Posts Tagged ‘Seven Psalms album’

Paul Simon’s ‘Seven Psalms’ – a biblical record of hope, fear and love

Thursday, June 29th, 2023
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Most Americans understand the Bible as a rulebook for how to live your life, but fewer think of it as a hymnal. Yet the long history of American—mostly Protestant—hymnody, set to the cadence of the King James Bible, is embedded in our collective religious consciousness. (Think Julia Ward Howe’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic” or Read more

Belief or not; Paul Simon journeys in new album

Monday, April 17th, 2023

Paul Simon has announced his first new album since 2018, the new album, Seven Psalms is out May 19. Describing the album as a journey, Simon says that the album is about an argument he is having with himself about belief or not. A video offers a brief behind-the-scenes look at the album’s creation, in Read more