Editors' Notes Elton John’s 23rd album is a showcase of the qualities that made him great in the ’70s: beautiful melodies, pop songcraft perfection, musical virtuosity, and empathy in Bernie Taupin’s narrative-driven lyrics. It’s filled with mature themes too—the blues-y “Runaway Train” (with Eric Clapton), the pop-hypnotic “Simple Life,” and the R&B-fueled “Sleeping With the Past” all tell of Elton’s new-found sobriety and clarity on life. The title song is a sweeping ode to finding one’s own spiritual twin, which sets the tone for the entire album.

SONG
Simple Life
1
6:26
 
The One
2
5:53
 
Sweat It Out
3
6:38
 
Runaway Train (feat. Eric Clapton)
4
5:22
 
Whitewash Country
5
5:30
 
The North
6
5:15
 
When a Woman Doesn't Want You
7
4:55
 
Emily
8
4:58
 
On Dark Street
9
4:43
 
Understanding Women
10
5:03
 
The Last Song
11
3:33
 
Suit of Wolves
12
5:48
 
Fat Boys and Ugly Girls
13
4:14
 

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