Bob Dylan - Modern Times
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Based on 16 reviews
2006 Ratings: #1 / 687
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Based on 138 ratings
2006 Ratings: #67
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August 29, 2006 / Release Date
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Modern Times may be a small disappointment after two really good albums, but it shows something that has sorely been missing from Dylan's output in decades. It shows consistency. It feels like it's gone back to the time when even his weakest outings were albums that you could easily fall in love with. Modern Times may be the weakest, least interesting and least enjoyable album of the past few years, but it's still well above the bar.

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This guy just doesn’t get tired of making amazing music.
"Age" and "Old" are definitely words that can't describe bob dylan
31 studio albums into his career Dylan still manages to record otherworldly songs like Spirit On The Water, a 7 minute gem I just wish would never end. This album is full of other majestic moments, but this is one that can stand shoulder to shoulder with other all-timers like Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands, Every Grain Of Sand, and Blind Willie McTell as songs that can never be too long.
Even at this age, he still manages to create an excellent album.
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#1/Rolling Stone

Track List

  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'
  11. Love Sick
  12. Can't Wait
  13. Million Miles
  14. Cold Irons Bound
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