Modern Times CD (2006)

Artist: Bob Dylan

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Original Title: Modern Times. Format: CD. Artist: Bob Dylan. Language: English. Genre: Rock. Track Listing: Disk 1. 1. Thunder on The Mountain. 2. Spirit on The Water. 3. Rollin and Tumblin . 4. When The Deal Goes Down. 5. Someday Baby. 6. Workingman s Blues #2. 7. Beyond The Horizon. 8. Nettie Moore. 9. The Levee s Gonna Break. 10. Ain t Talkin.


Label Sony
SKU 202864194
UPC 828768760628
UPC 14 00828768760628
Format CD
Release Date 8/29/2006
Author Bob Dylan
Compilation Appearance Rare Live & Classic
Compilation Appearance Rock Of Ages (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Last Waltz (Live)
Compilation Appearance Singer/Songwriter
Compilation Appearance Newport Broadside-Newport Folk
Compilation Appearance Rattle & Hum
Compilation Appearance Forrest Gump-Special Collector's Edition (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Natural Born Killers (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Music Never Stopped-Roots Of T
Compilation Appearance Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame-Conce
Compilation Appearance Big Lebowski
Compilation Appearance Folk Hits Of The Sixties
Compilation Appearance Touched By An Angel
Compilation Appearance Sopranos
Compilation Appearance Live At Newport
Compilation Appearance Best Of Broadside 1962-88
Compilation Appearance Ballad Of Ramblin' Jack
Compilation Appearance Sopranos-Peppers & Eggs (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Blow
Compilation Appearance Timeless-Hank Williams Tribute
Compilation Appearance American Roots Music
Compilation Appearance This Land Is Your Land: songs Of Freed
Compilation Appearance Essential Johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance Royal Tenenbaums (Collector's Edition) (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Vanguard: roots Of Folk
Compilation Appearance Is It Rolling Bob Dub Versions
Compilation Appearance The Legend
Compilation Appearance Musical History
Compilation Appearance Great American Baseball Box
Compilation Appearance Concert For Bangladesh
Compilation Appearance Ricky Jay Plays Poker
Compilation Appearance Best Of A Musical History
Compilation Appearance Every Child Deserves A Lifetime:songs
Compilation Appearance I'm Not There (Soundtrack)
Compilation Appearance Jerry Maguire (ost)
Compilation Appearance Temptation:music From The Showtim(ost
Compilation Appearance Hear It Now The Sound Of The '60s
Compilation Appearance 100 Greatest
Compilation Appearance Essential 3.0(Limited Edition)
Compilation Appearance Tell Tale Signs: Bootleg Series, Vol. 8
Compilation Appearance Rock Classic Of 70'S
Compilation Appearance Men Of Christmas
Compilation Appearance Singers Songwriters
Compilation Appearance Chimes Of Freedom:songs Of Bob Dylan
Compilation Appearance 60'S Music Revolution
Compilation Appearance Complete Columbia Collection
Compilation Appearance Silver Linings Playbook (Ost)
Compilation Appearance West Of Memphis:voices/justice (Ost)
Compilation Appearance Basement Tapes Influences
Compilation Appearance Jukebox
Compilation Appearance Inside Llewyn Davis (Ost)
Compilation Appearance 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Of Johnny Cash Due
Compilation Appearance Americana Christmas
Compilation Appearance St Vincent (ost)
Compilation Appearance Art Of Mccartney
Compilation Appearance Only Folk Collection You'll Ever Need
Compilation Appearance Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City
Compilation Appearance Evolution Of Gospel
Compilation Appearance Nick Drake's Jukebox
Compilation Appearance Away We Go (Ost)
Compilation Appearance Boyhood (ost)
Associated Artist/Work Baez, Joan
Associated Artist/Work Band (The)
Technical Info
Engineer Christopher Shaw; Chris Shaw
Producer Jack Frost; Jack Frost
CatalogID 82876876062
Lable Name Columbia (USA)
Released 08/28/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 62m : 43s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00828768760628
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Bob Dylan (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano); Bob Dylan; Tony Garnier (cello, acoustic bass); George G. Receli (drums, percussion); Denny Freeman, Stuart Kimball (guitar); Donnie Herron (steel guitar, mandolin, violin, viola).
Recording information: 2006.
Photographer: Kevin Mazur.
It's arguable that at no point since his 1960s heyday has Bob Dylan been as celebrated as in the decade following his critically acclaimed 1997 album TIME OUT OF MIND. Numerous films, books, and albums--mostly Columbia's impressive archive series of reissues--have been part of a universal canonization of the singer and met with considerable enthusiasm by fans and critics alike. 2006's MODERN TIMES, the third album to have been released in nearly 10 years and part of a trilogy that also includes 2001's brilliant and upbeat LOVE AND THEFT, is easily deserving of such enthusiasm and is further reason for the formal veneration.
Musically, the album finds Dylan once again mining the stately traditionalist sound first heard on LOVE AND THEFT. Lazy blues numbers, piano-based songbook pop, and jumpin' country swing provide the backdrop for Dylan's continuing study of the vicissitudes of life, love, and death. Although he is certainly world-weary, a lot of life is lived in the verses of these songs and there is a dogged spirituality that provides, if not hope (a rather prosaic notion for Dylan by this point, to be sure), at least a means to finding contentment. Finally, a word about Dylan's voice here: while his singing has always been unconventional and never pretty in any traditional sense, in its raspy magnificence it is simply perfect for this timeless music.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (pp.99-100) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "The mood is America on the brink -- of mechanization, of war, of domestic tranquility, of fulfilling its promise and of selling its dreams one by one for cash on the barrelhead....It is music of accumulated knowledge..."
Rolling Stone (p.102) - Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "MODERN TIMES is a groove album disguised as a poetry album..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.75) - "Intriguing, immediate, and quietly epic, MODERN TIMES must rank among Dylan's finest albums."
Entertainment Weekly (p.130) - Ranked #7 in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Records Of 2006" -- "MODERN TIMES adds another glorious chapter to Dylan's late-career renaissance..."
Q (p.126) - Ranked #7 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[I]t offered strident blues, wistful ragtime and shimmering ballads."
Uncut (p.72) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he emotional breadth is helped by one of Dylan's strongest singing performances....A Dylan who finally seems comfortable, and is ready to take things as far as it'll go."
No Depression (pp.97-98) - "[T]he album is both the most playfully sexual and profoundly spiritual from Dylan in decades."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] great deal of it is split between 12-bar treatises about love and lust and croonsome ballads about much the same themes, and one regularly gets the sense that its author might just be having a whale of a time."
Disc 1
1 Thunder On The Mountain
2 Spirit On The Water
3 Rollin' And Tumblin'
4 When The Deal Goes Down
5 Someday Baby
6 Workingman's Blues #2
7 Beyond The Horizon
8 Nettie Moore
9 Levee's Gonna Break, The
10 Ain't Talkin'
Product Attributes
Artist Dylan,Bob
Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Music Format Compact Disc
Rolling Stone There is no precedent in rock & roll for the territory Dylan is now opening with albums that stand alongside the accomplishments of his wild youth. This music is relaxed; it has nothing to prove. It is music of accumulated knowledge, it knows every move, anticipates every step before you take it. Producing himself for the second time running, Dylan has captured the sound of tradition as an ever-present, a sound he's been working on since his first album, in 1962.
Blender it radiates the observant calm of old masters who have seen enough life to be ready for anything — Yeats, Matisse, Sonny Rollins. This is a music-first record that leavens blues shuffles with the moderate tempos and politely jazzy beat favored by Dylan hero Bing Crosby in the early ’30s

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