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Elton John Carpool Karaoke

Elton John Carpool Karaoke


HOW YOU DOING? HAVE YOU LOOKED OUT THE WINDOW? IT IS POURING DOWN WITH RAIN,
AND PEOPLE IN L.A. JUST DON’T KNOW HOW TO DRIVE. IT’S CARNAGE OUT THERE. I NEED SOMEONE WHO CAN HELP ME
GET TO WORK. WELL, I’M ACTUALLY IN YOUR
GARAGE NOW. OH, YOU’RE A STAR. YOU’RE A LIFESAVER. I’LL SEE YOU IN TWO MINUTES. THANKS, MATE. OH! OH!>>MORNING.>>James: HEY, MAN.>>HOW ARE YOU?>>James: I’M GOOD. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS.>>YOU’RE WELCOME.>>James: HOW ARE YOU DOING?>>I’M ALL RIGHT. NICE DAY.>>James: IT’S HORRIBLE. IT IS HORRIBLE. CAN WE LISTEN TO SOME MUSIC? I’M NOT SURE WHAT’S ON THE
RADIO. LET’S FIND OUT. ♪ WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? ♪ IT’S A LITTLE BIT FUNNY
THIS FEELING INSIDE ♪ I’M NOT ONE OF THOSE WHO CAN
EASILY HIDE. ♪ MY GIFT IS MY SONG
AND THIS ONE’S FOR YOU. ♪
>>James: OH, THIS IS SO MUCH FUN! DISMOAT YOU CAN TELL EVERYBODY
THIS IS YOUR SONG ♪ IT MAY BE QUITE SIMPLE BUT
NOW THAT IT’S DONE ♪ I HOPE YOU DON’T MIND
I HOPE YOU DON’T MIND ♪ THAT I PUT DOWN INTO WORDS
HOW WONDERFUL LIFE IS WHILE YOU’RE IN THE WORLD ♪
>>James: I MEAN, WHEN YOU WRITE A SONG LIKE THAT, DO YOU
JUST KNOW THE SECOND IT’S FINISHED, THAT’S A HIT RECORD?>>WHEN I WROTE THAT IT WAS IN
1970. AND MY PARENTS HAD AN APARTMENT
IN NORTH LONDON. BENNY CAME TO ME WITH THE LYRIC
AND I TOOK IT INTO THE LIVING ROOM EYE READ IT THROUGH AND
WENT, “GOD, THIS IS AMAZING” FOR AN 18-YEAR-OLD TO WRITE THIS
LYRIC. AND I PLAYED IT TO HIM, AND WHEN
I FINISHED PLAYING I THINK WE BOTH REALIZED THIS WAS A HUGE
STEP FORWARD IN OUR SONGWRITING. ♪ IF YOU THINK THIS HOPE WILL
EVER WIN ♪ LOOK AT ME I’M COMING BACK
AGAIN ♪ I GOT A TASTE OF LOVE IN A
SIMPLE WAY. WAY
♪ DON’T YOU KNOW I’M STILL STANDING BETTER THAN I EVER DID
♪ I’M LOOKING LIKE A TRUE SURVIVOR
FEELING LIKE A LITTLE KID ♪ I’M STILL STANDING
AFTER THIS TIME ♪ PICKING UP THE PIECES OF MY
LIFE WITHOUT YOU ON MY MIND ♪ I’M STILL STANDING
YEAH, YEAH, YEAH ♪ I’M STILL STANDING
YEAH, YEAH, YEAH ♪>>James: I NEVER KNEW YOU
WERE SUCH A DANCER.>>ARLENE SAID I WAS THE WORST
DANCER SHE EVER WORKED WITH.>>James: NO! IS THAT WHY YOU USED TO GO SO
FLAMBOYANT IN YOUR DRESS?>>YES.>>James: BECAUSE THERE WERE–
YOU HAVE HAD SOME AMAZING LOOKS OVER THE YEARS.>>WELL, YOU KNOW, I WAS NEVER A
LEAD VOCALIST, NOT LIKE JAGGER OR BOWIE. I ALWAYS PLAYED THE PIANO. AND I WASN’T, YOU KNOW, A SEX
SYMBOL. SO I HAD FUN WITH MY OUTFITS. AND I JUST WENT FOR IT
♪ I REMEMBER WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG ME AND SUSIE HAD SO MUCH FUN
♪ HOLDING HANDS AND SKIMMING STONES
♪ HAD AN OLD GOLD CHEVY AND A PLACE OF MY OWN
♪ BUT THE BIGGEST KICK I EVER GOT
♪ WAS DOING A THING CALLED THE CROCODILE ROCK
♪ WHILE THE OTHER KIDS WERE ROCKIN” ‘ROUND THE CLOCK
♪ WE WERE HOPPING AND BOBBING TO THE CROCODILE ROCK
ROCK ♪ LAAAA! LA-LA-LA
♪ LA-LA-LA ♪ OH, YEAH LA-LA-LA♪
>>James: SO MUCH OF YOUR LIFE– AND I THINK IT HAS BEEN
ABOUT SORT OF EXCESS IN THAT–>>, OF COURSE,.>>James: EVEN WHEN YOU GO
SHOPPING–>>I’VE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO HAVE
ONE OF EVERYTHING.>>James: DON’T YOU BUY FOUR
COPYES OF EVERY RECORD?>>I BUY– YES– I BUY USUALLY
FOUR COPIES, ONE FOR THE HOUSE HERE, ONE FOR THE HOUSE IN
FRANCE, ONE FOR THE HOUSE IN ENGLAND, AND ONE FOR THE PLACE
IN ATLANTA.>>James: YOU KNOW YOU CAN
JUST HAVE AN iPHONE.>>I DON’T HAVE A PHONE.>>James:
>>James: HOW HAVE YOU NOT GOT A PHONE?>>James: WHAT DO YOU DO?>>THERE’S SOMEBODY AROUND ME. THERE’S USUALLY A SECURITY
PERSON WAY PHONE. I DO HAVE AN iPAD.>>James: SO RIGHT NOW, I
COULD LEGITIMATELY KIDNAP YOU AND YOU WOULDN’T BE ABLE TO CALL
ANYONE.>>I’VE BEEN WANTING YOU TO DO
THAT ♪ LOOKING BACK
SHE JUST LAUGHS ♪ THE BOULEVARD IS NOT THAT BAD
HOLD ME CLOSER TINY DANCER ♪ YOU HAVE THE HEADLIGHTS ON THE
HIGHWAY ♪ LAY ME DOWN
I HAD A BUSY DAY TODAY ♪>>James: LET’S FACE IT, YOU
HAVE HAD SOME TANTRUMS IN YOUR TIME.>>YES.>>James: BECAUSE THERE ARE SO
MANY STORIES AND YOU NEVER KNOW WHICH ARE TRUE. WHICH IS THE ONE YOU LOOK BACK
ON AND GO, “OKAY, THAT WAS A TANTRUM.”>>I HAD BEEN UP FOR A COUPLE
DAYS AT THE INN ON THE PARK IN PARK LANE IN LONDON, AND I WAS
STILL UP AT 11:00 IN THE OFFICE, AND I CALLED THE OFFICE, AND I
SAID, “ROBERT, IT’S FAR TOO WINDY HERE, CAN YOU DO SOMETHING
ABOUT IT ??? AND I COULD IMAGINE HIM PUTTING HIS HAPPENED OVER
THE RECEIVER, “HE’S FINALLY LOST IT. IT’S TOO WINDY. CAN YOU DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.” IT WASN’T A TANTRUM BUT AS
REALITY GOES IT’S PRETTY FAR OFF THE CHART GLZ BUT IS IT
DIFFICULT NOW THAT YOU’RE A FATHER IF THEY THROW A TANTRUM?>>I LOVE IT. I HAVEN’T HAD ONE SECOND IN
ZACHARY OR ALIJA’S LIFE WHERE I FELT THEY GOT ON MY NERVES. I CAN’T BELIEVE I’M IN THE CAR
TELLING YOU THIS BECAUSE IF 10 YEARS AGO YOU TOLD ME I’D BE
TELLING YOU THIS I WOULD SAY YOU WERE CRAZY. I THOUGHT I WAS TOO OLD TO BE A
DAD. AND NOW I’M NOT TOO OLD TO BE A
DAD. YOU’RE NOT TOO OLD TO DO
ANYTHING. THEY HAVE CHANGED MY LIFE
COMPLETE COMPLOOETLY ♪ DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON
ME ♪ ALTHOUGH I SEARCHED MYSELF
IT’S ALWAYS SOMEONE ELSE I SEE ♪ I JUST ALLOW A FRAGMENT OF
YOUR LIFE ♪ TO WANDER FREE
TO WANDER FREE ♪ LOSING EVERYTHING
IS LIKE THE SUN GOING DOWN ON ME ♪
>>James: MR. ELTON JOHN!>>MR. GEORGE MICHAEL. MR. JAMES CORDEN. MY FUTURE HUSBAND! YEAH! ♪ OH, DON’T LET THE SUN
GO DOWN ON ME ♪ OH, NO
ALTHOUGH I SEARCH MYSELF IT’S ALWAYS SOMEONE ELSE I SEE
♪ I JUST ALLOW A FRAGMENT OF YOUR LIFE
♪ TO WANDER FREE WANDER FREE BABY
♪ BUT LOSING EVERYTHING IS LIKE THE SUN GOING DOWN
ON ME ♪ ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).>>James: OH, MY GOD. I MEAN, IF I COULD TELL MY
12-YEAR-OLD SELF I WOULD BE DOING THIS IN MY LIFE, HIS HEAD
WOULD EXPLODE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING ME
GET TO WORK. I TRULY APPRECIATE IT.

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100 thoughts on “Elton John Carpool Karaoke

  1. James has literally one of the beset jobs in the world just doing carpool karaoke's. I love when the featuring artist gets impressed by James like you can see them sometimes look at James like "holy fuck this guy can sing!!" James has watched the duet of Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me with George Michael too many times :p

  2. I had the "Yellow Brick Road" album, (yes album) lol. Great memories. Please do carpool karaoke with ELO'S Jeff Lynne.

  3. Love Sir Elton John’s sense of humor. Have all his records and CDs, and continually listen to them when traveling in my car. Sir, you rock!

  4. You have no idea how much Elton John’s music helped me through my life! I can’t wait for his final concert tour here in Vancouver!! Thank you for this

  5. I understand what Elton was saying. As a kid I associated Elton John as a piano player. The older I got and really listened to his music is when it finally clicked…. this motherfucker can sing! And wow, what an amazing vocalist he is.

  6. If Elton John was getting into my car I would ask him to come into the backseat with me if you know what I mean people I'm trying to be ladylike but I just cannot help it Isle of Elton John I've been loving and listening to him 47 years yes I know he's married to David I understand that but if you wasn't married to David and if he got in my car I would ask him to the back seat and Rumble in the Jungle I just love Elton Elton if you're watching is I cannot help it but I love you so much you're such a good man a kind-hearted men and understanding in all you do for the people with the AIDS and HIV all the money you donate for eggs and HIV research in the end people you do for the lesbian gay transgender bisexual Community I hope I said it right I'm not gay or lesbian I look at you you watches one beautiful looking man don't ever say you're not a good looking man my Elton you so beautiful you are just so beautiful that song that Joe Cocker sing you are so beautiful I sent that to you but I'm not going to cuz I'm not a good singer but that is the song if I was to sing a song to you Elton That's So Into You you are so beautiful and you are my Elton I love you Elton Elton

  7. The driver in the video is so lucky close Elton touched him on the shoulder oh my God if Elton did that to me I would never wash that shirt again or blouse put it in a bag or frame it and keep it forever and ever with elton's beautiful hand print on it that's how much I love Elton I'm still standing

  8. I also love when they were singing I'm still standing Elton and goes bom Bidi Bom Bom Bidi Bom Bom cover skilled that was really cute that's my Elton he's so cute excuse me I did not take cover skilled okay she folks you have to understand I have to use the microphone because my fingers are too pudgy to use the keyboard so some words get in there that don't belong there cuz my smartphone evidently doesn't understand a bronx accent so please forgive me if there's any words that do not belong in there okay I'm still standing and I love my Elton I'm still standing

  9. Elton you say you weren't a sex symbol well if you don't know me and my friends I've been loving you listening to you for 47 years now you was sexy then it was sexy and in the eighties you was sexy in the 90s and you still sexy Elton you are a hot and you shut your babe and David oh my God David she's so lucky to have you I love you Elton I'm still standing still standing

  10. MAYBE TIME..guests chose some songs..some NOT their own..some that moved THEM as much as theirs US. Imagine Elton: Hey Jude or..Imagine? Stevie Wonder: If I Can Dream by Elvis or Kelly Clarkson: One by U2.
    …I dunno..just a thought.

  11. Из России с любовью! Очень нравится ваше шоу. Вы лучший в мире!!! From Russia with love. Iove your show. You're the best. Love.

  12. Honestly, I have RARELY heard him (ELTON) in this fashion, and quite frankly, why don’t you, James Corden just be quiet for a bit. We know you can sing, let him sing by himself FOR ONCE. You should use this as a format for asking questions, like you do, do MORE OF THAT, and SING LESS. And PLEASE Don’t sing LOUDER than your guest, that is SO RUDE. Just saying.

  13. He said i wasn't like Bowie or Jagger and didn't mentioned Freddie

    Freddie and Elton: don't looking back, only forward
    Wow

  14. God, he's so fun! Yay! He doesn't have a phone! LOL! [good, I won't be in such a hurry to get one, on top of already not being in a hurry to get one].

  15. my grandfather said at a party he was at in the 70’s a girls picked up his first record and said “this guy is gonna be famous one day”

  16. How come this man never performed in Superbowl?

    Cmon NFL. Make the call and stop with those mickey mouse mtv celebrities

  17. Make a deal with Simon of America’s Got Talent when a singer wins that year or what ever is appropriate. So that one the prizes in not only the million dollars but an opportunity of being on the Carpool Karaoke! But don’t make it available until you know what kind of act it is going to be, such as a solo act or that others can fit into the back seat!

    To me it seems that every time I watch CK it puts a smile on my face! Amazing show to say the least!

  18. You can tell it brings Elton joy to see others sing, look up him and Miley at the awards, him and egerton (plays him in movie) look how he looks at James.

  19. i only knew elton john by name before watching rocketman and now i am obsessed with him and his songs. this is the proper response to rocketman, right? c

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