Black Simon and Garfunkel Cover Taylor Swift on Fallon
Black Simon and Garfunkel returned to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to debut another new song from their box set, a soothing, autumnal cover of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” It’s a little strange that the singing duo only ever appears on Fallon, considering how popular Jimmy Fallon says they are. I’m starting to suspect that they’re not a real band and that this might be some kind of a put-on. Exhibit A: Black Simon and Garfunkel bear a strong resemblance to ?uestlove and Captain Kirk Douglas, two members from Fallon’s house band, The Roots. Anyone care to join me in my conspiracy theorizing?
For those who missed it, here’s Black Simon and Garfunkel’s last Fallon appearance, in which they performed a gentle, reflective cover of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful”: