The Fox

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  • Elton is "The Fox." He wrote it about how he ignores the American critics who do nothing but badmouth his music. Hence: "I'm always gonna be there running over the rocks" - Elton won't quit music just because some critics told him to. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Adrian - London, England
  • This is one of the first songs Elton wrote with Bernie Taupin after a few years apart. He started using other lyricists in 1978, mostly Gary Osborne. On his 1980 album 21 at 33, three songs had lyrics by Taupin. The Fox, his first album under his new contract with Geffen Records, contained four Taupin songs.

Comments: 3

  • Wonderlandfox from Yellow SubmarineHere's a really nice song. #LoveIt
  • Matthew from Milford, MaI love foxes! ^_^
  • Stefanie Magura from Rock Hill, ScGo elton! No wonder he has so much staying power.
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