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Simon and Garfunkel: MEN Arena, Manchester

Andy Gill, The Independent, 19 July 2004

AS YOU'D EXPECT, the greying audience for Simon and Garfunkel's first UK show in 30 years is similar to that which regularly turns out for Bob Dylan's concerts, but with one major difference: if the usher had tried to get a Dylan audience to join in a Mexican wave while they were waiting, he would have got pretty short shrift. But this crowd is here to have a good time, and they aren't let down by a show brandishing the good taste that marks the duo's recordings.

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