Who sings funeral for a friend?

Elton John
Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding/Artists

Why did Elton John write funeral for a friend?

Elton wrote the music for this song after thinking about what he would want played at his funeral. They started as separate songs, but when producer Gus Dudgeon fused them together, Elton liked what he heard and made sure they stayed together.

Who sang Love Lies Bleeding?

Dream Theater
Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding/Artists

Who played bass on funeral for a friend?

Gareth Davies2002 – 2008
Gavin Burrough2008 – 2010Richard BoucherSince 2010Andi Morris2001 – 2002
Funeral for a Friend/Bassists

Why is it called Love Lies Bleeding?

Amaranthus caudatus commonly called love-lies-bleeding or tassel flower, gets its unusual common name from its tiny blood red petalless flowers that bloom in narrow, drooping, tassel-like, terminal and axillary panicles throughout the growing season.

What is the meaning of love lies bleeding?

In the Victorian language of flowers, Love Lies Bleeding represented hopelessness, or hopeless love. On the opposite end of the spectrum, there is also a religious significance attached to Love Lies Bleeding, referring to the self-sacrifice of Jesus.

How did funeral for a friend and Love Lies Bleeding come together?

In the Eagle Vision documentary, Classic Albums: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, John said the two songs were not written as one piece, but fit together since “Funeral for a Friend” ends in the key of A, and “Love Lies Bleeding” opens in A, and the two were played as one elongated piece when recorded.

Who is the singer of Love Lies Bleeding?

“Love Lies Bleeding” was covered by Très Bien! on The Next Great American Band. “Weird Al” Yankovic covered the song live during his 2018 Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, with him playing John’s piano parts on accordion.

Who is the producer of funeral for a friend?

Producer(s) Gus Dudgeon. “Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding” is the opening track on the double album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John. The first part, “Funeral for a Friend”, is an instrumental created by John while thinking of what kind of music he would like at his funeral.

Who is the composer of funeral for a friend?

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