Songs from the West Coast is the twenty-seventh studio album by British singer-songwriter Elton John, released worldwide on 1 October 2001. Many critics have said that this album brought him back to his piano-based musical roots.
"Funky Notes from the West Coast" collects some of the finest soul-jazz, funk and soul released by Capitol/EMI.
One of the Blue Note's best-selling reissues, "Funky Notes" includes tracks like "She's My Summer Breeze" by the Reflections, Maze's "While I'm Alone," A Taste of Honey's "I Love You" and Gene Harris' "Losalamitoslatinfunklovesong."
Worthwhile for any fan of jazzy, funky soul.
Ever since 2001's Songs from the West Coast, Elton John and his longtime collaborator, Bernie Taupin, have been deliberately and unapologetically chasing their glory days of the early '70s, but nowhere have they been as candid in evoking those memories as they are on 2006's The Captain & the Kid, the explicitly stated sequel to 1975's masterpiece Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy…
Greatest Hits 1970-2002 is a nearly flawless double-disc set commemorating Elton John's three-decade career. Disc one features what may arguably be John's most essential work: Seeing songs such as "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "Candle in the Wind," and "Bennie and the Jets" – not to mention "Your Song," "Rocket Man," and "Tiny Dancer" – lined up back to back reaffirms just how diverse, and yet universal, his songwriting talent is…
Special UK edition 3CD set contains limited edition bonus CD and 40 page booklet. The bonus CD features 'Levon', 'Border Song', 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds', 'Pinball Wizard', 'True Love' (with Kiki Dee), 'Live Like Horses' (with Luciano Pavarotti), 'I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That', 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down' (with George Michael) & 'Your Song' (with Alessandro Safina). Remastered. Tri-fold digipak.