Elton John was forced to postpone the Yellow Brick Road Farewell Tour, scheduled for this year, in 2023. Through a statement shared on his social networks, the musician explains that he suffered a fall at the end of the summer holidays and that since then he has felt pain in his hip, having been advised to undergo an operation.
“It is with great sadness that I am forced to reschedule the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour dates from 2021 to 2023. At the end of my summer vacation, I fell awkwardly onto a hard surface and have experienced pain and discomfort ever since. considerable at the hip. “the musician began by saying.
“Despite intensive physical therapy and specialized treatment, the pain continues to get worse and it is causing me difficulty walking. I was recommended to have surgery as soon as possible to get back in top shape and make sure there are no long-term complications. “He added, explaining that he will undergo intensive physiotherapy treatment, in order to travel again without difficulties.
Even before undergoing the surgery, 74-year-old Elton John will attend a Global Citizen charity event on September 25, explaining that he doesn’t want to “Disappointing charity” is that “Playing five songs requires a different physical effort than playing three hours a night”, even having to travel by plane between different countries, as happens during the Excursions.
“I know how patient my amazing fans have been since Covid stopped traveling last year, and it breaks my heart to make them wait even longer.”, also refers to the same statement, promising fans that “it will be worth the wait” for his return.
Read the full statement below.