Elton John - Elton Slams Glee Haters

Sir Elton John has taken aim at the 'cool' bands who have refused to let the producers of Glee use their songs on the hit show, insisting they should be flattered.
The Rocket Man was thrilled when American Idol dedicated a night to his music earlier this week (30Mar11) and admits he would be honoured to be part of a Glee episode - he just can't understand why bands like Kings of Leon and the Foo Fighters would turn such an offer down.
He says, "A lot of bands are saying we don't want our stuff on Glee. Like, lighten up, you a**holes! I mean, this is a compliment.
"It (Glee) sends a positive message out. What the hell is wrong with you guys? Kings of Leon, lighten up guys. Come on!"
And Sir Elton insists he feels flattered whenever her hears other people's versions of his songs - even if they're awful.
He adds, "It's so great when people do your songs. I started off as a songwriter, so even now, when I get into an elevator and there's muzak and it's one of my songs, I feel really happy about it because it's a compliment when someone does one of your songs. It doesn't matter if it's a bad version... I've never lost that thrill."


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I only read the paper, otherwise I'ld be planting redieying my garden. I think too that being singing anyhow a song someone icon music sings' like Elton John, or any of the bands, its the awesomeist! oh sure! now whats glee, I dont' like glee, most bands say glee, is that something to do with the shiny where there's no shiny? we are the bumper of Rambler shiny, all the chrome of the old cars? is that it? red rambler, I just sent my daughter a message about the red rambler, I drove. the seats in the cars, I started it and drove, does that have anything to do with glee? sure does, what cars people own, is that it? my dad had a brand new car everyyear. old cars vintage nowadays, 1967 green Volkswagen, the thing is that its a keeper, the old vehicles, passed on there sure was enough of them to the family. is that glee? music there's music, Ukraine's music, own language, I am eating fruit, cuz I have to retake the old past and build from there, my 2 little ones are stolen, unlike human behavior, the devils of what spiecies could that be? I haven't gone further than Soloman was Jesus' son! wow!we searched all the eyars to find out on our own, cuz we're too busy working, logging, puling out cabbage to feed the table, hey, potatoes, hey, I deserved a real same old same old sore throat now, I figured harrassment is the key to living without sinners coming my way, the answers are in respect, what happened to to the old days, no one can not me anyway , listen to the what is that on the radio? I haven't been gone further too, but there's local music, thats good for the ears, farmers, pulling vegetables, me, out of the garden, the weather is interesting, good no one got hurt last night, if everybody would live according to the bible, there's not even an knowledge of God in those young people coming here to Winnipeg, or the lookers for our goods! no body needs them. how aweful yes, it is for me, to be hearing them cry for me , the mother, tilly thats what how tiny can I be? healthy and God knows I won't be in the everybody looking to see what I do all the time, I am not for without my children, I hoped that life is that simple, kids belong to the mother. DEERING people is that for everybody? its a trashing machine, with steel wheels, dad was pitching the wheat we stoked in the fields then picked up harvested, did we deserve to be that robbed? no one wants that. why do this to me? sorry for bring the satanic problems of robbers clarence parisien 619 916 679 thats his social insurance number, mine in 718 594 203, a user of me, so thats nothing eh. k7
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