It was the second of his two studio albums released in the same year of first one was Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player released 9 months earlier. The album has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide  and is widely regarded as John's best. The move provided John and his band with a great deal of creative inspiration, and an abundance of quality material was produced, leading to the decision to release the work as a double album LP.
Inthe album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Under the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and Silent Movies, Talking PicturesBernie Taupin wrote the lyrics in two and a half weeks, with John composing most of the music in three days while staying at the Pink Flamingo Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. According to the album's producer, Gus Dudgeonthe album was not planned as a two-record collection.
In total, John and Taupin composed 22 tracks for the album,  of which 18 counting "Funeral for a Friend" and "Love Lies Bleeding" as two distinct tracks were used, enough that it was released as a double album, John's first three more such albums followed up to Through the Modern Vamp - Donald Rubinstein - George A.
Romeros Martin of cinematic metaphor, the album builds on nostalgia for a childhood and culture left in the past. Into mark the album's 40th anniversary, "Harmony" had an official music video released.
The album was released on 5 October as a double LP, with cover art by illustrator Ian Beck depicting John stepping into a poster. The original LP, when released on CD, was released on two discs, while the and CD remasters put the album on one disc as it was slightly less than 80 minutes.
The 30th anniversary edition followed the original format, splitting the album across two discs to allow the inclusion of the bonus tracks, while a DVD on the making of the album was also included. The album has also been released by Mobile Fidelity as a single disc 24 karat gold CD. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is widely regarded as John's best album, and is one of his most popular;  it is his best-selling studio album.
In the UK, "Candle Social Disease - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road the Wind" was released as a single instead of "Bennie and the Jets," which was used as the b-side. Note: The version of "Whenever You're Ready We'll Go Steady Again " appears to be taken directly from the compilation album " Lady Samantha " whereas it features the fade out of applause from the previous track on that album "Rock 'n Roll Madonna" at the beginning of the track and the intro drum roll from "Bad Side of the Moon" at the end of the track.
This is likely an error. Note: The DVD version of this film edits about Владимир Кузьмин - Чудо-Сновидения minutes from the original documentary, which ran for 56 minutes. According to the album's liner notes. Track numbers refer to CD and digital releases of the album.
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