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 3 hours ago.

’15 Jan 26 Mon

Monday 26th January

  • COIN’s New Single “Run”: Idolator Premiere

    Back in November 2013, Idolator premiered COIN’s cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s 1970 hit “Cecilia.” Since then, the synth-y pop-rock quartet have steadily been working on their self-titled debut LP with producer Jay Joyce, a current Grammy nominee, and it’s due out in June via StarTime International. Ahead of their LP’s release, COIN are heading […]

    Read the complete article at www.idolator.com

’15 Jan 6 Tue

Tuesday 6th January

  • First Aid Kit - "America" (video)

    America is a long road; in 2014, First Aid Kit travel it in its cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "America".

    First Aid Kit has had a busy and successful 2014, touring hard behind its third album, Stay Gold. To mark Record Store Day/Black Friday, the duo released a cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s “America”. Covers of well-known songs can be difficult, but here First Aid Kit give the song a new, feminine interpretation.

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

’14 Dec 19 Fri

Friday 19th December

  • First Aid Kit – “Walk Unafraid” Video

    Last month we heard First Aid Kit’s cover of R.E.M.’s “Walk Unafraid” from the new Reese Witherspoon movie Wild. (Incidentally, we also heard the Swedish folk duo cover Simon & Garfunkel’s “America” last month following the summer release of their album Stay Gold.) The video for “Walk Unafraid” features clips from Wild intercut with footage [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

’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 [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

’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

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

’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

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

’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

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

’14 Jun 4 Wed

Wednesday 4th June

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