Modern Times - Bob Dylan

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    dreftar

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    Has anyone heard this album yet?
     
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    RickyC

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    Unfortunately no. I tried buying it on vinyl in Hull today and failed miserably. HMV got 2 copies in and they had both gone by the time I got there! Have gone for the online option via Diverse (I will not buy the CD, I will not....)
    Cheers

    Rich
    PS Interested to hear others opinions.
     
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    Buy the CD. You will want a copy for the car.
     
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    I think this is very good. Excellent production and good tunes too. This is no return to his best work but accept that and this is highly enjoyable and musical IMO.
     
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    bat Connoisseur Par Excelence

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    oh really

    It is probably the usual Zimmermann sh*t aimed at the masses.
    I can't believe he managed to sell his sh*t again so well.
     
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    Ahhh right, so you've not actually heard it then? You are of course allowed to express an opinion though...what a TWAT!

    How old are you?

    Dave
     
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    bat Connoisseur Par Excelence

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    Well, it cannot be good because it sells so well.
    Otherwise the masses would suddenly have a good taste...
    It is just the usual dull Zimmerman junk of which the world has suffered since 1962.
    His voice is a joke and his harmonica playing is a nightmare.
    Zimmerman himself has said that new records are not worth anything.
    But his own new album is #1 right now because it has found its target audience, which is the millions of people with bad taste and some extra cash.
    Retire, Zimmerman, retire!
     
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    Guess Im one of the millions with a collection of almost all of Zimmermans works. I just couldnt resist this one. Im not sure what to make of "Modern Times" His voice is almost gone but he still has a magical way with words. Musically its probably one of his better albums but Im not sure that I will play it as often as "Time Out Of mind" which I consider to be one of his best. His backing band put in a very professional performance but it lacks the life and spontenaity of Blond on Blonde" Many tracks sounding quite contrived and too controlled. Some even hark back to John Wesley Harding album but lack the innocence and simplicity of that wonderful album.

    I guess Ill play "Modern Times" mostly in the car or on an Ipod thingie while I cut the grass!
     
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    ilockyer rockin' in the free world

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    I've got most of his albums, and am somewhat disappointed by this one. A lot of it sounds to me like outtakes from the previous album, although at least this time the production is a little better... shame about the mastering of the CD but can't win 'em all. The last track alone, Ain't Talkin' is worth owning the album for. Does sound like something Nick Cave would've done though!
     
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