(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again

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"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again"
Elton John and Taron Egerton - (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again.png
Purple Disco Machine remix cover
Single by Elton John and Taron Egerton
from the album Rocketman: Music from the Motion Picture
Released16 May 2019
Format
Recorded2019
Genre
Length4:12
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Elton John singles chronology
"A Good Heart"
(2016)
"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again"
(2019)
"Never Too Late"
(2019)
Taron Egerton singles chronology
"The Breach"
(2015)
"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again"
(2019)

"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" is a song from the 2019 biopic Rocketman. Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, the song was performed by John and Taron Egerton. The official music video features both archival clips from Elton John's early career as well as scenes from the movie.[1] The song won "Best Original Song" at the 77th Golden Globe Awards,[2] "Best Song" at the 25th Critics' Choice Awards,[3] "Best Original Song" at the 24th Satellite Awards,[4] and Best Original Song at the 92nd Academy Awards.[5]

The song premiered on BBC Radio 2 on 16 May 2019.[6]

Accolades[edit]

Awards
Award Category Result
Academy Awards Best Original Song Won
Golden Globe Awards Best Original Song Won
Critics' Choice Awards Best Song Won
Satellite Awards Best Original Song Won
Hollywood Critics Association Best Original Song Nominated
Hollywood Music in Media Awards Best Original Song - Feature Film Nominated
Gold Derby Awards Best Original Song Won
Georgia Film Critics Association Best Original Song Nominated
Houston Film Critics Society Best Original Song Nominated
Music City Film Critics' Association Awards Best Song Won
Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards Best Song Written for a Motion Picture Won
Hawaii Film Critics Society Best Song Won
Online Film & Television Association Best Original Song Won
Denver Film Critics Society Best Original Song Nominated
NBP Film Awards Best Original Song Nominated
Iowa Film Critics Awards Best Song Nominated

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Kii Arens.[7] It was uploaded to John's official Vevo account on 13 June 2019.[8] The video stars John and Egerton, with footage of Egerton as John in Rocketman, archival footage of the musician and clips of both John and Egerton recording the song in the studio. It also includes kaleidoscopic animation mixed with album artwork and concert posters from John's heyday.[9]

The making of the music video was released on 4 July 2019 on John's Vevo account, with John and Taupin discussing the track in a behind-the-scenes video.[10]

Live performance[edit]

"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" was performed by John and Egerton on Paramount Pictures' Rocketman: Live in Concert at the Greek Theatre, in Los Angeles, with the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra on 17 October 2019.[11]

Remix[edit]

The musical group Purple Disco Machine was responsible for a remix version of music from John and Egerton.[12] The music was launched on download and streaming platforms on 19 December 2019.[13]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019–2020) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[14] 32
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[15] 12
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[16] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaufman, Gil (16 May 2019). "Elton John & Taron Egerton Release Colorful '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  2. ^ "The Latest: '1917' wins best drama film Golden Globe award". AP NEWS. 5 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  3. ^ Hughes, Hilary (12 January 2020). "'Rocketman,' 'Joker,' 'Wild Rose' Take Home Top Music Prizes at 2020 Critics' Choice Awards". Billboard. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  4. ^ "2019 Winners". International Press Academy. 19 December 2019. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  5. ^ Burlingame, Jon (13 January 2020). "Elton John's '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' Rockets to Front of Oscar Songs Pack". Variety. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Brand-New Song "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" From The Forthcoming Album, Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture". Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  7. ^ "OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR "(I'M GONNA) LOVE ME AGAIN", FROM ROCKETMAN: MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE, OUT NOW". umusic.ca. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Elton John, Taron Egerton - (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again". Retrieved 18 January 2020 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ Blistein, Jon (13 June 2019). "Watch Elton John's Delightfully Trippy '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Elton John & Taron Egerton - Making '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again'". Retrieved 18 January 2020 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ "Elton John & Taron Egerton - (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again - Live at the Greek Theater". Retrieved 18 January 2020 – via YouTube.
  12. ^ https://www.universalmusic.com.br/2019/12/20/im-gonna-love-me-again-de-elton-john-e-taron-egerton-ganha-versao-remixada-por-purple-disco-machine/
  13. ^ https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/IGLMARemixVD
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – Elton John & Taron Egerton – (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  15. ^ "Elton John Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  16. ^ "Elton John Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 February 2020.