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Recorded entirely on acoustic instruments,and predominantly performed by Paul, Seven Psalms showcases Simons craft at its finest and most captivating, simply with his voice and guitar. Intended to be listened to as one continuous piece, the 33-minute, seven-movement composition transcends the concept of the album".

A stunning, intricately layered work, its a record which establishes an engaging and meditative, almost hymnal soundscape, with Pauls lyrics providing the gravitational center for constellations of sound woven from guitar strings and other acoustic instrumentation including choral elements from the highly-regarded British vocal ensemble VOCES8, and a beautiful vocal appearance by Edie Brickell.

True to the origin of psalms as hymns meant to be sung rather than spoken, Seven Psalms reaches back to the very genesis of folk music: King Davids Psalms. The result is a quietly moving musical experience which uncovers a wealth of subtle details with every repeated listen. A step apart from anything Paul Simon has released before, Seven Psalmsdefies categorization.

The records tone is complemented by its artwork, which features a close-up extract of Two Owls by the celebrated landscape artist Thomas Moran.

Recorded entirely on acoustic instruments,and predominantly performed by Paul, Seven Psalms showcases Simons craft at its finest and most captivating, simply with his voice and guitar. Intended to be listened to as one continuous piece, the 33-minute, seven-movement composition transcends the concept of the album".

A stunning, intricately layered work, its a record which establishes an engaging and meditative, almost hymnal soundscape, with Pauls lyrics providing the gravitational center for constellations of sound woven from guitar strings and other acoustic instrumentation including choral elements from the highly-regarded British vocal ensemble VOCES8, and a beautiful vocal appearance by Edie Brickell.

True to the origin of psalms as hymns meant to be sung rather than spoken, Seven Psalms reaches back to the very genesis of folk music: King Davids Psalms. The result is a quietly moving musical experience which uncovers a wealth of subtle details with every repeated listen. A step apart from anything Paul Simon has released before, Seven Psalmsdefies categorization.

The records tone is complemented by its artwork, which features a close-up extract of Two Owls by the celebrated landscape artist Thomas Moran.

196587849016

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Format: Vinyl
Label: Sony Legacy
Rel. Date: 05/19/2023
UPC: 196587849016

Seven Psalms [LP]
Artist: Paul Simon
Format: Vinyl
New: Not in stock
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DISC: 1

1. The Lord
2. Love Is Like A Braid
3. My Professional Opinion
4. Your Forgiveness
5. Trail Of Volcanoes
6. The Sacred Harp
7. Wait

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Recorded entirely on acoustic instruments,and predominantly performed by Paul, Seven Psalms showcases Simons craft at its finest and most captivating, simply with his voice and guitar. Intended to be listened to as one continuous piece, the 33-minute, seven-movement composition transcends the concept of the album".

A stunning, intricately layered work, its a record which establishes an engaging and meditative, almost hymnal soundscape, with Pauls lyrics providing the gravitational center for constellations of sound woven from guitar strings and other acoustic instrumentation including choral elements from the highly-regarded British vocal ensemble VOCES8, and a beautiful vocal appearance by Edie Brickell.

True to the origin of psalms as hymns meant to be sung rather than spoken, Seven Psalms reaches back to the very genesis of folk music: King Davids Psalms. The result is a quietly moving musical experience which uncovers a wealth of subtle details with every repeated listen. A step apart from anything Paul Simon has released before, Seven Psalmsdefies categorization.

The records tone is complemented by its artwork, which features a close-up extract of Two Owls by the celebrated landscape artist Thomas Moran.

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