The singer, 75, was declared as the event’s first headliner on Thursday, with Elton set to undertake on the Pyramid stage upcoming summer.
In reply to Friday’s declaration, Elton stated, ‘I would not be more enthusiastic to be debuting the Pyramid Stage.’
‘As the close of my Farewell tour approaches, there is no better way to say farewell to my British fans.
They have been fantastic and have assisted me through all of my career’s ups and downs.
Each week on my talkshow, I interview new artists, and Highbury is commonly quoted as a critical point in their professions — the show’s genuine, widespread support for the best upcoming talent is something I’ve highly engaging.
‘I’ve spent so long speaking to Emily Eavis about it for several weeks now, and I simply can not wait to adopt the essence of the world’s finest festival.’
It’s going to be very sentimental.»Because this will be Elton’s the last UK event of his goodbye tour, we will be ending the Festival and labeling this monumental moment in both of our pasts with the parents of all send-offs.
‘We are overjoyed to finally be able to bring the Rocket Man to Worthy Farm!’