General: Top 7 theme: Elton John

Submitted by admin on 8 September, 2006 - 9:19am

This is going to be an amazing show - I can't wait, Elton rocks!

Here's a list of his hit singles (I just don't want Candle in the Wind - either version - sung.)

Interestingly enough, Elton John has an album coming out a day after this episode will screen in NZ called "The Captain and The Kid". Will be interesting to see if Dom or the judges mention this.

The Captain and The Kid

Elton will be touring Australia from November 26-December 11 and tickets go on sale a couple of days before this show will air.

It will be even cooler if Elton John has a message to the Idol contestants. By the way, Elton's label is Universal, a hint as to the future NZ Idol label?

Elton is no stranger to competitions like Idol - he entered a song for the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969, called "Can't Go On (Living Without You)". But, um, it came sixth of six songs. Elton has also been a guest judge on American Idol.

Were you surprised with the

Were you surprised with the Elton John theme?It was the most ridiculous theme I'd ever heard, considering there were five girls in the competition. I'd like to see Ben and Matt sing Tina Turner or Aretha Franklin or something, you know what I mean? It was craziness!

HAH becks agrees with me

http://www.nzidol.co.nz/story.php?section_id=4&story_id=62

yea i have to agree with you

yea i have to agree with you there...that was the most ridiculous theme and i so agree to see Ben and Matt sing Tina Turner or Aretha Franklin or something

Did anybody else notice Ben

Did anybody else notice Ben doing a "Steve" on the show last night?!! ;)

No, can't say I saw a bean

No, can't say I saw a bean on stage. :P

No, he did the same "ignore

No, he did the same "ignore the audience" move that Steve did last year, ie, he totally followed the camera when it went right round behind him, and turned his back on the audience! :(

Yeah I know. I wondered if

Yeah I know. I wondered if he'd get told by the judges like Steve did. But still, there's an audience at home too. I really don't have a problem with it.

It's just a bit odd though

It's just a bit odd though when Steve gets called up about it but somehow Ben gets away with it! :(

I thought that looked

I thought that looked awesome!  It was so much more interesting that just the wider angles.  People pick the weirdest things to get all :-( about!!

Yeah but we know they're not

Yeah but we know they're not always consistent.

haha hey dudes just read ur

haha hey dudes just read ur post. yeh what a theif stealing my move lol!!! last year nigel (the director) told me to do that move and john stevens ripped me out about it....but what u didnt hear through the crews ear pieces throughout the studio was an almitey, "you F&*%# &^$#@" from nigel who was out in the truck aimed directly at john after he made the comment!! most the comment was actually edited from the show and nigel was pretty gutted that i copped the flack for sumthin that was his idea. at the end of the day its a tv show and ur tryin to connect with the voters, there r 400ppl in the studio and potentially 4mill that could be watching at home(we kno there arent), so why not spend a few seconds in a performance catering for those ppl....neways, i would say the judges wouldv been warned this year not to comment maybe haha. and i liked the move so meh! it was quite a bit of fun drama over the situation for a day or so tho so it kept us entertained haha. nigel is a legend and he trys to mix it up a bit to maybe help us out as he wouldv been doing with ben. peace 

there are 400ppl in the

there are 400ppl in the studio and potentially 4mill that could be watching at home(we kno there arent), so why not spend a few seconds in a performance catering for those ppl
My thoughts exactly. :D I was just like pfft at him for that comment. heh

LOL - thanks for clarifying

LOL - thanks for clarifying that for us, Steve :)

Wonder if you feel the same

Wonder if you feel the same way now Rach after hearing the performances?

I liked Kali more on TV and

I liked Kali more on TV and liked Indira less on TV.

No review this week?

No review this week?

It's filmed this arvo I

It's filmed this arvo I hear.

Oh thank you.And this site

Oh thank you.

And this site made me extra happy today cuz those ad things are on one of my all time favourite shows of all time - "Flavor Of Love"!

Becks is singing yellow

Becks is singing yellow brick road tonight - I know cos I checked her wiki artcle.

There's a thread for song

There's a thread for song choices, you munter. [affectionate]

I think idolangel_x13 most

I think idolangel_x13 most outstanding spoiler was saying she knew who Paul Ells' replacement was. LAST WEEK.

I know. I really wish I had

I know. I really wish I had that person's contacts and inspirational insight.

Yay me and Jessie are

Yay me and Jessie are hopefully going to this show!! :D

Love this theme, hope this

Love this theme, hope this will be a really good night - some great songs to choose from!

Remembering how much I do love Elton songs, may just have to add him to my favourite singers list!

What a thought - that Elton would give a message out on our Idol show! That would show the artistes in this country who think they're too good for it!  That would be the best thing ever for NZ Idol, recognition from one of the real 'Greats'!  If only he would!

Someone, maybe Matt or

Someone, maybe Matt or Clinton, should sing I Want Love. You know, the one with Robert Downey Jr. in the video.

Mmm yes! That'd be a good

Mmm yes! That'd be a good choice.

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Man. I'm always off work

Man. I'm always off work when the crap themes are screening and then when there's a theme I wanna watch, I'm at work. Grr.

Here's how it should go down

Here's how it should go down -

Aroha - Im Still Standing or I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

Ben - Crocodile Rock or Nikita

Matt - Sacrifice or Daniel

Indira - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road or Someone Saved My Life Tonight

Clinton - Blue Eyes or Tiny Dancer

Becks - Rocket Man or Can You Feel The Love Tonight

Toni - Something About The Way You Look Tonight or Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Mary J Blidge's Version)

Kali - Written In The Stars or Blessed

Singaboi!! Long time

Singaboi!! Long time brutha!

But I heartily disagree with Indira (or anyone) singing Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

No-one can sing it.

I think anyone who sings

I think anyone who sings Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is asking to be booted off!!!

I have unpleasant flashbacks

I have unpleasant flashbacks of Camile Velasco.

I liked Camile Velasco, but

I liked Camile Velasco, but that performance was terrible and she did deserve the boot!!

S'all good. By all accounts,

S'all good.

By all accounts, Kali's going to be booted off tomorrow night anyway.

ben's not singingthose songs

ben's not singingthose songs sorry

Really good theme, but I

Really good theme, but I don't know if the idols will do justice to those songs!

This is a fantastic theme -

This is a fantastic theme - Elton has such a huge supply of great, beautiful and awesome songs and is still making music :O: Really ?

Whereas The Beatles and Elvis haven't made any music since the 70's ..... I've been to an Elton John concert [when he and I were a little younger] - what a showman - what a show - spent most of it bopping on the shoulders of a guy to get and got an awesome veiw :D:  That was at Western Springs before the whingers lived there - go the mega decibels ;)  Can still see him doing Benny and the Jets and thrashing the piano :D:

if any idol is reading this

if any idol is reading this - someone please (and I mean desperately please!!) someone sing "All That I'm Allowed (I'm Thankful)" please!! its such a very very cool song!!

please no one sing that dont let the sun go down on me please!! I cant remember who sang it on NZ idol earlier but it was pretty awful!

Clinton sang that for his

Clinton sang that for his top 18...

please no one sing that dont

please no one sing that dont let the sun go down on me please!!
Clay Aiken sang that song. :P

Yellow Brick Road. I will

Yellow Brick Road. I will vote if anyone sings it. :D

Jeniffer London did Circle

Jeniffer London did Circle of Life on American Idol 3 and it was awesome, wonder if someone will do that

It's Jennifer HUDSON you got

It's Jennifer HUDSON you got her mixed up with LaToya London.

Also that song should be untouchable after that version

Your Song (?) makes me all

Your Song (?) makes me all emo.

They just read mine and

They just read mine and Alainas story and want to be cool like us.

Like so yes. OMG I'll take a

Like so yes.
OMG I'll take a Charlie rabbit and Benny bear sign and hope that someone sings Benny and the Jets. 8)

Empty Garden, Tiny Dancer or

Empty Garden, Tiny Dancer or Levon.

OMG! YAY! I LOVE ELTON!

OMG! YAY! I LOVE ELTON!

Rocketman
Yellow Brick Road
DANIEL

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeee! :P

I hope Clinton does Saturday

I hope Clinton does Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting.

Edit: Clinton WILL do Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me.

LMAO - I just made my

LMAO - I just made my workmate's day by telling him Elton was touring Aussie in November! You should have seen his face!!! ;)

This is fantastic! Finally,

This is fantastic! Finally, the commercial side of Idol arrives! Using the show to market other albums that are about to be released. Hello #1 Mr Elton John...

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