In 1997, at “An Audience with Elton John,” actor Richard E. Grant hilariously put Elton John on the spot about his creativity and how he produces songs.
I’ve heard that you write your songs very, very quickly. And I’ve brought some words along and hoped that you could put some music to them. Would you do that?
After a quick facepalm, Elton asks him what the lyrics are. To which Grant replies…
Um, well, it’s from… It’s the… It’s the instructions from my oven.