Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1970 Ratings: #13 / 160
User Score
1970 Rank: #10All Time: #387
Liked by 253 people
January 26, 1970 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

Bridge Over Troubled Water, at its most ambitious and bold, on its title track, was a quietly reassuring album; at other times, it was personal yet soothing; and at other times, it was just plain fun.

100
Sputnikmusic
The album serves as an example of what could have been; what could have been had the band continued and what could have been had such attention been given to the writing and arrangement of the previous four offerings, for the strength of the instrumentation pulls this album far above those that went before it.
91
Entertainment Weekly

Smoother than Bookends but featuring slighter songs, except for the near-perfect title track and ”The Boxer.”

nemgax
91

if u cover up paul simons face it looks like art garfunkel has a rly long funky moustache

MickyT
80

The 5th and final album from one of the most iconic duos in music history Simon & Garfunkel doesn't disappoint in the slightest, in fact 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' is possibly the duos best album. Despite some songs on here being overplayed as hell, this album has so much about it that makes it great, whether that be the diverse sounds of the songs on the record or the duos vocals and songwriting. There some absolutely gorgeous pieces on this thing such as the title track, The Boxer and ... read more

_Unbiased
93

Bye Bye Happiness
Hello Loneliness

Jerrilo
85

Bridge Over Troubled Water is one of the most sweet sounding albums I've ever heard. The duo has always had a pretty mature sound in their music but here it feels at its peak. It's fluid, gorgeous, soft, and damn iconic. There are a lot of really deep, solemn moments on here on tracks like "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright", and "The Only Living Boy In New York", the last of which is my personal favourites. Paul and Art have always ... read more

bllocky
80

Farquaad went crazy on this one 🔥

thegamingfoo
90

A bridge to stopping my self from ending it. The best songs on here are Bridge over troubled water and The boxer and there is no worst song on here.

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