But there’s one key difference: unlike Rami Malek, who lip-synched most of Queen’s songs with the help of a Freddie Mercury sound-alike, Taron Egerton, who won Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy at the 2020 Golden Globes for playing Elton John in Rocketman, is actually singing all of Elton’s songs.
Who is actually singing in Rocketman?
But that was not the case: for Rocketman, Taron Egerton re-recorded all of the hits himself. It was what Elton had wanted. “It was so important that the music I composed and recorded had to be sung by Taron,” Elton says on his website.
Is Taron Egerton actually singing in Sing?
Of course he does! Taron Egerton previously showed off his singing chops in the animated children’s film Sing, in which he plays Johnny the gorilla and sing’s Elton John’s I’m Still Standing.
Did Kit Connor do his own singing in Rocketman?
He played Elton John in the hit movie Rocketman – In the film Kit got to perform Elton’s 2001 song “I Want Love”.
How did Taron Egerton learn the piano?
According to Roberts It worked out as about two to three hours a day, five days a week, for six to eight weeks in pre-production. And then I was there on set with him every time he was at the piano to to give reminders and help structure each scene.
Your Song Sing-Along (Taron Egerton as Elton John) | Netflix
Elton John – Rocket Man (Official Music Video) – YouTube
Elton John – Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, London 1972)