Song of the Day #1,254: ‘Further to Fly’ – Paul Simon

Following the release of The Rhythm of the Saints, my family would debate whether this or Graceland was his greatest album.

Initially I sided with Rhythm, citing its earthy, exotic flavors and the way it turned world music into gorgeous pop. Eventually I came back around to Graceland‘s unique tour of South Africa via the Upper West Side. But there is no loser in that battle.

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