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Paul Simon

Paul Simon

Jul 11th 2018 @ The SSE Hydro

Glasgow, United Kingdom
I Was There
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
7:00 PM
The SSE Hydro
Glasgow, United Kingdom
63 RSVPs
World-renowned singer/songwriter Paul Simon has announced he will perform at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on Wednesday 11th July as part of his Homeward Bound Farewell Tour.

According to Simon, the Homeward Bound tour is a fitting culmination of a performing career that began in the early 1960s and has coincided with his artistic journey as a songwriter and recording artist until the present day.

He said of this farewell tour, “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I'd consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”

Having created a distinctive and beloved body of work that includes 13 studio albums, plus five studio albums as half of Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon is the recipient of 16 Grammy Awards, three of which—Bridge over Troubled Water, Still Crazy after All These Years, and Graceland—were Album of the Year honorees.