If you’re a fan of Elton John, his autobiography will not disappoint. He details his humble beginnings as a young boy with distant parents and a knack for music. He goes from playing in a band under his real name Reg Dwight with music legend Long John Baldry to pairing up with lyricist Bernie Taupin and changing his name to Elton John.
So begins the partnership of a lifetime, with the two of them churning out hit song after hit song. It also derails into his life of drugs, dealing with his sexuality, and colourful anecdotes of his interactions with other celebrities. If you want an inside look at the likes of Princess Diana, Gianni Versace, Freddie Mercury, George Michael, Rod Stewart, or even Queen Elizabeth II, there are numerous stories of these famous friends that Elton John shares with us.
ME is the perfect appendix to the recent biographical musical based on his life, Rocketman.