Apple Music premieres Elton John short film

Inside The Lockdown Sessions is available now

Apple Music is getting into the giving spirit this holiday season with the launch of From Apple Music With Love, a special countdown to the holidays. Each day at 8 am PST from November 26th through December 3rd, Apple Music subscribers will receive exclusive gifts from some of the biggest and brightest names in music, stamped with love and ready for unwrapping. Gifts range from exclusive EPs in Spatial Audio, to a behind-the scenes documentary films, to special holiday playlists, radio episodes, DJ mixes, and beyond.

Today’s (Nov 30th) exclusive gift comes from Elton John: an exclusive look inside his recent collaborations album, The Lockdown Sessions. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, John and some of the musical partners from The Lockdown Sessions discuss via FaceTime the stories and process of creating this most unique of albums during lockdown. Learn more about the making of the album through his chats with Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Miley Cyrus, Charlie Puth, Brandi Carlile, Damon Albarn, Olly Alexander, and many more.

A critical and commercial success which reached No. 1 in the UK album charts and spawned the global smash hit single “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” with Dua Lipa, The Lockdown Sessions is John’s love letter to music of all forms. It is a dazzlingly diverse collection of 16 tracks that celebrates togetherness and sees John collaborating with an unparalleled range of friends and artists only he could draw together. It is also representative of the broad list of talent who have guested and built long standing friendships from their appearances on John’s Apple Music Rocket Hour radio show during its 300+ episode run.

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