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Disturbed by the Sound of Silence

I first became aware of the song  The Sounds of Silence during a discussion with a friend about songs where there was a cover that was vastly superior to the original. I think I had heard the Simon and Garfunkel version but it never registered. Their music was not really my thing. Funnily enough, I had never listened to the band Disturbed either. I watched the recording on YouTube of them performing the song live on the Conan O'Brien show, and it blew my mind. I think that performance is one of the best live vocal performances I have seen.…