SIR Elton John has stunned an up-and-coming teenage country singer by
choosing one of her songs to record when they duet together.
The flamboyant singer will sing with CATHERINE BRITT, 19, on the ballad
WHERE WE BOTH SAY GOODBYE, which was co-written by the talented Australian.
And she admits she was dumbfounded when the pop legend snubbed his own
material in favour of her musical offerings.
Britt says, "I just got an email from Elton's email person.
"I knew we were going to do a duet, but I thought it would be one of his
"He asked me to send some songs of mine, so I sent him two originals, and
he's ended up choosing one of them to record.
"For him to turn around and respect my songwriting, I can't really
comprehend that. It is going to be really cool for me to hear him singing my
Britt befriended John in Sydney in 2002, and the singer was so impressed
with her debut album DUSTY SMILES AND HEARTBREAK CURES, they've kept in touch