- I've met Nicole Kidman, Elton John, loads of people.
[ Elton John Loads Met Nicole]
- I wore a lot of vintage clothing. I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat. I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be, so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy. I dressed up like Elton John a lot too. That was another period.
[ Another Card Clothing Cowboy Dress Dressed Elton Explorer Fantasies Had Hat John Little Lot Period Reporter These Too Up Vintage Wanted Wore]
- I won't apologize for ticket prices. I think we're well worth it. We consider ourselves in the elite touring acts, like the Stones, Elton John, Paul McCartney.
[ Acts Apologize Consider Elite Elton John Mccartney Ourselves Paul Prices Stones Think Ticket Touring Well Won Worth]
- I've always been into guitars... we want to put keyboards on, but keyboard players don't look cool onstage, they just keep their heads down. There has never been a cool keyboard player, apart from Elton John.
[ Always Apart Been Cool Down Elton Guitars Heads Into John Just Keep Keyboard Keyboards Look Never Onstage Player Players Put Their Want]
- Elton wanted a garden. They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing. And then they built a fountain for Elton. And he said, I was only joking!
[ Afternoon Building Built Elton Fountain Garden Joking Only Rehearsing Said Then Wanted Were While]
- Then, in 2000, John Reid, Elton John's former manager, asked me to audition for the stage version of The Graduate he was producing. So I worked on it, got the part, and after three weeks' rehearsal I was on stage!
[ After Asked Audition Elton Former Got Graduate John Manager Part Producing Rehearsal Reid Stage Then Three Version Weeks Worked]
- I listen to Billy Joel. He is fabulous. I saw him with Elton John when they toured together, it was so great.
[ Billy Elton Fabulous Great Him Joel John Listen Saw Together Toured]
- Oh, yeah, I've always thought of covering some of my influences like Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder.
[ Always Billy Covering Elton Influences Joel John Oh Some Stevie Thought Wonder Yeah]
- Elton John's opinion turned the label's opinion around, all in a day.
[ Around Day Elton John Label Opinion Turned]
- We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it.
[ Compose Composes Elton Example Give Great Half Hard Him Hour Including John Lyrics Make Makes Music Out Questions Song Suit Talent Very Whatever Worked Your]