SI­MON’S SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY

Herald Sun - - NEWS -

FOLK rock leg­end Paul Si­mon yes­ter­day an­nounced an al­bum with fresh takes on pre­vi­ously re­leased songs as he pre­pares to quit tour­ing.

The for­mer half of Si­mon and Gar­funkel, who pi­o­neered world mu­sic fu­sion in the 1980s, has pre­vi­ously said he will stop tour­ing af­ter a Septem­ber 22 con­cert at For­est Hills Sta­dium in the New York bor­ough of Queens, where he grew up.

Pre­par­ing for his fi­nale, Si­mon said he will re­lease a 14th solo stu­dio al­bum on Septem­ber 7, In the Blue Light, where guests join him to rein­ter­pret his songs.

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