After refusing to write an autobiography for years, Elton John is finally releasing his book Me.
The Rocketman DVD includes a booklet in which the artist explains his reasoning for finally giving in to an autobiography release. In an essay titled, “Let Me Tell You a Story,” John writes that he used to have a fear “that everything was better in the past than it is now. If you start thinking that as an artist, you might as well give up writing music for a living and retire.” It was when his sons were born that he realized he might want to write his life down for his kids to be able to know him better.
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