Rocket Man

b/w Candle In The Wind

Rocket Man (UK) front



Country: UK
Label/Number: Mercury TRIMC 2
Release date: November 22, 1991
Chronology: Kate's 25th UK single; the 1st to be released in the UK on a label other than EMI, with her 30th non-LP track.
Highest chart position: 12
Cover photo by John Carder Bush
Rocket Man Lyrics
What it's about: Kate's version of Elton John's classic (1972) space travel tale.
Running time: 5:02
Candle In The Wind Lyrics
What it's about: Kate's spin on Elton John's (1973) tribute to Marilyn Monroe.
Running time: 4:28
A huge fan from the age of 11, Kate chose to record Rocket Man for the Elton John/Bernie Taupin tribute album, Two Rooms. It was the first cover tune she released since Donovan's Lord Of The Reedy River in 1981.

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