If you’re a PAUL SIMON fanand don’t already own this albumfor God’s sake, GET IT, today. Of the many great albums this American songwriter has crafted, Graceland and The Rhythm Of The Saints may be the pinnacle.
referencing The Rhythm Of The Saints, LP, Album, Club, W1-26098, 1-26098 Alternate listing – as suggested by Paul Simon originally According to an article published in Stereophile magazine, Simon’s original track sequence was changed when “the boys in Warners’ front office insisted the album’s lead single, ‘The Obvious Child’ be given pride of
Historically, The Rhythm of the Saints was going to be the last moment when Paul Simon was really considered an essential contemporary artist. His previous album Graceland had been an enormous success, and while the early 1990s saw a new peak for the so-called world music – which this album certainly represents – the whole thing owed much to Paul Simon and Graceland.