Elton John - I'm Still Standing

Elton John – I’m Still Standing

“I’m Still Standing” is a song by Elton John, released in July 1983 as the second single from his seventeenth studio album, “Too Low for Zero”. The song is known for its upbeat and lively pop-rock sound, featuring Elton John’s energetic vocals and a catchy melody.

Elton John - I'm Still Standing - single cover

“I’m Still Standing” was written by Elton John and his longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin. The lyrics convey a message of resilience and determination in the face of challenges, with the narrator expressing that, despite setbacks, they are still standing and moving forward.

The accompanying music video, directed by Russell Mulcahy, gained attention for its colorful and vibrant visuals, featuring Elton John performing the song in Cannes and Nice on the Côte d’Azur in France.


The song was a commercial success, reaching the top ten in various countries, including #1 in Canada. It remains one of Elton John’s well-known and enduring tracks, often associated with his 1980s musical output. The lively and anthemic nature of “I’m Still Standing” has made it a favorite among fans and a staple in Elton John’s live performances.

Elton John – I’m Still Standing – Lyrics