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Paul Simon: Hearts And Bones

Mitchell Cohen, Creem, February 1984

ON HEARTS AND BONES, Paul Simon turns the basic philosophical pop question inside out. Instead of "Why do fools fall in love?" (or its variation, "Why must I be a teenager in love?"), he offers the inquiry, "Why do intelligent adults analyze themselves out (or very nearly out) of love?"

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