Sounds of Silence is the second studio album by Simon & Garfunkel, released on January 17, 1966. The album's title is a slight modification of the title of the duo's first major hit, "The Sound of Silence", which originally was released as "The Sounds of Silence". The song had earlier been released in an acoustic version on the album Wednesday Morning, 3 . and later on the soundtrack to the movie The Graduate.
The Sound Of Silence" was released in October 1964 as an acoustic ballad recorded by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. The song was the lead single from their debut album "Wednesday Morning, 3 . At first, the album and "The Sound Of Silence" were a commercial disaster (sold less than 2000 copies) and the duo were starting to break apart.
When the album tanked, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel split up. What they didn't know was that their record company had a plan. Simon and Garfunkel had no idea their acoustic song had been overdubbed with electric instruments, but it became a huge hit and got them back together. Had Wilson not reworked the song without their knowledge, the duo probably would have gone their separate ways. Simon told Mojo in 2000: "I tried very hard not to be influenced by him, and that was hard. The Sound Of Silence', which I wrote when I was 21, I never would have wrote it were it not for Bob Dylan. I saw him as a major guy whose work I didn't want to imitate in the least.
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Columbia released the amplified Silence, which became a hit before Simon and Garfunkel had even heard it. This second version peaked at in the . and charted in 7 others countries, becoming one of the most successful remixes of all-time. A third version of the song was released in 1982 on their internationally succesful live album, The Concert in Central Park. we have people unable to touch other people, unable to love other people. This is a song about the inability to communicate.
The Sound of Silence' is a song from the debut Simon & Garfunkel's album 'Wednesday Morning, 3 . Simon and Garfunkel weren't acknowledged that their song was overdubbed. This new version became a huge hit and got them back together. If Wilson had not reworked the song, Simon and Garfunkel probably would have gone their separate ways. Original version from "Wednesday Morning, 3 . Overdubbed version from "Sounds of Silence" album.
The Sound of Silence", originally "The Sounds of Silence", is a song by the American music duo Simon & Garfunkel. The song was written by Paul Simon over a period of several months in 1963 and 1964.
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