Bridge Over Troubled


"Bridge Over Troubled Water" is a song by American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, released in 1970 on their fifth and final studio album of the same name. Originally written in the key of E-flat major, the song was composed by Paul Simon and produced by Roy Halee. It was inspired by a gospel hymn and became one of Simon & Garfunkel's biggest hits, reaching number one on the charts in multiple countries. The lyrics offer comfort and support, portraying a metaphorical bridge for someone going through troubled times. The melody is characterized by its soaring and powerful vocals, accompanied by harmonies and orchestration that contribute to the song's emotional impact. Fun trivia fact: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1971.