Daniel (Elton John song)

song and pop ballad by Elton John

"Daniel" is a 1973 song by Elton John and was taken from his sixth studio album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player. It went to number 2 in the United States, Zimbabwe and New Zealand, number 1 in Canada and number 4 in the United Kingdom and Ireland and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1974. It went on to be covered by Wilson Phillips.

Single by Elton John
from the album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
B-side"Skyline Pigeon"
ReleasedJanuary 1973 (1973-01)
Recorded10 June 1972,
Château d'Hérouville, France
GenreSoft rock
LabelMCA (US)
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Crocodile Rock"
"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"