Where do you start with a musician like Paul Simon? Paul is one of the greatest American singer-songwriters of all time. Simon has won 13 Grammy awards including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award and is included on Time Magazine's list of "100 People Who Shaped the World".
His latest album "So Beautiful or So What" follows his 2006 release 'Surprise', his last album with Warner Bros. So 5 years later, and with a new record label Concord Music Group Paul, Simon has taken the song writing process right back to its roots. Talking about the creation process Paul Simon said "Since 'Graceland', I've always made the record based on either making the tracks or the percussion first," Simon told Rolling Stone. "This time the stimuli was a guitar in my lap. That takes me back to 'Still Crazy After All These Years' or 'Something So Right'."
The first single to be released from "So Beautiful or So What" is "The Afterlife" an acoustically driven track that muses on thoughts about the next world over a laid back Soca beat.
Paul Simon - 'So Beautiful or So What' The new album released June 13th
Fri, 2011-04-15 Seattle, WA WAMU Theater
Sun, 2011-04-17 Seattle, WA Showbox at The Market
Tue, 2011-04-19 Los Angeles, CA Music Box
Wed, 2011-04-20 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre
Thu, 2011-04-21 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre
Sat, 2011-04-23 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort & Casino Theatre
Mon, 2011-04-25 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall
Tue, 2011-04-26 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre
Wed, 2011-04-27 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
Mon, 2011-05-02 Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium
Fri, 2011-05-06 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
Sat, 2011-05-07 Toronhto, ON Sound Academy
Tue, 2011-05-10 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre
Wed, 2011-05-11 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre
Mon, 2011-05-16 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
Tue, 2011-05-17 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
Thu, 2011-05-19 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Sat, 2011-05-21 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Sun, 2011-05-22 Gulf Shores, AL Hangout Festival
Wed, 2011-05-25 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall
Fri, 2011-05-27 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Sat, 2011-05-28 Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata
Sun, 2011-05-29 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods
Wed, 2011-06-01 Boston, MA Wang Theatre
Thu, 2011-06-02 Boston, MA House of Blues
Tue, 2011-06-21 Cork, Ireland Live At The Marquee
Thu, 2011-06-23 Nottingham, U.K. Nottingham Royal Centre
Fri, 2011-06-24 Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow SECC
Mon, 2011-06-27 Bournemouth, U.K. Bournemouth International Centre
Tue, 2011-06-28 Hammersmith, U.K. HMV Apollo Hammersmith
Thu, 2011-06-30 Birmingham, U.K. Birmingham NIA
Sun, 2011-07-03 Manchester, U.K. O2 Apollo Manchester
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