Sir Elton John officially opened Perth Arena Saturday night (November 10) and kicked off the start of his Australian tour.
Elton is performing the 40th Anniversary of Rocket Man tour and planted his 40-year-old hit at song 11 in the set.
Perth Arena was meant to be opened by George Michael last night but he cancelled his Australian tour and Elton stepped in.
This tour will head to Tasmania and Canberra and in Sydney Elton will perform one show with PNAU showcasing their collaboration album Good Morning To The Night.
Here is the setlist for Sir Elton John at Perth Arena November 10, 2012-11-11
The Bitch Is Back (from Caribou, 1974) Bennie and the Jets (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973) Grey Seal (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973) Levon (from Madman Across The Water, 1971) Tiny Dancer (from Madman Across The Water, 1971) Believe (from Made In England, 1995) Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters (from Honky Chateau, 1972) Philadelphia Freedom (single 1975) Candle In The Wind (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973) Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973) Rocket Man (from Honky Chateau, 1972) Ahab (from The Union, 2010) I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding Honky Cat(from Honky Chateau, 1972) Sad Songs (from Breaking Hearts, 1984) Sacrifice (from Sleeping With The Past, 1989) Daniel (from Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player, 1973) Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (from Caribou, 1974) Are You Ready For Love (from The Thom Bell Sessions, 1979) I’m Still Standing (from Too Low For Zero, 1983) Crocodile Rock (from Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player, 1973) Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting (from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973)
Your Song (from Elton John, 1969) Circle Of Life (from The Lion King, 1994)
Remaining dates for the Elton John tour:
November 12, Perth, Perth Arena November 14, Canberra, Canberra Stadium November 15, Sydney, Entertainment Centre November 16, Sydney, Entertainment Centre (solo show with PNAU) November 18, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena November 20, Launceston, Silverdome