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Watch Elton John Play a Surprise Concert in a London Train Station

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Sir Elton John stopped by a London train station on Thursday to surprise commuters with an impromptu concert. The 68-year-old singer-songwriter sat down at a piano in the middle of St Pancras and began a surprise performance, much to the delight of everyone passing through.

A huge crowd gathered to watch John play, with many posting pictures and videos of the appearance on Twitter.


After a few songs, the “Tiny Dancer” artist wrote a short note and signed the piano before leaving the station. “Enjoy this piano,” he wrote. It’s a gift. Love, Elton John.”

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He also posted a photo on his Instagram with a caption explaining his message: “Surprise!! I popped into St Pancras International to christen the Yamaha piano which I donated to the station. Now everyone can have a play.”


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