The Obvious Child" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his eighth studio album, The Rhythm of the Saints (1990), released by Warner Bros. Written by Simon, its lyrics explore mortality and aging. The song is accompanied by a performance from Brazilian drumming collective Olodum in a live recording.
Paul Simon's official music video for 'Obvious Child'. it/PaulSimonthis site?IQid PSOC. As featured on The Essential Paul Simon. Why deny the obvious child? And in remembering a road sign I am remembering a girl when I was young And we said These songs are true These days are ours These tears are free And hey The cross is in the ballpark The cross is in the ballpark. We had a lot of fun We had a lot of money We had a little son and we thought we'd call him Sonny Sonny gets married and moves away Sonny has a baby and bills to pay Sonny gets sunnier Day by day by day by day.
Album, 1972, Warner Music Group. 1. Mother and Child Reunion. 3. Everything Put Together Falls Apart. Album, 1990, Warner Music Group. The Obvious Child. 2. Can’t Run But. The Coast. 5. Under African Skies. 6. 7. Born at the Right Time. 8. The Cool, Cool River.
The Ultimate Collection (Paul Simon album). The Ultimate Collection is a greatest hits album by American folk singer Paul Simon. It is the first album to include a selection of Simon & Garfunkel's best-known songs as well as the biggest hits of Simon's own solo career. The album debuted at number one the UK Albums Chart and the Scottish Albums Chart, giving Simon his first UK chart topper since 1990.
Read or print original The Obvious Child lyrics 2019 updated! I'm accustomed to a smooth ride, Or maybe I'm a dog who's lost it's bite, . Why deny the obvious child? And in remembering a road sign I am remembering a girl when I was young And we said these songs are true These days are ours These tears are free And hey The cross is in the ballpark The cross is in the ballpark
|A||The Obvious Child (Single Mix)||4:10|
|B||The Rhythm Of The Saints (Album Version)||4:20|
- Distributed By – WEA Music
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Paul Simon
- Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
- Published By – Paul Simon
- Pressed By – MPO
- Engineer – Roy Halee
- Lacquer Cut By – AM*
- Producer, Written-By – Paul Simon
Notes℗ 1990 WEA International Inc.
© 1990 WEA International Inc.
A Warner Communications Co. Made In France
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 0 5439-19549-7 8
- Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
- Label Code: LC 0392
- Price Code (France): WE 171
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1): 949 549 - 7 A MPO AM
- Matrix / Runout (Side 2): 949 549 - 7 B AM MPO
- Other (Circled): N
|7599-21777-2, W9549CD||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (CD, Single)||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||7599-21777-2, W9549CD||Germany||1990|
|7599-21776-0, W9549T||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (12")||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||7599-21776-0, W9549T||Germany||1990|
|W9549T, 7599 21776-0, W 9549T||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (12", Single)||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||W9549T, 7599 21776-0, W 9549T||UK||1990|
|5439-19549-7||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (7", Lar)||Warner Bros. Records||5439-19549-7||Germany||1990|
|PRO CD 4480||Paul Simon||The Obvious Child (CD, Single, Ltd, Promo)||Warner Bros. Records||PRO CD 4480||US||1990|