His Deep, Powerful Voice Makes ‘The Sound of Silence’ Hauntingly Good

A Cover of ‘The Sound of Silence’ by A Touch of ClassSouth African duo, A Touch of Class, is comprised of Ruhon du Toit and Deon van der Merwe. Whereas these two musicians are locally known for Afrikaans classics, their deep tone suited the distinctive sound of Simon and Garfunkel’s hit perfectly. Their rendition of ‘A Sound of Silence’ drew attention from around the world, leading to their viral success.

This song came during a period where Disturbed iconic recreation of this timeless track spurred global attention, bringing in countless covers. Out of the many faithful tributes, this song carries a deep tone that stays true to the original while at the same time instilling something special into the moving song.

Those who are dedicated fans of the Disturbed version have to hear this song. It’s a track that carries the same style while at the same time elevating areas of its essence and meaning to all new highs that few other covers can compare to. A Touch of Class have outdone themselves with their excellent performance of ‘Sound of Silence.