Bob Dylan has released a new album, Fallen Angels. (If you have Amazon Prime, you can listen to its various tracks for free.) This is another set of interpretations of Frank Sinatra-type standards like his previous album Shadows in the Night (also on Prime).
Pete, resident Dylan expert here at the Cranach Institute, put me onto an excellent review of the album from the student newspaper of Cambridge University. I call it excellent as a music review because of its close attention to the actual music. Also of interest is how it takes up the charge that “Dylan can’t sing.” I quote the beginning after the jump, but follow the link and read it all. [Read more…]