RUSSELL CROWE Says DAVID DRAIMAN’s Performance On ‘The Sound Of Silence’ Is ‘Perhaps The Greatest Rock Vocal Ever’

David Draiman
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The Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe has praised David Draiman‘s performance on DISTURBED‘s cover of SIMON & GARFUNKEL‘s “The Sound Of Silence” as “perhaps the greatest rock vocal ever.”

Crowe made his comments on Twitter while sharing a new fan-created music video for the DISTURBED‘s version for the song, featuring imagery shot during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

He wrote: “Perhaps the greatest rock vocal ever. New video.”

DISTURBED‘s “The Sound Of Silence” version appeared on band’s sixth studio album, Immortalized, which was released in August 2015.

Their cover hit number one on the Billboard Hard Rock Digital Songs and Mainstream Rock charts, and is their highest-charting song on the Hot 100, peaking at number 42. It is also their highest-charting single in Australia, peaking at number four.