Elton John video exclusive: ‘I didn’t write pop songs until ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ – watch

Watch as musician and partner Bernie Taupin revisit 1973 album

Elton John has said that ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ was the album which taught him how to write pop songs.

He speaks alongside musical partner Bernie Taupin as they revisit writing ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ over breakfasts in a French chateau 40 years ago, and discuss why Fall Out Boy, Ed Sheeran and John Grant have been chosen to cover tracks from the LP for a re-release boxset. See above to watch now.