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Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

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"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
Single by Elton John
from the album Blue Moves
B-side"Shoulder Holster"
Released1 November 1976
Recorded22 March 1976
StudioEastern Sound, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Length3:48
LabelRocket (UK)
MCA (US)
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
(1976)
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(1976)
"Bite Your Lip (Get Up and Dance!)"
(1977)
Music video
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" at YouTube

"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" is a 1976 song by Elton John and was taken from his 11th studio album Blue Moves. It went to number 6 in the United States, number 3 in Canada and Ireland, number 11 in the United Kingdom and Australia and number 7 in New Zealand.

Blue version

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"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
Single by Blue featuring Elton John
from the album One Love
B-side"Sweet Thing"
Released9 December 2002 (2002-12-09)
Length
  • 3:41 (album version)
  • 3:31 (radio edit)
LabelVirgin, Innocent
Composer(s)Elton John
Lyricist(s)Bernie Taupin
Producer(s)StarGate
Blue singles chronology
"One Love"
(2002)
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(2002)
"U Make Me Wanna"
(2003)
Elton John singles chronology
"Your Song"
(2002)
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(2002)
"Are You Ready for Love"
(2003)
Music video
Blue featuring Elton John – "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" at YouTube

In 2002 British band Blue covered Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word for their second studio album One Love. It also featured Elton John for this duet. It went to number 1 in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Hungary and Scotland and made the top 10 in 16 additional countries except for Australia where it made only number 43.

Track listings

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UK CD1[1]

  1. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (radio edit) – 3:31
  2. "Lonely This Christmas" – 2:08
  3. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (Ruffin Ready Soul Mix) – 3:51
  4. Video interactive element – 3:30

UK CD2[2]

  1. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (radio edit) – 3:31
  2. "Album Medley" – 5:44
  3. "Sweet Thing" – 3:38
  4. Video interactive element – 3:30

UK cassette single[3]

  1. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (radio edit) – 3:31
  2. "Album Medley" – 5:44
  3. "Sweet Thing" – 3:38

Other websites

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  1. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (UK CD1 liner notes). Blue. Virgin Records, Innocent Records. 2002. SINDX43, 7243 5 46914 0 9.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (UK CD2 liner notes). Blue. Virgin Records, Innocent Records. 2002. SINCD 43, 7243 5 46913 0 0.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (UK cassette single sleeve). Blue. Virgin Records, Innocent Records. 2002. SINC43, 7243 5 46913 4 8.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)