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The 76-year-old star cited the recent death of his lead guitarist and wanting to spend time with his family as reasons for his retirement from touring.
“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,” Paul says of this farewell tour.
“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.”
Simon has been on the go since the 1960s, and says he’s still obsessed with music.
“I think about music constantly,” he reveals. “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.”
His farewell show will also feature legends James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt, who promise “an historic evening of timeless classics”.
Tickets for the July 13 show at the RDS are on sale now from all the usual outlets.