Dream #3

Album: The Diving Board (2013)
  • This is the last of three instrumental "dream" sequences that Elton wrote for The Diving Board. They were done to create a coherence for the album. He told The Sun: "I said to T Bone (Burnett, producer), 'I'm just going to sit at the piano and put the tape on. I'm going to just improvise.'"

    "So the sequences are what came into my head at the time. Two are fairly short and the last one, which is the connection between 'Mexican Vacation' and 'The Diving Board,' is quite ornate and quite long."

    "I thought that because it's a piano record, why not have piano introductions before a few selected tracks that might need them?'"

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