Pentatonix Drop Soaring Cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’: Listen

Pentatonix dropped a canopy “The Sound Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel on Friday (Feb. 15).

The group’s interpretation the folks duo's traditional 1965 hit — which spent two weeks at No 1. on the Billboard Hot 100 — kicks f quietly, with Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Matt Sallee and Kirsten Maldonado buying and selling lead vocals because the track steadily builds with the assistance the quintet’s signature five-part harmonies.

By the ultimate verse, the duvet soars as PTX be part of forces on bombastic lyrics like, “And the folks bowed and prayed/ To the neon god they made/ And the signal flashed out its warning/ In the phrases that it was forming/ And the signal mentioned, ‘The phrases the prophets are written on the subway partitions/ And tenement halls/ And whispered within the sounds silence,'” over Kevin Olusola’s crashing vocal percussion.

This spring, the Grammy-winning a cappella group is ready to embark on a 2019 world tour, which kicks f May 11 in Oakland, Calif., with 45 dates throughout North America earlier than heading around the globe. 

Hear Pentatonix’s cowl “The Sound Silence” beneath.