1990 Elton John – Easier To Walk Away (UK:#63)
“Easier To Walk Away” is a song by English musician Elton John, written by John along with Bernie Taupin and released as the second and final single from the Rocket Records 2-CD retrospective The Very Best of Elton John, issued largely in overseas markets excluding the United States, where the more expansive box set To Be Continued… was issued. The song reached the Top 75 and Top 20 in some countries. A music video was made to promote the song composed of some Elton John music videos from 1978 to 1990 and some stock footage in various decades.
This song tackles about escaping in an infidelity relationship with his wife (which the singer was involved) by finding another place to release his emotions about their relationship peacefully.
The song peaked at No. 63 in the UK, No. 57 in Australia, No. 59 in Canada, No. 51 in Germany and No. 71 in the Netherlands but it found better success in Austria and France, peaking at No. 23 and No. 20 respectively.
To Be Continued… is a 4 part box set detailing Elton John’s music from his days with Bluesology to the then-present day. Four new songs (“Made for Me”, “You Gotta Love Someone”, “I Swear I Heard the Night Talkin’” and “Easier to Walk Away”) were recorded for the box set. Newly sober Elton John was […]
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