"Your Song" is a ballad composed and performed by musician Elton John. The song's lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin. According to the Your Song Songfacts, he wrote them over breakfast at John's parents' house, where he was living. The original lyrics have coffee stains on them. It appeared on John's self-titled second album in 1970.
The song was released in the U.S. in October 1970 as the B-side to "Take Me to the Pilot". Both received airplay .