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The History of The Albums – n°383

[I also invite you to read my previous review on Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence (1966), in order to better understand it]. What is really impressive with this New York duo that we almost don't need to introduce is that you will always find someone who will prefer a different album than yours. Indeed, Sounds of Silence (1966) to the last Bridge Over Troubled Water is a real no-fail that spans 4 albums of breathtaking quality. Here's ... read more


Holy fuck this is amazing considering I was kind of expecting a very similar sounding album throughout but their expiermental production choices, haunting writing, 60s pop, and excellent folk makes for a phenominal listen


Simon & Garfunkel discography review #4

I’ve loved this album for a long time and it’s always fun to revisit.Simon & Garfunkel start to change there style up and get sort of experimental in this one whilst keeping the folk-pop/folk- rock sound we know them for and god damn it works well. Paul Simon especially shines in this one with his upgrade in songwriting and amazing voice. We can really see an evolution in the duo with this Lp and i think this is what made them become ... read more


God bless you Please mrs Robinson i dont care about any of the other songs


Bookends is an album that feels so much longer then it's 29 minute runtime, but in the best way possible. It's simply charming and full of interesting folk like bops to keep you in this rose tinted haze that makes anything so much more enjoyable. I think the standout on here has to be Old Friends with it's beautiful strings arrangement filling my ears along with Paul Simon's sharp but soft voice. I wish I could say more but this album was such a blast and I would totally see myself coming ... read more


where would folk music be without "voices of old people"

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Added on: September 21, 2013