Watch: Paul Simon’s Making Of So Beautiful Or So What Video

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“I’m going to do the same thing that I’ve been trying to avoid for twenty some years, which is to sit in a room with guitars and write songs,” says Paul Simon, in this new Rolling Stone video on the making of his upcoming album, So Beautiful Or So What, due 4/12 on Hear Music/Concord Music Group.

Watch the folk music legend whipping up tracks at his house, surrounded by his band and a plethora of instruments, and discussing how he got his creative juices flowing again. Spoilers: he compares the album to Dark Side Of The Moon and Revolver.