All Quiet on the Western Front (song)


All Quiet on the Western Front (song)

Single infobox
Name = All Quiet on the Western Front


Artist = Elton John
from Album = Jump Up!
B-side = "Where Have All the Good Times Gone"(Alternate Version)
Released = November, 1982
Genre = Pop, Rock
Length = 6:00
Label = Geffen (US/Canada) Rocket Records
Writer = Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Last single = "Princess"
(1982)
This single = "All Quiet on the Western Front"
(1982)
Next single = "I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues"
(1983)Extra tracklisting
Album = Jump Up!
Type = studio
prev_track = "Where Have All the Good Times Gone"
prev_no = 9
this_track = "All Quiet on the Western Front"
track_no = 10
next_track =
next_no =

All Quiet on the Western Front is a song by Elton John with lyrics by Bernie Taupin. It is the closing track of his 1982 album, Jump Up!. It was also released as a single in the U.K. without charting.

The song is basically about World War I, and could easily be influenced by the book of the same name. The song also ends in a big orchestral finale, which could be reminiscent of his earlier album closers such as "The King Must Die" and "Burn Down the Mission".


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