Paul Simon Announces Career-Spanning Compilation Album Due Out this Fall


Grammy Award-winning artist, Paul Simon, has issued an official press release announcing that his compilation album, Over the Bridge of Time: A Paul Simon Retrospective (1964-2011), is set to be released on October 15 via Legacy Recordings.

The LP will include 20 tracks and is the first single-CD collection to contain songs from Paul Simon’s solo career as well as those from his Simon & Garfunkel days.

According to the press release, the songs on the collection are ordered chronologically, with “The Sound of Silence” appearing first along with five additional Simon & Garfunkel hits, including the iconic, “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Solo songs from Simon that appear on the compilation album include "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard," "Mother and Child Reunion," "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" and more.

The release of Over the Bridge of Time: A Paul Simon Retrospective (1964-2011) also coincides with the same-day release of Paul Simon – The Complete Albums Collection, a 15-disc box set comprising of Simon’s official canon.

Simon (71) has won 12 Grammy's and has been honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  The rocker has also been inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, once in 1990 as a member of Simon and Garfunkel, and again in 2001 as a solo artist.

For more on all of Paul Simon’s upcoming releases, head to his official website.

Over The Bridge Of Time: A Paul Simon Retrospective (1964-2011) Tracklisting:

  1. The Sound Of Silence
  2. America 
  3. The Boxer
  4. Cecilia
  5. The Only Living Boy In New York
  6. Bridge Over Troubled Water
  7. Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard
  8. Mother And Child Reunion
  9. American Tune
  10. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
  11. Still Crazy After All These Years
  12. Slip Slidin’ Away
  13. Late In The Evening
  14. Hearts And Bones
  15. Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
  16. You Can Call Me Al 
  17. Spirit Voices
  18. That’s Where I Belong
  19. Everything About It Is A Love Song
  20. Love And Hard Times