Coming up to one week since Elton John performed potentially his final ever show at Glastonbury 2023, special guest Stephen Sanchez has revealed that the singer-songwriter changed his plans for the set at the last minute.
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The 20-year-old musician joined the ‘Rocketman’ onstage during his headline slot at the Pyramid Stage on Sunday (June 25) and the two duetted on his own TikTok hit ‘Until I Found You’.
He was one of four special guests who joined the music icon on the night, and the show marked Sir Elton’s last scheduled performance of his mammoth ‘Farewell’ tour — which has seen him play over 350 shows across five years.
Now, coming up to a week since the monumental set took place, Sanchez has revealed that he and Sir Elton were initially set to perform the latter’s hit 1983 song ‘I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues’, but the decision was overturned by the pianist at the last minute.
“We’d spent weeks [preparing for] that and then he came to see me and the boys at The Troubadour,” Sanchez said to Rolling Stone. “The week after, he just rang me and said, ‘Stephen, I’ve had a thought….