Bob Dylan Rough And Rowdy Ways 180g 2LP
Bob Dylan Rough And Rowdy Ways 180g 2LP Bob Dylan Rough And Rowdy Ways 180g 2LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Columbia
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Bob Dylan Rough And Rowdy Ways 180g 2LP

Bob Dylan

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SKU:
COLLP80991
UPC:
194397809916

180g Vinyl Double LP!
First Album Of Original Material In 8 Years!

Stereophile: Performance 5/5 Stars / Sonics 4/5 Stars

TAS Rated 4.5/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics in the October 2020 Issue of The Absolute Sound!

Michael Fremer Rated 10/11 Music, 10/11 Sonics!

Rough And Rowdy Ways is Bob Dylan's first album of original material in 8 years and his first since becoming the only songwriter to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 2016. Its 10 tracks include the album's lead-off track "I Contain Multitudes", the nearly 17-minute epic "Murder Most Foul", and "False Prophet".

"It's a masterful performance. One of his finest on record. Considering some of the other greats he's delivered and that this is number 39, that's quite a feat. He also does some of his finest actual singing. I don't think he could have delivered these lyrics as effectively as he does here without having first worked through the American songbook albums... the sound and the visual setting are both perfect. No other word to use. Dylan's voice is 'in the room' three dimensional and transparent. The band, spread well behind is equally transparent and though purposely mixed somewhat in the distance almost mirage-like, sounds full bodied. Bass goes seriously deep and the top end is natural and fully extended. ProTools has come a long way as has the ability of better engineers to effectively use it. Yet comparing the stream with the vinyl, the vinyl wins. If you are adamant about not buying new digital recordings on vinyl, you are missing out on a superb sonic experience the streams don't provide. Don't ask me why, but assuming you are a Dylan fan and have a vinyl collection, you should add this one to the collection... Rough and Rowdy Ways is the perfect 'lockdown' listening companion. It's a memorable one-on-one with Bob Dylan that leaves a long-lived reflective afterglow." - Michael Fremer, Analog Planet, Music 10/11, Sound 10/11

If you are adamant about not buying new digital recordings on vinyl, you are missing out on a superb sonic experience the streams don't provide. Don't ask me why, but assuming you are a Dylan fan and have a vinyl collection, you should add this one to the collection.
-Michael Fremer, Analog Planet, Music 10/11, Sound 10/11
an absolute classic - it has the bleak majesty of latter-day Dylan albums like Modern Times and Tempest, yet it goes beyond them, tapping even deeper into cosmic American mysteries... Dylan is exploring terrain nobody else has reached before - yet he just keeps pushing on into the future.
-Rolling Stone, 4.5/5 Stars
extraordinary anthems for our changing times.
-The Telegraph, 5 Stars
the album's sonics feature amber-burnished timbres, the musical equivalent of a fine bourbon. There's almost a hint of aged oak in Dylan's voice - American oak of course - and the way it is miked is interesting: always clear, full-range, and intimate with eq that varies from track to track. The finely recorded textures subtly interweave mostly acoustic and electric guitars, upright bass, and drums. Pedal steel and low-percussion glue darken the musical canvas. This is acoustically subtle stuff that will bear repeated listening through a good system. As fine as the 24/96 hi-rez version sounds with my current gear - I finally listened after I heard the vinyl - the vinyl transfer, which is from a digital master, presents a different tactile chemistry.
-Sasha Matson, Stereophile, Editor's Pick: Recording Of the Month, October 2020
Grab a good pair of headphones and have Wikipedia by your side as you start decoding the latest dispatch from the bard.
-Greg Cahill, The Absolute Sound, October 2020, Music 4.5/5, Sonics 4/5


Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Black Vinyl
  • Printed inner sleeves
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Limited time download card

Selections

  1. I Contain Multitudes
  2. False Prophet
  3. My Own Version Of You
  4. I've Made Up My Mind To Give Myself To You
  5. Black Rider
  6. Goodbye Jimmy Reed
  7. Mother Of Muses
  8. Crossing The Rubicon
  9. Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
  10. Murder Most Foul
Description

180g Vinyl Double LP!
First Album Of Original Material In 8 Years!

Stereophile: Performance 5/5 Stars / Sonics 4/5 Stars

TAS Rated 4.5/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics in the October 2020 Issue of The Absolute Sound!

Michael Fremer Rated 10/11 Music, 10/11 Sonics!

Rough And Rowdy Ways is Bob Dylan's first album of original material in 8 years and his first since becoming the only songwriter to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 2016. Its 10 tracks include the album's lead-off track "I Contain Multitudes", the nearly 17-minute epic "Murder Most Foul", and "False Prophet".

"It's a masterful performance. One of his finest on record. Considering some of the other greats he's delivered and that this is number 39, that's quite a feat. He also does some of his finest actual singing. I don't think he could have delivered these lyrics as effectively as he does here without having first worked through the American songbook albums... the sound and the visual setting are both perfect. No other word to use. Dylan's voice is 'in the room' three dimensional and transparent. The band, spread well behind is equally transparent and though purposely mixed somewhat in the distance almost mirage-like, sounds full bodied. Bass goes seriously deep and the top end is natural and fully extended. ProTools has come a long way as has the ability of better engineers to effectively use it. Yet comparing the stream with the vinyl, the vinyl wins. If you are adamant about not buying new digital recordings on vinyl, you are missing out on a superb sonic experience the streams don't provide. Don't ask me why, but assuming you are a Dylan fan and have a vinyl collection, you should add this one to the collection... Rough and Rowdy Ways is the perfect 'lockdown' listening companion. It's a memorable one-on-one with Bob Dylan that leaves a long-lived reflective afterglow." - Michael Fremer, Analog Planet, Music 10/11, Sound 10/11

If you are adamant about not buying new digital recordings on vinyl, you are missing out on a superb sonic experience the streams don't provide. Don't ask me why, but assuming you are a Dylan fan and have a vinyl collection, you should add this one to the collection.
-Michael Fremer, Analog Planet, Music 10/11, Sound 10/11
an absolute classic - it has the bleak majesty of latter-day Dylan albums like Modern Times and Tempest, yet it goes beyond them, tapping even deeper into cosmic American mysteries... Dylan is exploring terrain nobody else has reached before - yet he just keeps pushing on into the future.
-Rolling Stone, 4.5/5 Stars
extraordinary anthems for our changing times.
-The Telegraph, 5 Stars
the album's sonics feature amber-burnished timbres, the musical equivalent of a fine bourbon. There's almost a hint of aged oak in Dylan's voice - American oak of course - and the way it is miked is interesting: always clear, full-range, and intimate with eq that varies from track to track. The finely recorded textures subtly interweave mostly acoustic and electric guitars, upright bass, and drums. Pedal steel and low-percussion glue darken the musical canvas. This is acoustically subtle stuff that will bear repeated listening through a good system. As fine as the 24/96 hi-rez version sounds with my current gear - I finally listened after I heard the vinyl - the vinyl transfer, which is from a digital master, presents a different tactile chemistry.
-Sasha Matson, Stereophile, Editor's Pick: Recording Of the Month, October 2020
Grab a good pair of headphones and have Wikipedia by your side as you start decoding the latest dispatch from the bard.
-Greg Cahill, The Absolute Sound, October 2020, Music 4.5/5, Sonics 4/5


Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Black Vinyl
  • Printed inner sleeves
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Limited time download card

Selections

  1. I Contain Multitudes
  2. False Prophet
  3. My Own Version Of You
  4. I've Made Up My Mind To Give Myself To You
  5. Black Rider
  6. Goodbye Jimmy Reed
  7. Mother Of Muses
  8. Crossing The Rubicon
  9. Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
  10. Murder Most Foul
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
24.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Bob Dylan
Title
Rough And Rowdy Ways
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-26-2020
Release Date
07-15-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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