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Album:
Honky Château
Style:
Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Released:
1972
Country:
UK
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1103 mb
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1698 mb
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1359 mb
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Honky Château is the fifth studio album by English musician Elton John. It was released in 1972, and was titled after the 18th century French chateau where it was recorded, Château d'Hérouville. The album reached number one in the US, the first of seven consecutive US number one albums for Elton John. In 2012, the album was ranked number 359 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. It was certified gold in July 1972 and platinum in October 1995 by the RIAA

Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin. All Disc Records, Inc. pressing identifieable by "66" etch in runouts. Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, RE). MusicA, DJM Records (2). DJF 1156.

You won’t find the expression Honky Château in any dictionary or book of Anglo-Franco phrases. The approach proved very successful; Honky Château spent 14 months on the Billboard Top 200 album chart and became Elton’s first number one album in the US (it reached in the UK – his next album would become his first chart-topper in Britain – and spent 23 weeks on the UK Album Chart). Honky Château began a run of seven consecutive number one albums for Elton in the US and the LP was in included in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2012.

Elton John set out to shock a few people with Honky Château. But the album turned gold in America even during that French sojourn, and went double platinum in the 90s. Elton had devoted a great deal of time to breaking America, and Honky Château would raise his game to new levels. He and the band loved the pastoral atmosphere of the château so much, it became their creative bolthole for three albums in a row. Recording sessions: It will shock a few people. The dawn of 1972 had Elton making ever greater inroads into the American album rock market and the holy ground of FM radio.

Elton John's 'Honky Chateau' was issued on May 19, 1972. Elton John was well on his way to becoming a star when he released his fifth album, Honky Chateau, in May 1972. But nobody had an idea just how big of a star he'd become following the record's supernova climb up the charts. Several changes in John's approach to record-making probably had something to do with this

CD - Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab. The skittering boogie of "Honky Cat" and the light psychedelic pop of "Rocket Man" helped send Honky Chateau to the top of the charts, but what is truly impressive about the album is the depth of its material. From the surprisingly cynical and nasty "I Think I'm Going to Kill Myself" to the moving ballad "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters," John is at the top of his form, crafting immaculate pop songs with memorable melodies and powerful hooks

Band Name Elton John. Album Name Honky Chateau. Members owning this album6. Re-Issue in 0995 by Rocket Records.

Honky Château is the fifth studio album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released in 1972. It was titled after the 18th century French chateau where it was recorded, Château d'Hérouville. In 2003, the album was ranked number 357 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. It was certified gold in July 1972 and platinum in October 1995 by the RIAA.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
A2 Mellow
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano, Organ – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
A3 I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Tap Dance – "Legs" Larry Smith
A4 Susie (Dramas)
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
A5 Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*
B1 Salvation
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Larry Steel*, Liza Strike, Madeline Bell, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B2 Slave
Bass – Dee*Congas, Drums – Nigel*Guitar, Banjo – Davey*
B3 Amy
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Congas – Ray CooperDrums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
B4 Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
Bass – Dee*Mandolin, Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B5 Hercules
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Gus Dudgeon, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*Whistling [Rhino Whistle] – Gus Dudgeon

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Dick James Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Strawberry Studios, France
  • Remixed At – Trident Studios

Credits

  • Coordinator [Co-ordinated By] – Steve Brown
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography By [Inner Sleeve] – Michael Ross
  • Engineer – Ken Scott
  • Lacquer Cut By – RAYS.*
  • Photography By [Cover] – Ed Caraeff
  • Photography By [Liner] – J. F. Rault*, Michael Childers, Michael Ross
  • Producer – Gus Dudgeon
  • Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Notes

Catalog number on sleeve: DJC 3014
Catalog number on labels: DJC 3014

Gatefold textured sleeve. Thinner than other releases.

Release title on spine and labels is "Honky Chateau", with accent.
Track A5 subtitle has no comma on labels.
Credit for Elton John and Bernie Taupin is "All songs written by" on sleeve and on labels it has (John/Taupin) next to every track.

Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London

This album is dedicated to Catherine Philippe-Gérard

Sleeve design and inner sleeve photography (with thanks to David Larkham)

Tony Hazzard by kind permission of Bronze Records Ltd.

All songs © 1972 for the world by Dick James Music Ltd.

No name of sleeve printer is mentioned.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, Gat) DJM Records , DJM Records DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 UK 1972
FL-2238 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) First Record FL-2238 Taiwan Unknown
DJF 1156 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, RE) MusicA, DJM Records DJF 1156 Italy 1985
DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, Gat) DJM Records , DJM Records DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 UK 1972
528 162-2 Elton John Honky Château ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) This Record Co. Ltd., Mercury Records Ltd. (London) 528 162-2 Europe Unknown