Together Through Life – Bob Dylan (2009)

Bob Dylan’s new record, Together Through Life, came out last week.  I’ve listened to it a few times.  I have to say that I think that Pitchfork’s review and score of 5.4 out of 10 is reasonable.  I like the overall sound and production; it’s warm and lively, and the accordian adds a lot of ‘spice’ without being overwhelming.  But overall it’s just a basic blues record, and the lyrics have few moments that really stand out.  It’s a nice listen (if you can deal with the fact that his voice is more shot than ever, but it fits the blues alright), nothing more.

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  • MRVEGAS  On May 6, 2009 at 7:41 am

    Listened to it last night while i was typing… totally agree with review. I switched over to Blonde on Blonde.

  • Curt  On May 6, 2009 at 8:51 am

    Sometimes it’s best to go back to the proven classics… I can’t come close to counting the number of times I’ve listened to Blonde on Blonde, and yet it still has something special.

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