Elton John was a guest of German TV show Wetten dass...? on December 15, 2001. The programme is one of the longest-running on German television. The show was broadcast by ZDF live from Messe Dresden.
Elton performed the second single from Songs from the West Coast, This Train Don't Stop There Anymore, released early January 2002. Earlier in the show, Elton was interviewed as the composer of The Lion King which opened in Hamburg a few weeks ago.