We’ve been anxiously awaiting Taron Egerton’s foray into musical film as Elton John in Rocketman, and the first question that jumped out when we watched the first trailer is, of course, is Egerton actually singing?
In short, the answer is yes! Egerton does his own singing in Rocketman. He spent a long time recording John’s music and trying to get it all right, according to The Hollywood Reporter. John’s husband, David Furnish, even told the publication that John told Egerton that whatever he does, he shouldn’t try to copy him. “Don’t think you have to sing it exactly the way that I sang it. Don’t think you have to perform it the way I performed it,” Furnish said of John’s advice to Egerton.
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