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Paul Simon Raves About Disturbed Version of ‘The Sound of Silence’

by Paul Cashmere on April 4, 2016

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Paul Simon has posted a message on Facebook calling the Disturbed version of his song “Wonderful”.

“In case you missed it, Disturbed did a wonderful rendition of “The Sound of Silence” on Conan this week. The S&G cover also appears on Disturbed’s latest album, Immortalized,” Paul Simon said.

In case you missed it, Disturbed did a wonderful rendition of "The Sound of Silence" on Conan this week. The S&G cover…

Posted by Paul Simon on Saturday, 2 April 2016

Paul Simon wrote ‘The Sound of Silence’ in 1963 and 1964 and first recording it for Simon & Garfunkel’s debut album ‘Wednesday Morning 3AM’. The album was released in October 1964 and was originally a commercial failure but started to gather airplay in 1965 which led to a remix with electric instruments and a re-release in September 1965. Second time around it went to no 1 on the Billboard chart in January 1966.

Disturbed performed the song on ‘Conan’ on March 28, 2016.

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