I had posted songs which I consider poetic and timeless before here. Sometime last year, my daughter sent me a link to a new interpretation of one of these classics. This new rendition of “Sound of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel was haunting and prescriptive. One might even argue, it is apropos to the time we now live in. This from a Chicago-based band known for their heavy metal Billboard 200 hits that have rivaled Dave Matthews and Metallica.
In their 2015 album, Immortalized, they included their rendition of Paul Simon’s live-forever works:
Disturbed has shown that they can take Paul Simon’s masterpiece and make it resonate with the current generation. This only reinforces Simon and Garfunkel’s work as timeless in music and message.
Recently, I hear the group is nominated for the Grammies: https://www.npr.org/player/embed/509685612/509937108