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5th Avenue

From the Album 5th Avenue
2 Sept. 2013 | Format: MP3

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  • Original Release Date: 4 Sept. 2013
  • Release Date: 4 Sept. 2013
  • Label: Virgin EMI
  • Copyright: (C) 2013 Mercury Records Limited
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  • Duration: 4:22 minutes
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  • ASIN: B00EW3S9ZO
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 97,659 in Songs (See Top 100 in Songs)

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Mr Jelly on 11 Sept. 2013
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Elton John returns from the wilderness pantomime years. After all those wishy washy albums and soundtracks Reginald Dwight has released something worth listening to which is refreshing to the ears. I have heard tracks from the forthcoming cd 'The Diving Board' which hark back to the superb Americana years particularly the album 'Tumbleweed Connection'. This track '5th Avenue' frustratingly is not available on the UK release of 'The Diving Board' either on Deluxe or Super Deluxe Editions why? The American version released by Target includes '5th Avenue' plus another exclusive track. Come on Amazon snidge that track aswell and make it available to download free.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Ieuan Denton on 10 Sept. 2013
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In more recent years, Elton John has strayed away from the Pop/Rock hits of his hayday, and after the release of 'The Captain And The Kid', he stated he felt he no longer felt the need to write pop songs. This was a fantastic decision, because its allowed him to explore (and excuse the pun) more avenues. This song was initially due for 'The Diving Board', but dropped. If this was because the rest of the album is better, then I cannot wait, because this song is phenomenal. The piano and vocals, and the stripped back instrumentation (organ, minimal percussion, etc), just makes the song feel so intimate, so graceful, and the song itself is beautifully written. Possibly the best free song I've ever downloaded, I wish it had made the album, but so grateful it was free.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By M. Dowden HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 3 Sept. 2013
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This is a promo track from Elton John's new album 'The Diving Board', which is released later this month (the 16th, I believe). It is a bit slow moving but you can instantly tell this is an Elton song. Although I must admit I did enjoy this it isn't one of his 'great' type tracks. It is worth listening to though, especially whilst at the moment this is being given away.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer of AMAZON-UK! on 17 Sept. 2013
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Love it or hate it?

It hits with me - and on a FREE MP3 download (at the time of writing).

5th Avenue : a bonus track on some versions of The Diving Board

'I stumbled down 5th Avenue
In the winter time - 1982
No heavy coat, thin pair of shoes
In the rush hour crowd, on 5th Avenue

I thought I saw someone I knew
Turned out to be no one but you
Something borrowed, something blue
Ducked in a doorway on 5th Avenue

Chorus:
All my crimes come back to haunt me
Every building seems to judge
Standing tall and looking down
Like fingers pointing from above
On 5th Avenue, on 5th Avenue
The party's over on 5th Avenue

Fortune finds the chosen few
Fools just find someone like you
Build a bank, or you buy a zoo
Monkeys and money on 5th Avenue

Snow falls on 5th Avenue
Your old man is on the evening news
Hard to believe how far he flew
Down, all the way down to 5th Avenue'

(Chorus x 2 )
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Stuart B Crilly on 11 Sept. 2013
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Elton back to what he does best... simple production.

Great lyrics from Bernie coupled with a typical Elton melody.

Top class
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By N. Attwood on 8 Sept. 2013
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I'm sure Elton's new album is going to rocket (man) to the top of the charts! This track is quality and hopefully a taster of what's to come!
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By tony on 6 July 2014
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Great song
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By Veronica Owen on 25 May 2014
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excellant recording love it and have had hours of pleasant listening and will go back for more music very soon.
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