News featuring Simon & Garfunkel

The following news stories mention Simon & Garfunkel. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 10 hours ago.

’14 Nov 18 Tue

Tuesday 18th November

  • First Aid Kit – “America” Video (Simon & Garfunkel Cover)

    Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit have already covered Jack White and R.E.M. this year. Now they’re covering another tune from the modern American songbook — a song about America, in fact. The Söderberg sisters recorded Simon & Garfunkel’s “America” and teamed with Simon Gozzi to direct one of those videos that ties together scenes [...]

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’14 Oct 3 Fri

Friday 3rd October

’14 Oct 2 Thu

Thursday 2nd October

  • Simon & Garfunkel Treated to 'Complete Albums Collection' Box Set

    The Christmas shopping season is right around the corner, and you know what that means: lots of box sets and anthologies from classic artists. This includes Simon & Garfunkel, who will be treated to a catalog-spanning set called The Complete Albums Collection, which will drop on November 24 through Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings. As the title indicates, this collection brings together the iconic folk duo's five studio albums — 1964's Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., 1966's Sounds of Silence and Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, 1968's Bookends, and...Read More

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’14 Sep 5 Fri

Friday 5th September

’14 Aug 6 Wed

Wednesday 6th August

  • Matthew Barber and Justin Rutledge Score Stage Adaptation of 'The Graduate'

    Simon & Garfunkel wrote the iconic music for the classic 1967 film The Graduate. When a stage adaptation of that same story — based on a 1963 novel by Charles Webb — comes to Montreal's Segal Centre for Performing Arts towards the end of this summer, it will feature music from a different twosome: Toronto folk rock songwriters Matthew Barber and Justin Rutledge. The pair have composed an original score, which they will be performing live on stage when the production runs from August 31 to September 21. The music is described as the pair's "own spin on the film's iconic...Read More

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’14 Jun 17 Tue

Tuesday 17th June

  • 'Garden State' and 'Wish I Was Here' Soundtracks Get Vinyl Pressings

    In 2004, Natalie Portman promised to change our lives with a song. Now, a decade later, the soundtrack to Garden State is finally coming to vinyl. It will be out on August 5. This is the first time Garden State has been pressed on vinyl. The 13 songs are split across two records and housed in a gatefold jacket. Among the artists who appear here are Iron & Wine (covering the Postal Service's "Such Great Heights"), Simon & Garfunkel, Coldplay, Nick Drake, Thievery Corporation and, of course, the Shins (whose "New Slang" was the aforementioned life-changer). The release...Read More

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’14 Jun 4 Wed

Wednesday 4th June

’14 May 23 Fri

Friday 23rd May

  • Hamilton's Ash & Bloom Unveil Debut Album

    When it comes to singing as a duo, Ash & Bloom take their cues from the masters. The Hamilton, ON pair count Simon & Garfunkel as a primary influence on their debut album, Let the Storm Come, which is due out on June 24. The 12-song collection features tunes written with Peter Katz, Caroline Brooks (of the Good Lovelies), Julie Crochietere and Rob Szabo. This material was selected from hundreds of songs written since band members Matt McKenna and James Bloemendal met a decade ago. They used to play in the band Garner before becoming a duo. Ash & Bloom said in a statement,...Read More

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’14 May 18 Sun

Sunday 18th May

’14 Apr 28 Mon

Monday 28th April

  • Paul Simon Arrested

    Veteran musician Paul Simon has been arrested in Connecticut.The Simon & Garfunkel star, 72, was detained by police officers on suspicion of...

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