Elton John paid a tearjerking tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by tune.
Hours after Her Majesty died at age 96 at Balmoral Fort in Scotland, the British singer took the stage throughout his Farewell Yellow Brick Highway Tour cease in Toronto, Canada, on Sept. 8. Elton addressed the gang saying, “Effectively in fact you recognize at present we had the saddest information in regards to the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.”
He continued, “She was an inspiring presence to be round and I have been round her and she or he was implausible. She led the nation by a few of our best and darkest moments with grace, decency and a real care and heat.”
Throughout his remarks, the “Tiny Dancer” singer mirrored on the late sovereign’s life and legacy. “I am 75—she’s been with me all my life and I really feel very unhappy that she will not be with me anymore,” Elton defined. “I am glad she’s at peace, and I am glad she’s at relaxation, and she or he deserves it as a result of she’s labored bloody onerous.”