Elton John: ‘I wish people wrote better songs’

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    Sir Elton John has said he wishes some modern artists would “write better songs”.

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    Promoting his new album, Revamp, Sir Elton told Nihal Arthanayake: “When you listen to even the cheesiest songs from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s – they are songs. There are a lot of songs in the charts I can’t sing, it’s just a beat.”

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