Exclusive Premiere: Listen to "The Afterlife" From Paul Simon's "Live in New York City"
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 09:56:18
During the first leg of Paul Simon's triumphant, 2011 U.S. tour, he thrilled hometown fans with a special club performance at New York City's historic Webster Hall. The show, captured on film for Paul Simon Live in New York City, is set for release on September 18, but you can enjoy a taste now by listening to a stream of the song "The Afterlife" from the release, right here, right now on ARTISTdirect.com.
We've teamed up with Simon to stream this song from the release, which presents this iconic artist working at the peak of his artistic and creative powers in an unusually intimate setting.
The album was recorded in superb high-definition by director Martyn Atkins along with sterling audio mixed by Phil Ramone and Andy Smith, 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.
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.
The Obvious Child
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
The Boy In The Bubble
The Only Living Boy In New York
Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
The Sound of Silence
Gone at Last
Late in the Evening
Still Crazy After All These Years
So listen and enjoy the sound of Paul Simon, a living songwriting legend, live in New York City.
Stream the song "The Afterlife" now!
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