The following events are at The Zumbrota State Theatre.
Fri13Mar20207:30 PMZumbrota State Theatre
Collective Unconscious - Bridge Over Troubled Waters
With the CU String Quartet and Horn Section
Collective Unconscious presents Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" in its entirety for the 50th Anniversary of this groundbreaking album. We drop the needle on S&G's last record as a duo. Complete with Strings and Horns, it's a true sonic representation of the original arrangements, down to the last meticulous detail.
Bridge Over Troubled Water generates a unique set of feelings in us. The lyrics are so visual that taking the album down and placing it on the record player (the only real way to listen to BOTW) is like paging through a childhood photo album long lost. The record is simultaneously somber and joyous, deep and light. It’s only now, looking back across some 50 years that we get a sense of the placeholder in time that was BOTW. Released as it was in 1970, BOTW truly served as a marker between the decades, a nod to the ideals and folksy simplicity of the sixties mixed with the global complexities and inward thinking that was to dominate the decade to come. BOTW was a balm in a confusing time and remains so today.