Later in his career, Simon admitted he had second thoughts about that decision. I love doing it. Thank the Lord the feeling — the goose bumps — constantly checks in every time I do it. And don't be afraid to. For survivors of violence and abuse, wounds are n. Load More Follow on Instagram. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Subscribe to Newsletter. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly.
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April 2, Retrieved April 18, March 9, It is the biggest selling ever for Columbia Records. At the ceremony, Art Garfunkel said: "Well, here we are, years later, I'm still singing it from town to town, and it's completely alive and fresh to me.
There is nothing dated, or any feeling of the past - I love doing it. Thank the Lord the feeling - the goose bumps - constantly checks in every time I do it. In June , a charity version was recorded by Artists For Grenville, a group comprising 50 well-known British vocalists and musicians. They were collected together by Simon Cowell to record a charity single to raise money for the families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in June The song immediately climbed to 1 on the UK singles chart.
The songwriter Dan Wilson wrote: "I might be in the minority, but personally I find Art Garfunkel's voice on 'Bridge' to be disconnected, cool and distant. He sounds so calm and stoned that he's barely touchable, just floating off into the ether. And it's genius. He's not trying to add emotion to the song or compel you to feel anything.
He's just soaring on the melody. The song is doing the work. I think that makes the words even more deeply moving.Listen to Bridge Over Troubled Water on Spotify. Simon & Garfunkel · Album · · 11 songs.