Elton John & Leon Russell - The Union
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Based on 13 reviews
2010 Ratings: #204 / 867
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Based on 9 ratings
October 19, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Decca / Label
Pop Rock, Blues / Genres
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Elton John, Leon Russell / Featured Artists
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The last album in Elton's catalog I planned on listening to and I'm glad I did. This was a complete surprise for me as the further into Elton's discography I got the less I expected. After Too Low for Zero there wasn't much left to look forward to, and with this being a collab album I had no idea what to expect, but both Elton and Leon kill this album. There is not one bad song on the entire record, every track has something to love whether its the singing by Elton or Leon, the songwriting by ... read more
You might not have expected much, like me, being that neither were in a career-high and their styles, other than both piano-driven, didn't have much similarity. This LP, however brought Elton out of a creative slump and proved to be Leon's best collection since his debut LP.
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Track List

  1. If It Wasn't For Bad
  2. Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes
  3. Hey Ahab
  4. Gone To Shiloh
  5. Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
  6. There's No Tomorrow
  7. Monkey Suit
  8. The Best Part Of The Day
  9. A Dream Come True
  10. When Love Is Dying
  11. I Should Have Sent Roses
  12. Hearts Have Turned To Stone
  13. Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)
  14. In The Hands Of Angels
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