Monday, May 10 2010
Over the course of more than 2,000 live renditions, Bob Dylan has inserted new lyrics and rhythms in Blood on the Tracks standards that reinvent the original narratives.
Wednesday, May 5 2010
Blood on the Tracks can be viewed as an early example of the potential for a record to be a piece of interactive media.
The Bob Dylan who emerged from seclusion after a 1966 motorcycle crash was even more of an enigma than the one who had vanished.
Patrick Park adheres to the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" philosophy on his third full-length album.
Tuesday, May 4 2010
For all of Dylan's old world mythology, Blood on the Tracks sounds like a familiar account of marriage breakdown in the era of our parents.
The Blood on the Tracks album cover is torpor masquerading as cool and a photograph disguised as a painting.
Monday, May 3 2010
A mature, self-indulgent album can make or break a career, drawing the line between over-indulgence and critical re-discovery.
Thursday, April 29 2010
Blood on the Tracks progresses through a Kubler-Ross model of grief but the last stage never seems achieved within the confines of the album.
Dylan’s experience with Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid would prove to be a persistent influence in his ensuing mid-‘70s revival.
Wednesday, April 28 2010
Blood on the Tracks is an intensely emotional album that involves itself with the politics of the personal, transforming the ‘voice of a generation’ into something entirely new.