"It's a simple lyric, but it's an intelligent adult lyric. It's basically about the rigors of adult love, and it's a million miles away from 'Your Song.' - Bernie Taupin
"It's about a marriage falling apart and trying to live a lie when you actually can't. People call it the divorce song." - Bernie Taupin
"I think 'Sacrifice' is one of the best songs we've written." - Bernie Taupin
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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