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ARTIST: Art Garfunkel
ALBUM TITLE: The Very Best Of Art Garfunkel - Across America [Disc One] (perhaps surprisingly, this first volume in the pair was released seperately to the second)
BACKGROUND INFO: This is Part One of a two CD set - the second CD (Part Two) is listed separately. It was produced to promote Art Garfunkel's tour (which included performaces at the London Palladium) and to boost sales of Art's back catalogue including the DVD/movie release of Across America (with which it should not be confused!).
According to the publisher this is “A stunning double CD - ‘Across America: The Very Best of Art Garfunkel’ is a brilliant collection featuring the legendary tenor voice of an enduring twentieth century icon.” ‘Across America’ itself has a double meaning which refers not just to Art’s extensive touring, but also the cross-continental walks he has undertaken, writing poetry along the way. (Japan in the 1980s; America in incremental steps from 1983 to 1997, and most recently Europe). This promo was accompanied by an interview for which the webpage no longer exists. A more recent, yet extremely similar interview can be read here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/jan/01/art-garfunkel-interview
STYLE OF MUSIC / GENRE: Pop, rock, pop standards, acoustic, vocal, ballad, folk rock, soft rock
TRACKLIST (followed by approximate running time of each song):
2. Mrs Robinson
3. Crying In The Rain (Duet with James Taylor)
4. Scarborough Fair
5. A Poem On The Underground Wall
6. Bright Eyes
7. Homeward Bound
8. The Sound Of Silence
9. I Only Have Eyes For You
10. El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
NB. All tracks performed by Art Garfunkel live at the famous 1996 concert 'Across America', at the registry hall on Ellis Island (NY, USA).
FORMAT: CD promo album in illustrated card gatefold case (as pictured).
PUBLISHED BY: Hybrid Recordings, LLC. / BMI / The Mail on Sunday (2005)
CATALOGUE NUMBER: MOS039
CONDITION: This not a brand new CD. As such there may be signs of wear. It is an original product (not counterfeit). If we have more than one copy these are sent on a ‘first come, first served’ basis with those in the best condition sent to whoever buys first. Each CD is tested to ensure perfect playback.
POSTAGE & PACKING: Sent from the UK. FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE!!!