Elton John tells Ed Sheeran his popularity won't last forever

ELTON JOHN:  Words of advice for Ed Sheeran

Elton John has some words of advice for his buddy Ed Sheeran -- his current monster success won't last forever.

Speaking on singer George Ezra's podcast, Sir Elton revealed that he told Sheeran that "You have a heyday and you have a rest, and the heyday can never be replaced.” He pointed to his own career arc and said that he had the common sense to know that he wasn't "going to have a number-one every time straight away. I knew someone else would take over. It’s cyclical.”

Earlier, Elton had revealed that he was the one who advised Sheeran to disappear after his previous album, x[Multiply], got to be so huge, saying, "'Ed, even I’m sick of you. Go away.' And he did." Sheeran ditched social media, went off on a long overseas vacation with his girlfriend, came back and made ÷ [Divide], which is even bigger than Multiply was. (NME)

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