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EJW Wishes Star a Happy 70th as He Tells Radio Host About Approaching His Big Day

Written by Chief Editor.

Elton turns 70 tomorrow, and this Web site hopes he has a splendid time.

Meanwhile, the pop icon has been reflecting on life with Beats 1’s Zane Lowe.

The composer said his marriage to David Furnish has “gotten better and better and better,” while admitting, “we’ve had our ups and downs like every other couple.”

“Our love has grown stronger and stronger,” he said, adding, “And you have to work at it, you know you’re married.”

Elton also spoke about having children, saying it “makes all the difference because it’s about them, not you. And it’s the greatest thing you’ll ever know.”

He continued, “People say, ‘Well, I disagree, I don’t want children’ and that’s fine — I would have said the same thing, until I had them. Then it was like, ‘Wow this is it? Are you kidding me?’ If I was 15 years younger, I’d have two or three more. Without question.”
 
Elton said he is anticipating his birthday.
 
“Some people don’t like birthdays, they don’t like celebrating, they don’t want to know about them, and I’ve always enjoyed mine birthday,” he declared.
 
He also said:

“Seventy sounds so archaic, doesn’t it? When I was growing up, 70 sounded like the end of the world. But things have changed —you’re only as old as you feel inside.”

Though the performer acknowledged that sometimes, his physical strength is down, he said, “My inner self I feel great.”