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17 Dec 2008

Elton Tourin' Finland: The Statistics

Elton John has done 6 concerts live in Finland while on Tour.

He has been in Helisnki(5 times) and 1 time in Turku.

Elton's favourite place is Hartwall Arena, Helsinki (3) with Elysee Arena, Turku (1), Ishallen, Helsinki (1) and Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (1).

First time he played in Finland was on May 1982, in Helsinki, on The "Jump Up! Tour" (1 show). Then it was "Face To Face Tour", without Billy Joel due to illness, (1), "Songs From The West Coast Tour"(2) and finally "Peachtree Road Tour" (2), where the keyboards were played by Lindsay Vannoy.

The largest set list was the "Face To Face Tour" with 30 songs and the shortest the "Peachtree Road Tour" in Turku with only 22 songs on the set list.

He has played 63 different songs in Finland while on Tour.

The song most played are Bennie and the jets, Daniel, Funeral for a friend / Love lies bleeding, Rocket man, Sorry seems to be the hardest word and Your song (with 6 times).

Then it comes: Crocodile rock (5), Don't let the sun go down on me (5), I guess that's why they call it the blues (5), Philadelphia freedom (5), Sacrifice (5), Take me to the pilot (5), Tiny dancer (5), Saturday night's alright (4) and The bitch is back (4).

Follows: I'm still standing (3), Mona lisas and mad hatters (3), Pinball wizard (3), Sad songs (say so much) (3), Someone saved my life tonight (3), American triangle (2), Answer in the sky (2), Ballad of the boy in the red shoes (2), Candle in the wind (2), Goodbye yellow brick road (2), Have mercy on the criminal (2), Holiday inn (2), I want love (2), Oh My sweet Carolina (2), original sin (2), The wasteland (2), They call her the cat (2), This train don't stop there anymore (2) and Turn the ligths out when you leave (2).

And the rest: All quiet on the western front, All the girls love Alice, Ball and chain, Better off dead, Blue eyes, Can you feel the love tonight, Captain Fantastic & Brown Dirt Cowboy, Chloe, Circle of life, Elton's song, Empty garden, Great balls of fire, Grey seal, Honky cat, I don't wanna go on with you like that, I saw her standing there, If the river can bend, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, Nobody Wins, Piano man, Simple life, Something about the way you look tonight, Song for guy, Teacher I need you, The one, Twist and shout, Uptown girl, Where have all the good times gone, Where to now St. Peter? and Whole lotta shakin'.

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