The 'Rocket Man' singer spent two nights in intensive care after becoming "violently ill".
Paul Simon has earned his first UK number one album in 25 years with The Ultimate Collection.
The musician's greatest hits collection is his first time he has topped the albums chart since 1990's The Rhythm of the Saints.
The news coincides with his UK tour dates with Sting , which have been met with rave reviews.
The greatest hits album includes 19 tracks from Simon’s 50-year career, including Mrs Robinson and The Only Living Boy in New York, from his days recording and performing as Simon & Garfunkel with Art Garfunkel , prior to their break up in the 1970s, and some of his solo hits such as 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.
Watch the music video for Paul Simon 's 'You Can Call Me Al' below: