Monday, October 11, 2010

Elton John to Work with Matthew Morrison on Actor's Debut Album

Elton John recently revealed to Entertainment Weekly that he’ll be working with Glee star Matthew Morrison—aka Will Schuester—on the actor’s forthcoming debut album.

“I’m supposed to be doing something with Matthew Morrison for his album,” John told Entertainment Weekly, when he called to talk about The Union, John’s album collaboration with legendary pianist-songwriter Leon Russell, which hits stores Octoctober 19th.

“[Matthew and I] had a little meeting together, so hopefully that’s going to happen when I get to L.A.” John says the collaboration with the Glee star will likely happen sometime this month. John also recently fanned rumors that he may contribute to Lady Gaga’s upcoming album, Born This Way. “There’s a chance I might do one track with her,” he told Entertainment Weekly, “but she’s so busy, and I’m so busy, we can never get together!”

Considering his upcoming collaboration with Morrison, though, could an all-Elton episode of Glee—or even an appearance on the show—be that far off? It’s not in the works…yet. “I love Glee, but no, no, no,” the legendary singer said. “Of course, I’d be into that. It’s always great when someone covers your songs, no matter how good or bad the version is. You know, I started out as a songwriter, so I always get a kick out of that.”

For more from Elton John, pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, on newsstands now.

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