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Paul Simon Reveals Origin of 'Boy in the Bubble' -- Exclusive Video From Upcoming 'Graceland' Documentary
- Posted on Apr 18th 2012 11:08AM by Theo Spielberg
Such was the case with "Boy in the Bubble," as Simon describes in his upcoming documentary "Under African Skies," which celebrates the album's 25th anniversary. However, returning to America with all the instrumental tracks in his pocket allowed Simon the luxury of being able to scrap his progress and start all over without having to return to South Africa.
"Under African Skies" will be given a limited theatrical run in New York and Los Angeles beginning on May 11. Meanwhile Graceland's 25th Anniversary Edition vinyl will be made available on Record Store Day (April 21) while several editions of the album will be released on CD/DVD June 5.
Take a look at the videos below to watch Paul Simon describe the creative process behind "Boy in the Bubble" and Graceland.