Friday 27 May 2011

My Back Pages, day 5

My final choice in Bob Dylan week is Highlands, the closing song from my favourite Bob Dylan album, Time Out Of Mind, released in 1997.

It's a typical Dylan album closer, epic of length and sprawling and meandering in terms of content. What makes this one special for me is all the different moods and emotions that it encompasses. It is by turns funny, sad, reflective and wistful. All of human and animal life is there for all to see.

It's why I love Dylan.

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