Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Elton to Appear on The Graham Norton Show and The Today Show

Below are some of the highlights of Elton's promotion tour for his upcoming album, Wonderful Crazy Night.


TELEVISION:

COMING! The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 (ABC, February 21 at 8 pm EST)
A performance in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park: Circle of Life, from Disney’s The Lion King, and Wonderful Crazy Night.
COMING! Rai 1 (February 9) – Live broadcast on Italian TV of Elton’s appearance at the Sanremo Music Festival. Also broadcast on Rai 1 radio.
COMING! The Ellen DeGeneres Show (NBC, February 8, check for local time)
Tune in to watch an additional Elton performance not yet aired!
COMING! The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS, February 7 at 12:37 am EST)
Elton will join James for a brilliant edition of Carpool Karaoke which will air following the Super Bowl.
COMING! The Graham Norton Show (BBC One, February 5)
Elton chats with Graham and performs Blue Wonderful.
COMING! The Today Show (NBC, February 5 at 7 am EST)
Matt Lauer interviews Elton.
COMING! Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC, February 4 at 11:35 pm EST)
Tune in to watch an additional Elton performance not yet aired!
Jimmy Kimmel Live (January 18)
Elton made his second appearance on the ABC Television talk show. Check out Elton’s YouTube channel to see clips from the interview.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (January 18)
Elton joined Ellen on her talk show to catch up and perform The Bitch Is Back and Blue Wonderful.
RADIO:

COMING! SiriusXM: The Spectrum (February 4 at 5 pm EST) – Elton John Town Hall performance and audience Q+A.
COMING! Radio Capital (February 4 at 3 pm CET) – Exclusive Italian feature, with interview, on Wonderful Crazy Night.
COMING! BBC Radio 2: Ken Bruce Show (February 3 at 9:30 am GMT) – Elton performs an exclusive gig from the BBC’s Maida Vale studios. Expect new songs and classic hits.
COMING! KCRW: Morning Becomes Eclectic (February 3) – Elton plays Levon, Burn Down The Mission, Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters, Wonderful Crazy Night, Blue Wonderful, and Looking Up.
BBC Radio 6 Music (January 24) – A midday interview with Matt Everitt on The First Time With…, and the first play of Guilty Pleasure.
BBC Radio 4 (January 20) – An extended interview with John Wilson on Front Row at 7:15 pm.
REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS:

NEW! Rolling Stone magazine (February 11 issue)
Reviewer David Fricke awards Wonderful Crazy Night 4 stars in his review entitled “Elton Puts the Old Glitter Back On.”
NEW! Los Angeles Times
Randy Lewis’ feature on Wonderful Crazy Night quotes both Elton and Bernie.
NEW! New York Times: Arts & Leisure (in print on January 31)
Melena Ryzik speaks with Elton and Bernie about their new album in Elton John, Still Rocking Out (and Speaking Out) With a Flourish.
Record Collector (February issue)
Reviewer Max Bell gives Wonderful Crazy Night three stars – “Since he started hooking up with [producer] T Bone Burnett, Elton seems to have rediscovered his good taste button.”
Mojo (March 2016 issue)
Reviewer Mat Snow gives Wonderful Crazy Night four stars – “Forty years on, the piano playing pop colossus justifies the hype.”
Q magazine (March 2016 issue)
Reviewer John Aizlewood gives Wonderful Crazy Night three stars – “Clattering 33rd album from rejuvenated national treasure.”
Uncut (March 2016 issue)
Reviewer John Lewis gives Wonderful Crazy Night a 7 out of 10 – “Music legend continues his post-millenium form.”

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