For ‘In the Blue Light,’ Paul Simon hires Bill Frisell, Wynton Marsalis and others to revisit several old and more obscure pieces of his catalogue. De(blue)lightful!

Paul Simon‘s ‘In the Blue Light’ is his fourteenth solo studio album recorded with among others Bill Frisell, Wynton Marsalis, Bryce Dessner from The National and the yMusic sextet and released on September 7, 2018 by Legacy Recordings.

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Rolling Stone
But leave it to Simon—who made Nile Rodgers play 90-something guitar takes for one session—to redo songs in ways that don’t exactly overhaul the originals. […]

The Independent
…they are contemplative and melancholic one moment, silly and absurdist the next […]

The Times
is a strange choice for a songwriter of his stature: a reworking of songs he felt were overlooked or not quite right first time […]

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