Posted in: What's New | No Comments | November 13, 2021
The forthcoming release of ‘Elton: Jewel Box’, an unrivalled collection containing 148 songs spanning 1965 to 2019 on 8CD, 4LP, 3LP, & 2LP.
The ultimate exploration into Elton’s extensive back catalogue, ‘Elton: Jewel Box’ covers deep cuts, rarities from the earliest stages of his and Bernie Taupin’s musical journey, B‐side spanning 30 years and songs discussed in his bestselling, critically acclaimed 2019 memoir ‘Me’.
The 8 CD boxset of buried treasures comes in a beautiful hardcover book with the discs housed in the back, all wrapped in an outer slipcase. Each section comes accompanied with extensive notes including a track‐by‐track commentary by Elton for Deep Cuts.
Discs 1 & 2: Deep Cuts – A selection of personal favourites, curated by Elton. The box set book includes a track by track written commentary by Elton John with Alexis Petridis.
Discs 3, 4 and 5: Rarities 1965 ‐1971 – Elton’s much sought‐after 1960s and early 1970s demos and music that cemented the foundations of the iconic John‐Taupin writing partnership. The compelling, previously unreleased, missing piece in his illustrious story. Daryl Easlea narrates this fascinating story with contributions from those who were there at the time.
Discs 6 &7: B Sides 1976‐2005 – Flipsides, never before compiled together. Those B‐Side gems that are now given another chance to sparkle – many never previously available digitally.
Disc 8: And This Is Me . . . – To coincide with the release of the updated paperback edition of Me, the final collection celebrates the songs mentioned by name by Elton in his acclaimed book, closing Jewel Box with the 2020 Academy Award winning (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again.
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