PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY SET FOR SEPTEMBER 18 RELEASE
PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY
SET FOR SEPTEMBER 18 RELEASE
2-CD/1-DVD Special Package Captures Paul Simon Performing Classic Songs and Music From His Critically Acclaimed Album, ‘So Beautiful or So What’
(August 21, 2012 – Toronto, ON) During the first leg of his triumphant 2011 North American tour, Paul Simon thrilled fans in New York with a special club performance at the city’s historic Webster Hall. The show, captured on film for PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY, is set for worldwide release on September 18, 2012 via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company and presents this iconic artist working at the peak of his artistic and creative powers in an unusually intimate setting. PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY was recorded in superb high-definition by director Martyn Atkins along with sterling audio mixed by Phil Ramone and Andy Smith, and will be available in three formats: 2-CD/1-DVD special package, Blu-Ray and Standard DVD. The 20-song, 90-minute set list was drawn from his legendary career and includes several songs that haven’t been performed live in many years. “Kodachrome”, “Mother and Child Reunion”, “Gone At Last” and “The Obvious Child” are just some of the highlights as well as songs from Simon’s most recent album, 2011’s So Beautiful or So What including “Dazzling Blue”, “Rewrite”, “The Afterlife” and the album’s propulsive title track. Joining Paul on the show is a stellar band of musicians including Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini, guitarist/drummer Jim Oblon, pianist Mick Rossi, saxophonist/ keyboardist Andrew Snitzer, bassist Bakithi Kumalo, guitarist Mark Stewart, master percussionist Jamey Haddad and multi-instrumentalist Tony Cedras.
On the web: www.paulsimon.comPaul Simon Live In New York City track list: The Obvious Child Dazzling Blue 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover So Beautiful Or So What Mother And Child Reunion That Was Your Mother Hearts And Bones Crazy Love, Vol. II Slip Slidin' Away Rewrite The Boy In The Bubble The Only Living Boy In New York The Afterlife Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Gumboots ENCORE The Sound Of Silence Kodachrome Gone At Last Late In The Evening Still Crazy After All These Years
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