Elton John is celebrating his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour’ with a new book that will arrive this fall. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life on Tour’ will be released on September 24. Elton’s ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour’ kicked off on September 8, 2018, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and featured a total of 330 concerts before it wrapped up on July 8, 2023, in Stockholm, Sweden.
According to a statement, ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life on Tour’ will offer readers “an epic visual journey” documenting the the tour and will also will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at various aspects of the trek, including John’s Gucci-designed wardrobe, the detailed stage design, and the celebrities who attended the shows. Among the memorabilia featured in the book are posters, sketches, and postcards from John’s personal archives. In addition, the book will highlight memorable moments on tour including the last U.S. concerts at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in November 2022, and Elton’s performance at the U.K.’s Glastonbury Festival in June 2023. The book also includes a foreword written by John’s husband and manager, David Furnish, who was the creative director of the tour.
John said of the book on his socials: “I am incredibly excited to announce my new book, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life On Tour”, which goes behind the scenes on my final tour, from Allentown, PA, to Stockholm, Sweden and everywhere in between. It’s been a beautiful journey creating this book and remembering the people and places that shaped an incredible chapter in my life. As well as the stories and memories, not just from this tour but from throughout my career, I’ve included unreleased photography and memorabilia that I hope give you never-before-seen insights of my life on the road. I can’t wait to share it with you all on 24 September. Rocket Club members and those buying through my official store will receive their copy two weeks early, so head to store.eltonjohn.com to pre-order your copy now.”
Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life on Tour can be pre-ordered now at the link: here.
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