Olympic Figure Skating Unveils New, Modern Soundtrack

Feb 13, 2018 |
Olympic Figure Skating Unveils New, Modern Soundtrack

When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic “The Sound of Silence” seemed like it would be a natural choice. The folk tune is light and airy and fits neatly within the confines of traditional figure skating. Yes, the French pairs team chose the 1960s hit for their short program last year, and will bring it back for their Olympic program Wednesday. But rather than the melodic version performed by Simon and Art Gar
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