Something So Right (song)

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"Something So Right"
Paul simon take me to the mardi gras single.jpg
Song by Paul Simon
from the album There Goes Rhymin' Simon
Released May 5, 1973 (1973-05-05)
Length 4:33
  • Paul Simon

"Something So Right" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It is the fourth song on his second studio album, There Goes Rhymin' Simon (1973). Although it was not a single, it was released as a B-side of a number of singles, including "Take Me to the Mardi Gras" and "Slip Slidin' Away".

The song has been covered by numerous artists, most notably by British singer Annie Lennox, whose 1995 duet with Simon placed at number 44 on the UK Singles Chart.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of There Goes Rhymin' Simon.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

"Something So Right"
Something So Right - AL.jpg
Single by Annie Lennox featuring Paul Simon
from the album Medusa
Released 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Pop, soul
Length 3:56
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Paul Simon
Annie Lennox singles chronology
"Waiting in Vain"
(1995) Waiting in Vain1995
"Something So Right"
(1995) Something So Right1995
"Pavement Cracks"
(2003) Pavement Cracks2003

Track listing[edit]

CD Maxi Single[edit]

  1. "Something So Right" – 3:50
  2. "Waiting In Vain" (Recorded Live For Radio 1) – 3:39
  3. "Something So Right" (Recorded Live For Radio 1) – 3:40
  4. "Money Can't Buy It" (Recorded Live In New York) – 4:49

CD Single[edit]

  1. "Something so Right" – 3:50
  2. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" (Recorded live in New York) – 3:28


Paul Simon version
Chart (1973) Peak
Australia (Go-Set)[2] 10
Annie Lennox version
Chart (1995) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 44


  1. ^ There Goes Rhymin' Simon (liner notes). Paul Simon. United States: Columbia. 1973. KC 32280. 
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ "Archive Chart: 1995-12-09" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved August 16, 2015.

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