's work will be treated to two new compilations.
Dubbed Revamp and Restoration, the cover albums feature some of music's biggest stars, and they're both out April 6.
Revamp is billed as a pop record, featuring renditions of classic John songs. It opens with a version of "Bennie and the Jets" by John himself with P!nk and Logic, then goes on to deliver covers courtesy of Coldplay, Alessia Cara, Ed Sheeran, Florence and the Machine, Mumford and Sons, Mary J. Blige, Q Tip and Demi Lovato, the Killers, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, and even Queens of the Stone Age.
Restoration, meanwhile, boasts the who's who of the country charts with contributions from Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Don Henley and Vince Gill, Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack, Kacey Musgraves, Rhonda Vincent and Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus (again), Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash and Emmylou Harris, and Willie Nelson.
"'It's always a huge compliment when an artist loves your song enough to take the time and effort to rework it," John said in a statement. "As songwriters, Bernie [Taupin] and myself are thrilled when singers we admire and respect as much as those on Revamp & Restoration choose to add their own unique twist in the process. It means that our music is still relevant and ultimately that our songs continue to reach new audiences. We're humbled and thank them all for their generosity."
See the full star-studded tracklistings for Revamp and Restoration down below, and watch a trailer for the upcoming release. Both Restoration and Revamp are available for pre-order via MusicVaultz.
1. Elton John, P!nk, Logic – "Bennie and The Jets"
2. Coldplay – "We All Fall In Love Sometime"
3. Alessia Cara – "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues"
4. Ed Sheeran – "Candle In The Wind"
5. Florence And The Machine – "Tiny Dancer"
6. Mumford and Sons – "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
7. Mary J. Blige – "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word"
8. Q Tip feat. Demi Lovato – "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
9. The Killers – "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters"
10. Sam Smith – "Daniel"
11. Miley Cyrus – "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me"
12. Lady Gaga – "Your Song"
13. Queens of the Stone Age – "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
1. Little Big Town – "Rocket Man"
2. Maren Morris – "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters"
3. Don Henley and Vince Gill – "Sacrifice"
4. Brothers Osborne – "Take Me To The Pilot"
5. Miranda Lambert – "My Father's Gun"
6. Chris Stapleton – "I Want Love"
7. Lee Ann Womack – "Honky Cat"
8. Kacey Musgraves – "Roy Rogers"
9. Rhonda Vincent and Dolly Parton – "Please"
10. Miley Cyrus – "The Bitch Is Back"
11. Dierks Bentley – "Sad Songs (Say So Much)"
12. Rosanne Cash and Emmylou Harris – "This Train Don't Stop"
13. Willie Nelson – "Border Song"