Paul Simon - The Obvious Child album
The Obvious Child" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his eighth studio album, The Rhythm of the Saints (1990), released by Warner Bros. Written by Simon, its lyrics explore mortality and aging. The song is accompanied by a performance from Brazilian drumming collective Olodum in a live recording.
Why deny the obvious child? Sonny sits by his window and thinks to himself How it's strange that some rooms are like cages Sonny's yearbook from high school Is down from the shelf And he idly thumbs through the pages Some have died Some have fled from themselves Or struggled from here to get there Sonny wanders beyond his interior walls Runs his. hand through his thinning brown hair
Paul Simon's official music video for 'Obvious Child'. it/PaulSimonthis site?IQid PSOC. As featured on The Essential Paul Simon. Why deny the obvious child? And in remembering a road sign I am remembering a girl when I was young And we said These songs are true These days are ours These tears are free And hey The cross is in the ballpark The cross is in the ballpark. We had a lot of fun We had a lot of money We had a little son and we thought we'd call him Sonny Sonny gets married and moves away Sonny has a baby and bills to pay Sonny gets sunnier Day by day by day by day.
Album: The Rhythm Of The Saints (1990). Charted: 15 92. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. In this song, an intriguing phrase is repeated: "The cross is in the ballpark. When asked of its meaning, Simon answered, "The cross, the burden that we carry, is in the ballpark, it's doable. The drums for this song were recorded live at Pelourinho Square in the Brazilian city of Salvador. They were played by the Afro-Brazilian group.
The Obvious Child Lyrics. The Obvious Child is found on the album Concert in the Park. Found on more albums: Born at the Right Time The Rhythm of the Saints Paul Simon 1964/1993 MTV's The Real World: New Orleans The Paul Simon Anthology Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar The Rhythm of the Saints The Studio Recordings 1972-2000 The Essential Paul Simon Paul Simon Opus Collection: This Better Be Good Songwriter. Paul Simon – The Obvious Child.
F CG Why deny the obvious child? D GC And in remembering a road sign. Some people say the sky is just the sky. DG But I say. C FC Why deny the obvious child? FC Why deny the obvious child? G CG Mm-. C G CG D.
Paul Simon 1964/1993 is a compilation album released in 1993 by Paul Simon. It contains a collection of recordings ranging from his earliest collaboration with Art Garfunkel (the 1957 release "Hey, Schoolgirl") and further Simon & Garfunkel hits to songs from his subsequent solo career. Despite carrying the title Paul Simon 1964/1993, the music on this compilation was recorded between 1957 and 1991, and no tracks were recorded in 1964 or 1993. The Obvious Child" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his eighth studio album, The Rhythm of the Saints (1990), released on Warner Bros.
Why deny the obvious child? Sonny sits by the window and thinks to himself How it’s strange that some roots are like cages Sonny’s yearbook from high school Is down on the shelf And he idle thumbs through the pages Some have died Some have fled from themselves Or struggled from here to get there Sonny wanders beyond his interior walls Runs his hands through his. thinning brown hair . The Essential Paul Simon. Live In New York City. The Complete Albums Collection.
|A||The Obvious Child (Single Mix)|
|B1||The Rhythm Of The Saints|
|B2||You Can Call Me Al|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Paul Simon
- Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
- Published By – Pattern Music Ltd.
- Mastered At – Musitech
- Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
- Record Company – Warner Communications
- Engineer – Roy Halee
- Producer, Written-By – Paul Simon
Notes℗ 1986* ["You Can Call Me Al"], 1990 WEA International Inc. © 1990 WEA International Inc.
Made in UK
Tracks A and B1 taken from the album "The Rhythm Of The Saints"
Track B2 taken from the album "Graceland"
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 0 7599-21776-0 3
- Barcode (Scanned): 075992177603
- Matrix / Runout (Label side A): W 9549 (T) A*
- Matrix / Runout (Label side B): W 9549 (T) B*
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): W9549(T)A₁ MT Ⅰ
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): W9549(T)B₁ 2 MT G
|7599-21777-2, W9549CD||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (CD, Single)||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||7599-21777-2, W9549CD||Germany||1990|
|7599-21776-0, W9549T||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (12")||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||7599-21776-0, W9549T||Germany||1990|
|5439 19549 - 7||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (7", Single)||Warner Bros. Records||5439 19549 - 7||France||1990|
|5439-19549-7||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (7", Lar)||Warner Bros. Records||5439-19549-7||Germany||1990|
|PRO CD 4480||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (CD, Single, Ltd, Promo)||Warner Bros. Records||PRO CD 4480||US||1990|