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Paul Simon Graceland

"Paul Simon's Graceland Journey -- 25 Years Later."

SnagFilms | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
SnagFilms

The reach of oppression can be vast. The poor, outspoken, different, and dissonant are often harmed by political and social persecution; however, oppression can also hinder another foundational element of culture: artistic expression.

Paul Simon's Graceland Turns 25 -- Part Four: A Track by Track Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's not often pop music can acknowledge the uncertainty of life without succumbing to dread or pomposity. Simon slips in the needle when we're not looking, giving us the comfort of the music even as he details exactly how scared we truly are.

Paul Simon's Graceland Turns 25 -- Part Three: The Boycott

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Paul Simon's album Graceland has turned 25 sounding better than ever. Its impact on music and culture is vast and any list of the best albums of all time looks silly if Graceland doesn't appear on it somewhere.

Music: Paul Simon's Graceland Turns 25 as Influential (and Fun) as Ever

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I am NOT a fan of bulky boxed sets, whether it's music, TV shows, or movies. I often wonder if the people who design them ever bring these things home. Where do they put them? But when it arrived in the mail, I have to admit I broke into a grin.

'Graceland' at 25: Paul Simon's Masterpiece Sounds Brand New

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

I was flattered when I was asked to write the introduction to the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Paul Simon's 'Graceland.' There is music that sticks to you and sustains you and grows with you and pushes you to grow with it. 'Graceland' is all those things, and more.

'Under African Skies': A Documentary Film Review

Zorianna Kit | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The documentary pays tribute to the 25th anniversary of Graceland and chronicles Paul Simon's 2011 visit to South Africa since the '80s to reunite with the album's musicians.