The Liverpool band performed ‘Miss Fortune’ from their recent album ‘Distance Inbetween’ while Simon teamed up with Holland and Lake Street Dive to play ‘Wristband’. You can watch both of the performances below.
Yesterday, Simon said he was no longer on speaking terms with Art Garfunkel. The legendary duo haven’t completed an album together since ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, which was released shortly before they split in 1970 although the pair recently played together in 2010.
But just last year, Garfunkel called Simon an “idiot” and a “jerk” and said he “created a monster” when he became his friend in grade school. Now, when asked whether the duo would ever play together again, Simon said: “No, out of the question. We don’t even talk.”
Other acts on the show included Laura Mvula who played two tracks – ‘Phenomenal Woman’ and ‘Overcome’ and Kano who performed ‘This Is England’, taken from his recent fifth studio album ‘Made In The Manor’, which is his first in six years.
The album includes a collaboration with Blur’s Damon Albarn on new song ‘Deep Blues’. Kano first worked with Albarn on Gorillaz’ 2010 album ‘Plastic Beach’ appearing alongside Bashy on the trak ‘White Flag’.
Kano worked with producers including Fraser T Smith and Rustie as well as Mele, Mikey J, Blue May, Zeph Ellis and Swifta Beater on his recent record.