Elton John concluded his farewell tour in Stockholm with his evergreen classic, ’Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’.
The 76-year old has won 5 Grammy Awards in his dynamic musical career of 5 decades. It is also estimated that he has had more than 4,600 performances, worldwide. “It’s been my lifeblood to play for you guys, and you’ve been absolutely magnificent,” he told the audience at Sweden’s Tele2 Arena.
The famed music master, entered the stage to a thunderous applause and began his grand finale concert shortly after 8 o’clock. He was dressed in a tailcoat adorned with shimmering rhinestones and flashed his signature huge red glasses.
He started with his timeless classic, ‘Bennie and the Jets’ and captivated the audience from the very first moment. Following that, he effortlessly transitioned into people favorites like, ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ and ‘I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues’.
The enthralled spectators, decked out in glittering blue and red glasses, clung to every melodic note as they were submerged in the hypnotic environment created by the music maestro. John’s piano prowess was as astounding as ever as his quick fingers danced across the keys with unmatched dexterity.
Each melody woven by the icon created a rich musical tapestry, transporting the audience on a nostalgic journey through his storied career. With his compelling stage presence and inimitable vocals, he evoked a wide range of emotions and re-awakened fond memories in the hearts of longtime fans and novices alike.