An in-depth exploration of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s extensive catalogue including early rarities and deep cuts personally curated by Elton. The release the fans have been waiting for. With an eye watering amount of previously unheard and unreleased tracks this is a treasure trove for Elton John fans. The eight disc box set is a beautiful hardcover book with discs housed in the back, wrapped in an outer slipcase. The collection spans the period 1965 to 2019. In addition to the 8 disc box set there will also be 3 set of vinyl collections: the 4LP Deep Cuts, 3LP Rarities and B-Sides and 2LP And This Is Me. Over 60 tracks previously unreleased.
8CD Disc Guide
Discs 1 and 2: Deep Cuts – A selection of personal favourites, curated by Elton. The box set book includes a track by track written commentary by Elton John with Alexis Petridis.
Discs 3, 4 and 5: Rarities 1965 -1971 – Elton’s much sought-after 1960s and early 1970s demos and music that cemented the foundations of the iconic John-Taupin writing partnership. The compelling, previously unreleased, missing piece in his illustrious story. Daryl Easlea narrates this fascinating story with contributions from those who were there at the time.
Discs 6 and 7: B Sides 1976-2005 – Flipsides, never before compiled together. Those B-Side gems that are now given another chance to sparkle – many never previously available digitally.
Disc 8: And This Is Me . . . – To coincide with the release of the updated paperback edition of Me, the final collection celebrates the songs mentioned by name by Elton in his acclaimed book, closing Jewel Box with the 2020 Academy Award winning (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again.