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 21351 hours ago.

’15 May 25 Mon

Monday 25th May

  • Art Garfunkel Labels Paul Simon a "Monster"

    Simon & Garfunkel broke up way back in 1970, but the duo's notoriously fraught relationship is still crazy after all these years. Art Garfunkel is clearly still bitter about the band's split, since he hurled some insults Paul Simon's way during an interview with the Telegraph. Garfunkel claimed, "I don't want to say any anti-Paul Simon things." But then he proceeded to do just that, saying this about the breakup: "How can you walk away from this lucky place on top of the world, Paul? What's going on with you, you idiot? How could you let that go, jerk?" When asked if the...

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  • Art Garfunkel calls Paul Simon a 'jerk' for splitting duo at height of success

    Four decades after their parting, Art Garfunkel speaks honestly of his feelings towards his former musical partner ahead of a solo tour

    Art Garfunkel has spoken candidly about the disappointment he felt following the split of Simon & Garfunkel at the peak of their career. “How can you walk away from this lucky place on top of the world, Paul?” he rhetorically asked his bandmate during a recent interview. “What’s going on with you, you idiot? How could you let that go, jerk?”

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’15 May 8 Fri

Friday 8th May

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’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 […]

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’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.

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’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 [...]

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’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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