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CONTEST: Win Paul Simon's 'Live in New York City'

Win the 2 CD/1 DVD special package capturing Paul Simon live in New York!

Just back after a nice long Labor Day weekend? Well be excited to be at your desk cause you've found another fantastic PopMatters contest. We’re offering two of our readers to get their hands on the new Paul Simon 2 CD and 1 DVD special packages Live in New York City! This live performance set featuring some of Simon's most beloved and classic songs as well as newer selections was filmed at NYC s Webster Hall. and is not available till September 18th, but you can win a copy in advance. Keep on reading to find out how to enter.

From the Press Release:

During the first leg of Paul Simon’s triumphant, 2011 U.S. tour, he thrilled hometown fans with a special club performance at New York City’s historic Webster Hall. The show, captured on film for PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY, is set for release on September 18th, 2012 and presents this iconic artist working at the peak of his artistic and creative powers in an unusually intimate setting.

PAUL SIMON LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) recorded in superb high-definition by director Martyn Atkins along with sterling audio mixed by Phil Ramone and Andy Smith, will be available in three formats: 2-CD/1-DVD special package, Blu-Ray and Standard DVD.

The 20-song, 90-minute set list was drawn from his legendary career and includes several songs that haven’t been performed live in many years. “Kodachrome,” “Mother and Child Reunion,” “Gone At Last” and “The Obvious Child” are just some of the highlights as well as songs from Simon’s most recent album, 2011’s So Beautiful or So What (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) including “Dazzling Blue,” “Rewrite,” “The Afterlife” and the album’s propulsive title track.

Joining Paul on the show is a stellar band of musicians including Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini, guitarist/drummer Jim Oblon, pianist Mick Rossi, saxophonist/ keyboardist Andrew Snitzer, bassist Bakithi Kumalo, guitarist Mark Stewart, master percussionist Jamey Haddad and multi-instrumentalist Tony Cedras.

Visit the official Paul Simon website here.

Preorder Live in New York City at Amazon and be sure to pick up the 25th anniversary edition of Graceland with the Under African Skies documentary as well.

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