Elton John wants helipad for New Year performance

December 30th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Dec 30 (IANS) Pop-rock singer, composer and pianist Sir Elton John has demanded a helipad for a flamboyant entry for a New Year’s eve performance at 02 Arena here.Sir John, who is also hosting the event Wednesday night, is making sure he and his partner David Furnish arrive in style at the venue from their country estate, reports contactmusic.com.

He is also pulling out the stops for his guest performers Will Young and Alexandra Burke who will sail up the Thames in private boats laden with champers and white roses.

The “Tiny Dancer” crooner’s gig will be telecast live in the US and shown live at New York’s Time Square.

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