Love is worth waiting for by Elton John is a self-titled album that was released in 1988. It was John’s self-proclaimed comeback and a reaction to the negative press surrounding his career. The album was certified gold by the RIAA in August 1988. It was the first of several albums to feature the legendary rocker. The song “Love is Worth Waiting For” is a classic, and is a top-five hit on the Billboard Hot 100.