'I'm ready to get back on the road': Elton John, 74, reveals he is returning to his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour after a 'restful break at home'
The star announced in 2018 that he was embarking on his final world tour.
The singer, 74, took to Instagram on Friday to reveal he will take to the stage once again after having a 'restful break at home' to conclude his lengthy run of goodbye shows,
Exciting news: Sir Elton John is finally 'ready to get back on the road' as he revealed on Instagram on Friday he will take to the stage once again after having a 'restful break at home'
The star beamed wearing a green Gucci tracksuit top and a pair of dark round sunglasses.
He wrote alongside the snap: 'After a restful break at home, I'm ready to get back on the road with my Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour!
'I'm wearing my Walk Of Fame sunglasses from the Elton John Eyewear collection. Plus Walmart are committed to donating $1m annually to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. They are exclusively available at Walmart and Sam's Club.'
He's back: The star has postponed shows during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour three times since announcing it in 2018
The hitmaker decided he wanted to retire after this tour so he could spend more time with his filmmaker husband David Furnish, 58, and their two sons, Zachary, 11, and Elijah, nine.
The Farewell Yellow Brick Road concerts were postponed after Covid struck but resumed earlier last year.
The show was cancelled again after the star revealed he was in 'considerable pain and discomfort' in his hip after a nasty fall on a hard surface.
He said of his 'great sadness' last year: 'I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since.'
Family: The hitmaker decided he wanted to retire after this tour so he could spend more time with his filmmaker husband David Furnish, 58, (pictured) and their two sons, Zachary and Elijah
Alongside the clip he wrote: 'It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I am forced to reschedule the 2021 dates of my Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Europe and the UK to 2023'.
However the legendary singer was forced to cancel shows again earlier this year due to testing positive for Covid.
The flamboyant British rocker had only just resumed his tour when he fell ill with the virus.
'Wow, we haven't played a show since the 6th of March 2020. This is a new experience for us, I've never had this amount of time off in my life ... playing music, well at least since I was 17 years of age,' he told the crowd at that concert.
Outing: On Thursday, Elton's husband David cut a casual figure as he met a friend for coffee in Notting Hill
'I have a fact for you, you have been holding on to these tickets for 745 days. And I can't thank you enough for being so patient. We live in funny times but we're gonna have a great time.'
On Thursday, Elton's husband David cut a casual figure as he met a friend for coffee in Notting Hill.
The filmmaker rocked a pair of beige trouser, a white T-shirt and a pair of Gucci trainers.
He seemed in high spirits hiding behind a pair of sunglasses as he hugged a friend in a flannel shirt.
Casual: The filmmaker rocked a pair of beige trouser, a white T-shirt and a pair of Gucci trainers and seemed in high spirits hiding behind a pair of sunglasses as he hugged a friend