The Sound of Silence (remix with overdubs)

~ Recording by Simon & Garfunkel

Annotation

This track was originally known as The Sounds of Silence, and the original LP and singles called it that way. The lyrics contain both versions.

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-16 09:30 UTC.

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CL 2469
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CBS 32020
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CL 2469
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 62690
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia Masterworks OS 3180
1.14 The Sound of Silence 3:08 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia Masterworks OS 3180
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 62408
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) KC 31350
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) S 69003
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) PC 31350
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) SBP 473988
1.7 Los sonidos del silencio 3:06 CBS 10º Aniversario. 10 años de éxitos Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) S 14307
1.6 Sound of Silence 3:07 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - More American Graffiti Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 0082.068-2
1.10 The Sound of Silence 3:05 The Simon and Garfunkel Collection Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CBS 10029
1.10 The Sound of Silence 3:05 The Simon and Garfunkel Collection Simon & Garfunkel CBS/Sony (Japan) 35DP 13
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel CBS/Sony (Japan) 30AP 2259
1.10 The Sound of Silence 3:05 The Simon and Garfunkel Collection Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CDCBS 24005
1.10 The Sound of Silence 3:05 The Simon and Garfunkel Collection Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CDCBS 24005
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CDCBS69003
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel CBS/Sony (Japan) 32DP 383
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 460954 2
1.14 The Sound of Silence 3:08 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 32359 2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 3180
1.14 The Sound of Silence 3:08 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 3180
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 32359 2
1.13 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Collected Works Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) C3K 45322
1.6 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Collected Works Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) C3K 45322
1.13 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Collected Works Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 467404 2, 467404-2
1.6 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Collected Works Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 467404 2, 467404-2
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 31350
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Knuffelrock 2 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 467572 2
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Kuschelrock 4 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 467475 2
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:04 The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) MOOD CD21
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 20 Golden Hits Simon & Garfunkel Alex Merck Music alex cd 30
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:05 20 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 468045 2
1.8 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Flower Power - United We Stand, Disc 2 Various Artists
1.13 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 468045 2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Gallo Record Company CDANIC 050
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:03 The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 4693512
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:04 The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel Collection Simon & Garfunkel Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) TVK 24003
1.14 Sound of Silence 3:04 All the Best Of, Volume 3 Various Artists UN 3 133
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:04 The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CDCOL 34420
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Paul Simon: 1964-1993 Paul Simon Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 9 45394-2
1.14 Sound of Silence 3:04 All the Best Of, Volume 3 Various Artists UN 3 146
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Kuschelrock 4 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 467475 2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 The Paul Simon Anthology Paul Simon Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 9362-45408-2
1.11 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Candlelight Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 477868-2
1.8 The Sounds of Silence 3:06 Flower Power, Volume 2 Various Artists Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) UN 3 065
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Knuffelrock 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 467572 9
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Het beste uit de top 60 van de jaren 60 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Kuschelrock 4 Various Artists Sony Music Media 467475 2
1.10 Sound of Silence 3:03 The Simon and Garfunkel Collection: 17 of Their All-Time Greatest Recordings Simon & Garfunkel CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CDCOL 3148 K
1.14 The Sound of Silence (single version) 3:07 Old Friends Simon & Garfunkel Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C3K 654729, C3K 654729,
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Gold Simon & Garfunkel KOCH International (Austrian label)
1.14 The Sound of Silence (single version) 3:07 Old Friends Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 489447 2
1.6 The Sound of Silence 3:06 The Ultimate Rock Collection: Gold and Platinum Various Artists Time-Life Music, Warner Special Products 8458-2, OPCD-2749A
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:04 The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 469351 6
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:09 A Pop Aranykora 5. Various Artists Ring Kiadó és Management Kft. RCD 1120
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 The Paul Simon Anthology Paul Simon
2.5 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Folk, Gospel & Blues: Will the Circle Be Unbroken Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) J2K 65804
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Best of Simon & Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CK 66022
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Best of Simon & Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. CK 66022, D 132834
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Kuschelrock 4 Various Artists Sony Music Media 467475 5, SMM 467475 5
1.17 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Les Voix en or, Volume 5 Various Artists Versailles VER 492 963-2
2.4 Sound of Silence 3:04 Summer of Love: The Spirit of Flower Power (set I) Various Artists Brunswick News 564 196-2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Best of Simon & Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 508632 2
1.8 Sound of Silence 3:06 Careless Whisper, Vol. 5 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 2028-05
2.11 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Donna's Top 2000, Volume 3 Various Artists Universal Music Belgium 560 874-2
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Silent Voices Simon & Garfunkel Back Biter BB 61047
1.11 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Traum Oldies, Volume 2 Various Artists Perlenfischer 778 030-2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:09 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 495081 2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:09 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CK 65998
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:09 The Columbia Studio Recordings 1964–1970 Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) C5K 63815
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:09 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) COL 495081 2
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:06 Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CK 9269
1.8 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Sounds of the Sixties: Superhits Various Artists Time-Life Music TL SCC/01
3.1 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Media Markt Collection: The 60s Various Artists Brunswick News 0683992
2.4 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Summer of Love Various Artists
2.8 The Sound of Silence 3:04 WDR 2: Die größten Hits aller Zeiten Various Artists Sony Music Special Products 987896 2, 9878962000, SSP 987896 2
2.5 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Written by... Various Artists Sony Music Catalog (a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, as well as its imprint)
1.15 The Sound of Silence 3:09 American Dreams Various Artists
1.2 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Folk Heroes Various Artists
1.3 The Sound of Silence 3:06 The Essential Simon & Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) C2K 90716
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Essential Simon & Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 513470 2
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint)
1.5 The Sound of Silence 3:08 Greatest Hits Simon & Garfunkel Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 069003 2
2.3 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Best of Acoustic Various Artists Echo (UK 1994-) ECV24
2.2 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Sound Track Various Artists Echo (UK 1994-) ECHCD54
1.1 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint) MHCP-2065
1.14 The Sound of Silence 3:08 The Graduate Simon & Garfunkel Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint) MHCP-2065
1.13 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Ultimate Acoustic Various Artists Sony Music TV 5173642000, MOODCD82
1.8 Sound of Silence 3:08 The Best of the 1960's 70's 80's 90's Classic's, Part 3 Various Artists
1.10 The Sound of Silence 3:04 40 Jaar Top 40: 1965-1966 Various Artists BR Music (NL-based reissue label), Universal TV (Netherlands & Belgium) 981 938-7
2.1 The Sound of Silence 3:04 Kuschelrock 4 Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM4674750
1.6 The Sound of Silence 3:07 Legends: Ultimate Rock Collection: Pluggin' In Various Artists Time-Life Music 8457-2, TCD801
1.16 The Sound of Silence 3:07 The Essential Collection (disc 1) Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 517998.2
3.10 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Typisch Zestig! Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
2.2 The Sound of Silence 3:05 Sound Track Various Artists Echo (UK 1994-) ECHCD 54A
4.1 Sound of Silence 3:07 Songs 2: Von Folk bis Hip Hop Various Artists
(unknown)
1.2 The Sounds of Silence 3:05 The Hits Collection, Part 1 Simon & Garfunkel Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) UN 3 024

Relationships

performer: Art Garfunkel
Simon & Garfunkel
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
producer: Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.)
sampled by: Montage of Heck (The Landlord Is a Piece of Shit From Hell) (long version) by TedEdFred
part of: The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 156)
recording of: The Sound of Silence (1964-03-10)

The Sound of Silence

composer: Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
lyricist: Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
publisher: J. Michel KG
MDW
Mother Culture Publishing
Pattern Music Ltd
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Paul Simon Music (1964)
Paul Simon Music (1992)
is the basis for: All Delighted People
later parody versions: The Sound of Chickens
The Sound of Sirens
The Sounds of Silas
later translated versions: Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence)
En ton av tystnad
Het geluid van stilte
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence)
La tua immagine
Los sonidos del silencio
referred to in medleys: More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53)
Sound of Silence × 冷戰