Elton John Postpones ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour Shows After Hip Injury

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LONDON (AP) — Elton John claims he is postponing European dates on his globe tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an hurt hip.

The 74-yr-outdated singer-songwriter experienced been due to perform towns in Britain and Europe this year as section of the Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour, adopted by reveals in the U.S. in 2022.

But he claimed a drop on a difficult surface area in late summer months experienced still left him in pain.

He said in a statement on Thursday that “despite intense physio and expert remedy, the pain has ongoing to get worse and is main to raising complications relocating. I have been advised to have an operation as shortly as feasible to get me back to total physical fitness and make guaranteed there are no lengthy-phrase issues.”

He said that “it is with wonderful unhappiness and a major heart that I am forced to reschedule the 2021 dates of my Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour in Europe and the Uk to 2023.”

He promised admirers that “the exhibits will return to the highway future calendar year and I will make absolutely sure they are far more than well worth the hold out.”

John reported he prepared to start out the U.S. leg of the tour in January 2022 in New Orleans.

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