Negotiations and Love Songs
|Negotiations and Love Songs|
|Greatest hits album by Paul Simon|
|Released||October 18, 1988|
|Genre||Folk rock, folk, worldbeat|
|Producer||Paul Simon, Phil Ramone, Roy Halee|
|Paul Simon chronology|
Negotiations and Love Songs is a collection of Paul Simon's songs from 1971-1986. The title of the compilation is taken from a line in the song "Train in the Distance".
Track listing 
Notably for a compilation album, the tracks are grouped in the chronological order of their original source.
|LP side||Track||Title||Time||Source album||Release year|
|One||1||Mother and Child Reunion||2:48||Paul Simon||1972|
|2||Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard||2:41|
|3||Something So Right||4:28||There Goes Rhymin' Simon||1973|
|4||St. Judy's Comet||3:17|
|5||Loves Me Like a Rock||3:18|
|7||Have a Good Time||3:23||Still Crazy After All These Years||1975|
|8||50 Ways to Leave Your Lover||3:31|
|9||Still Crazy After All These Years||3:24|
|Three||10||Late In the Evening||3:55||One-Trick Pony||1977|
|11||Slip Slidin' Away||4:43||Greatest Hits, Etc.||1980|
|12||Hearts and Bones||5:38||Hearts and Bones||1983|
|13||Train in the Distance||4:22|
|Four||14||Rene And Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After The War||3:43|
|15||Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes||5:46||Graceland||1986|
|16||You Can Call Me Al||4:39|
All songs composed by Paul Simon, except "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes" co-written by Joseph Shabalala.
Chart positions 
Year-end charts 
- The track Graceland only appears on the double LP edition of the album.
- "australian-charts.com Paul Simon - Negotiations and Love Songs: 1971 – 1986" (ASP). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
- "charts.org.nz - Paul Simon - Negotiations and Love Songs: 1971 – 1986" (ASP). Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 2011-08-28.
- "Chart Stats - Paul Simon - Negotiations and Love Songs: 1971 – 1986" (PHP). UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- Allmusic - Negotiations and Love Songs: 1971 – 1986 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums
- "Complete UK Year-End Album Charts". Retrieved 2011-10-03.
- "British album certifications – Paul Simon – Negotiations and Love Songs". British Phonographic Industry. Enter Negotiations and Love Songs in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
- "American album certifications – Paul Simon – Negotiations and Love Songs". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH