Monday, 20 October 2008
This review is going to make AVRev founder Jerry Del Colliano roll his eyes and probably groan out loud. Despite his self-proclaimed… OK, deserved, reputation for great taste in music, even the most expert of us have mysterious holes in our perceptions. Steely Dan never did anything for me, and I’m still trying to figure out the fuss over Conor Oberst (good, but no Next Dylan). Jerry can’t stand Bob Dylan. He’ll hate this review.
The world has Bob worshippers and Bob haters and those who, if truthful, would admit they couldn’t care less. The latter is probably the majority, for whom music is likely a minor part of their lives or they pay only surface attention to it. But with each release of the last 11 years (17 of them), Dylan’s making it harder and harder to justify being ...