Monday 9 November 2015 by Neil Tollfree

Elton John and Vladimir Putin to record new version of ‘Nikita’


Elton John Putin Nikita

Elton John has revealed plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to discuss LGBT rights and record a new version of cold war classic ‘Nikita’.

“We’ve been looking to record together for a long time now,” said the shirtless Russian President as he wrestled a polar bear.

“And Sir Elton’s ‘Nikita’ has always held a fond place in my heart as Nikita was the name of the first young woman I had sent to a gulag.”

It is understood that they intend to keep a very similar musical arrangement, with the possible addition of some sleigh-bells to give the song a seasonal flavour.

Sir Elton will still carry the majority of the vocal, with President Putin taking the high harmony as he has an unnaturally girlish singing voice.

“It’s all tremendously exciting,” said Sir Elton

“It is a great privilege to be the guests of a Russian president, so David’s picked up some lovely luxury chocolate biscuits from Markses and a hilarious t-shirt of Larry Grayson saying ‘You ruddy big poof,’ as gifts for Mr Putin.”

President Putin joins a glittering array of superstars who have previously recorded with Sir Elton including Chris Rea, PM Dawn, and Kiki f**king Dee.

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