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|3.0 good||kheman1317 | April 16th 18|
The Sound of Silence is the only song that actually stands out and is one of my all time favorites. Apart from that, the album is pretty much mediocre with a couple of good songs but nothing phenomenal.
|4.0 excellent||RoundOnEndHiInMiddle | July 30th 15|
There isn't really a duo out there like Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Together, they made some of the greatest folk tunes the world has known, and remain easy listening and wonderful today. This, their debut record, wasn't exactly a roaring commercial success, but looking back, it is certainly a great album. The best songs here are written by Paul Simon, including "Bleecker Street", "Sparrow" and "The Sound Of Silence". Here, melancholy yet evocative folk is used at its best, with excellent lyricism all the way around. Other songs like "Benedictus" and "Go Tell It On The Mountain" are covers of traditional folk songs passed down through the years, as well as a cover of one of Bob Dylan's most famous songs, "The Times They Are-A-Changin'". Altogether, it is the excellent start of something fantastic in the folk world, and the start of one of the most recognizable duos in music.
|2.0 poor||afangman92 | March 29th 15|
Paul Simon wrote a lot of obnoxious, overly precious lyrics that taint even S&G's best work. His childish lyrics covered up only by guitar and neat harmonies, Simon's own bullshittery overwhelms him.
|3.0 good||TheManMachine | December 3rd 12|
Those rehashes of the traditional folk songs sound pretty tired, but most of the originals really shine.
|3.5 great||Atari STAFF | May 17th 18|
|3.5 great||NateMa | April 12th 18|
|5.0 classic||998kbo | December 17th 17|
|3.5 great||Gueero | November 13th 17|
|4.0 excellent||Diachy | October 12th 17|
|3.5 great||solrage | September 25th 17|
|2.5 average||deslad | May 15th 17|
|2.5 average||rjk | January 22nd 17|
|3.5 great||Pangea | November 22nd 16|
|3.5 great||manu8a | April 3rd 16|
|4.0 excellent||wham49 | October 21st 15|
|3.5 great||elry2k | August 3rd 15|
|4.0 excellent||LepreCon | December 16th 14|
|3.0 good||Lilt98 | April 20th 14|
|3.0 good||KILL | December 9th 12|
|3.0 good||ADM20 | July 30th 12|
|3.5 great||yarong | June 20th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Tiwo | June 4th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Altmer | December 13th 11|
|3.0 good||Ricpru | February 19th 11|
|3.5 great||Ire | September 9th 10|
|5.0 classic||Azeta86 | September 19th 09|
|3.0 good||Egglord | September 15th 07|
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