Heart in the Right Place


Heart in the Right Place

Heart in the Right Place is a song by Elton John with lyrics written by Gary Osborne. It is the second track of his 1981 album, The Fox. It is basically a blues song, one of the few blues songs of his career. The lyrics pretty much describe Elton's relationship to journalists at the time, the tabloids, and the papers. The vocal is heavily influenced by John Lennon, whose death occurred while recording the album. Musically it features plenty of phasers and special keyboard effects.

As described by Allmusic, this could easily be a follow-up to his Caribou-album track, "Stinker".


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  • heart\ in\ the\ right\ place — • heart is in the right place • have one s heart in the right place To be kind hearted, sympathetic or well meaning; have good intentions. All the tramps and stray dogs in the neighborhood knew that Mrs. Brown s heart was in the right place. Tom… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • heart in the right place — If someone s heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • heart in the right place —    If someone s heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so.    If someone s heart is in the right place, their intentions and feelings are good.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have\ one's\ heart\ in\ the\ right\ place — • heart is in the right place • have one s heart in the right place To be kind hearted, sympathetic or well meaning; have good intentions. All the tramps and stray dogs in the neighborhood knew that Mrs. Brown s heart was in the right place. Tom… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have one's heart in the right place — See: HEART IS IN THE RIGHT PLACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have one's heart in the right place — See: HEART IS IN THE RIGHT PLACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have one's heart in the right place — ► have one s heart in the right place be sincere or well intentioned. Main Entry: ↑heart …   English terms dictionary

  • have one's heart in the right place — To be basically decent or generous • • • Main Entry: ↑heart * * * be sincere or well intentioned …   Useful english dictionary

  • have one's heart in the right place — idi have one s heart in the right place, to be well intentioned …   From formal English to slang

  • have one's heart in the right place — be sincere or well intentioned. → heart …   English new terms dictionary