SIMON & GARFUNKEL: The Collection 5CDs + DVD [Columbia88697 13466 2]
Wednesday Morning 9AM
Sounds Of Silence
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
Bridge Over Troubled Water
The Concert In Central Park (DVD)
I don't need to actually review this excellent box set. History has seen that such activity is irrelevant - the qualityof and the continued interest in this music speaks for itself. What is truly remarkable about this (re-?)release is the price which should morally set a precedent for future issues of back catalogue. In the UK this marvellous collection is currently selling for less than £15, both in stores and online.
Apart from the great packaging - [no nasty plastic] - a sturdy card box with each disc contained in a card replica of its original LP sleeve, there are a clutch of bonus tracks on every one. What a brilliant Christmas present for any music lover.
The record company should, for once, be congratulated on actually producing a quality completist collection such as fans would wish for and at a reasonable recommended price, and the retailers must share in this applause for responding by forcing the price down still further. A rare retailing triumph that benefits us all for a change.