Elton John is an English singer and composer, born in 1974 and with a heavy experience and history behind.
He sold more than 300 million albums and worked with more than 50 artists.
Sacrifice was written by John and Bernie Taupin, and it was released in October 1989 first time and second in May 1990. It is part of the album named Sleeping with the Past, and it is considered part of the soft rock genre.
The song charted on top in many countries, mainly in France and the UK, and it was one of the most successful songs of Elton and Bernie, as Taupin declared. Sacrifice became Elton John’s first solo number-one single in the UK charts.
Looking into free Sacrifice piano sheets, we can find the composer included instruments like digital piano, electric guitar, drums, keyboards, and vocal.
Sacrifice was also recorded by Don Henley and Vince Gill for the 2018 tribute named Restoration: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and also a version by Sinead O’Connor in 1991.
The main subject is a broken marriage, where the loss of the relationship itself is "no sacrifice".
The video explains this idea, following the story of the lyrics and showing a woman and a man having problems in their marriage and having to break up. The video features Chris Isaak as the main character in the story.
Through this song, Elton tries to send the message that divorce happens, people and relationships just start falling apart sometimes and he explains that this is not a sacrifice, just "two hearts living/ In two separate worlds".
After the end of their relationship, the woman finds her way and the husband raises his daughter alone.
Even if the story and the song itself are sad and sorrowful, Sacrifice is considered to be evergreen and it is appreciated nowadays by millions of fans.
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