This week (4 June) Paul Simon's Graceland celebrates its 25th birthday with the release of a new edition featuring the record, a documentary about the album's making, Under African Skies, and more. To mark this anniversary for the first album ever to receive five stars from Q (way back in our first ever issue), each day this week Paul Simon himself introduces a different song from the album.
Paul Simon: "I kept singing this chorus, I'm going to Graceland/ I'm going to Graceland. I was thinking, of course this line will go away because the song is not about Elvis Presley or Graceland, it's a South African record. But it wouldn't go away. Finally I thought I better go to Graceland. I had never been. Maybe there's something about this that I'm supposed to find out..."
For more head to Paulsimon.com
12:00 AM | 08/06/2012
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