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Reworking the rocket man forty years on

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  • Writer: Chanun Poomsawai
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Elton John's inspired pick of the Down Under electro dance duo Pnau to recreate his 70s musical magic has paid off with an impressive effort in 'Good Morning To The Night' 

ELTON JOHN VS PNAU / GOOD MORNING TO THE NIGHT 

When legendary singer-songwriter Elton John chose Australian dance duo Pnau to rework his classics, everybody was flabbergasted, mainly because Sydneysiders Nick Littlemore and Peter Mayers are still relatively unknown in the mainstream music industry. When it comes to indie cred, however, the following that Pnau have built up resembles something not unlike a cult. Their four studio albums and their critically acclaimed musical side project Empire of the Sun have led many to regard them as among the most inventive indie acts around.

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