Entertainment 2cellos: Elton John "has taught us so much"
"Charlie Watts was the ultimate drummer": Elton John, Paul McCartney and many other artists pay tribute to the drummer of the Rolling Stones
the English drummer Charlie Watts died Tuesday, August 25 in London at the age of 80 years. Elton John, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr or Brian Wilson wanted to give him a final tribute on social networks. © Provided by FranceInfo The drummer, who celebrated his 80 years in June, was a member of the Rolling Stones since 1963. With the leader Mick Jagger and the guitarist Keith Richards, he was one of the oldest members of the famous rock band, Who saw scroll Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood or Bill Wyman.
after ten years is the conclusion: the internet phenomenon and success duo 2cell has announced his farewell tour. The two Croatian cellists Luka Šulić (34) and Stjepan Hauser (35) will come back to Germany 2022 for two concerts: in Olympiahalle Munich (May 15) and the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin (May 16).
The two became known with their self-proud videos for their interpretations of well-known rock and pop classics on YouTube. More than 1.4 billion times your videos have now been called. In 2011, they released their first album, international tours followed, including Elton John (74).
Elton John released a miraculous album designed during the containment
© Phillip Faraone / Getty Images North America / Getty Images Via AFP The new album of Elton John, Lockdown Sessions will consist of 16 titles in collaboration with 23 artists. After 60 years of career, more than 300 million records and 6 Grammy, Elton John had announced retiring. It was not counting the CIVID-19 epidemic and the incessant confines. Rocketman used this break to compose accompanied by his piano.
"With a lot of pride and satisfaction" the two musicians look back on their career in the interview with the news agency Spot on News. "We never focused on success - we just wanted to make music. Fortunately, many people have reacted to it!" There were hard points in the ten years hardly - only "Waiting at airports and long flights are a challenge".Elton John and his crew are "good friends"
The "greatest ever" were the tours with Elton John: "We traveled with him and his band around the globe - several times! He taught us as much as you Appearances and how to interact with the audience. Elton, his band and the crew are like a big family, and we still consider them as good friends. "
Many successful musicians, such as pianists or violinants, are very important to their health and let their hands insure. Not so 2cellos: "We keep ourselves fit and healthy by enjoying our lives without worrying too much. We will probably not start with a chainsaw, so no, we have no special insurance for our hands "
Sir Elton postpones tour after he 'fell awkwardly'
The rock star says it "breaks my heart" to postpone, but he is still recovering from a hip injury.The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates will be rescheduled, the 74-year-old singer confirmed on Thursday.
In their pause, they focused on solo careers
2018, the two cellists put on a break to focus on their own projects. Your comeback as a 2celloos came the Corona pandemic in between. However, the two were not inactive, they were well employed with their solo careers. Stjepan Hauser has rotated videos for the tracks on his album "Classic" (2020) during the pandemic. At the end of the year, he also published his tribute to the deceased composer Ennio Morricone (1928-2020) with "Hauser Plays Morricone". Hauser is "exhausted" if he only think of the workpensum. "To go with Luka on world tour, will feel like a break!", Says the Cellist.
Luka Šulić, on the other hand, was dedicated to "four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), brought out an album in 2019 and played the program in the pandemic several times live. But his private life was not too short: "After we were touring more than half of our career, it was important in recent years to spend time with my family," he says.
Elton John Reschedules European Farewell Tour Dates Due to Hip Injury
Elton John is postponing the European dates of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to 2023 after injuring his hip during the summer, the singer announced in a statement. “At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever […]“At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since,” John wrote in a message posted to his social media on Thursday.
"We find Billie Eilish great"
Now 2cellos are back to say goodbye. On September 17, they publish their album "Dedicated", which they devote "first and foremost" their fans, as Šulić explains. "Who knows what we would do without you today, we have so lucky!" Hauser adds: "It could have been 'Dedication', because this album stands for our devotion to make great music, superior live performances to build a strong relationship with our fans and master our craft."
on the longplayer is also the success song "Bad Guy" of Billie Eilish (19). "We find Billie great, and the way you conveys a sense of intimacy in each song is really special. It's amazing how advanced you is at such a young years," Šulić enters the young singer. "But to be honest, it was the song itself, who attracted us," Hauser says. "It's almost like Billie and Finneas [O'Connell, Brother of Billie Eilish, Note d. Red.] Written him for the cello before they expanded him to the song he was ultimately!"
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