Many people consider Elton John to be one of the greatest musicians of all time. A remarkable pianist, guy, and naturally, lyricist. However, Richard E. Grant was curious if he could turn an ordinary oven handbook into a popular song. In the video below, you can see Sir Elton’s incredible musical intuition in action.

In 1997, this incredible musical performance was captured in the UK for the show “An Audience With” (Elton John episode). Sting, Pet Shop Boys, and The Spice Girls were among the famous attendees.

Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Claudia Schiffer, Robbie Williams, Janet Street-Porter, Boris Becker, David Copperfield, Stephen Fry, Richard E. Grant (carrying an oven manual), and many more are in attendance.

Quickly writing music without lyric rhyming is a challenge that any artist can attest to. After struggling for a few minutes to find his groove, even the musical genius succeeded after adjusting the speed and temperature as instructed in this oven handbook.

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