Label: Pickwick - SPC-3598 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock
Friendsreleased Friends - Elton John - Friends (Original Soundtrack Recording) is the fourth official album release by Elton John. It was a project John and Bernie Taupin took on before their breakout success in the US, based on the Friends film released in the same year.
It became John's third gold record in as many months in that market following the albums Dein Gesicht - Peter Maffay - Liebeslieder John in February and Tumbleweed Connection in March.
The rights to the soundtrack are now with Universal Music Groupwhich shares ownership of John's music with him, and which also owns the Paramount Records catalogue. Apart from the original vinyl release init has yet to be issued as a standalone CD, but the Friends soundtrack is available on the Rare Masters 2-CD set, tracks 10—19 on Disc One, albeit with the tracks in a different order to the original LP.
In the early s, John performed the title track and "Can I Put You On" in concert, with the latter appearing on the next release, the live recording retitled in North America. The most recent performance of "Friends" was in All tracks written by Elton John and Bernie Taupinexcept where noted.
Funny - Etta Jones - From The Heart, I Can See The Rain (Puedo Ver La Lluvia) - Various - Nunca En Horas De Clase, Sanctus - Fauré* - Norma Burrowes, Brian Rayner Cook, John Ogdon, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orches, A Good Thing - Patterson Twins - Let Me Be Your Lover