Paul Simon’s Aim is True (According to Costello)


When Elvis Costello loves your album, well, what higher praise could you want?

Paul Simon doesn’t really need high praise from great songwriters anymore. And I’ve been hearing raves about his new album So Beautiful or So What for a while now.

But my eagerness to have a copy and hear it on a good sound system just doubled…

Elvis Costello’s celebratory liner notes, published at The Huffington Post, will probably whet your appetite as well.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet has two passions: writing fiction, and celebrating art — music, cinema, photography, literature — through writing and teaching. He is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” — Through a Screen Darkly. And his four-novel fantasy series, The Auralia Thread, which begins with Auralia's Colors, was published by Random House. He speaks at universities and conferences around the world about understanding art through eyes of faith. He is earning his MFA in Creative Writing at Seattle Pacific University, where he has worked for 11 years as an editor, writer, and communications project manager. His work has been recognized in The New Yorker, TIME, The Seattle Times, IMAGE, Ravi Zacharias International — and Christianity Today, where he served as a film journalist for more than a decade. He recently began a weekly column called "Listening Closer" for Christ and Pop Culture.


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