The last great song by Bob Dylan?

After listening to Bob Dylan’s latest album, I’m convinced that this, “Spirit on the Water” from 2006’s Modern Times, may be his last great song.

The meandering 7-minute tome has a beautiful, relaxing beat and lyrics to match. This video doesn’t do the song justice, but trust me, it’s the best thing he’s done in a while.

This also begs the question, paraphrased from the classic John Cusack movie “High Fidelity”:

  • How much grace are we supposed to grant a once-great artist for their late-career albums?

Grace may have ended at the release of Together Through Life.


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