Tempest He's never been mistaken for Enrico Caruso, but on his death-haunted latest, Tempest , the 71-year-old is in especially fine rattle, wringing every wrecked nuance… Tempest He's never been mistaken for Enrico Caruso, but on his death-haunted latest, Tempest , the 71-year-old is in especially fine rattle, wringing every wrecked nuance… 2012-09-11 Bob Dylan Rock Columbia
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Tempest (2012)

CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP Dylan continues to outdo himself with moving lyrics and expressive vocals
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CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP Dylan continues to outdo himself with moving lyrics and expressive vocals
EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Sep 11, 2012; Lead Performance: Bob Dylan; Genre: Rock; Production: Columbia

He's never been mistaken for Enrico Caruso, but on his death-haunted latest, Tempest, the 71-year-old is in especially fine rattle, wringing every wrecked nuance out of his almost unbearably expressive voice. He applies that battered instrument to 10 remarkable new songs, tackling topics like the Titanic disaster (the epic title track) and the assassination of John Lennon (the deeply felt ''Roll On John''). Thirty-five albums in, Dylan remains as magical and mysterious as ever. A

Best Tracks:
Duquesne Whistle
Roll On John
Originally posted Sep 05, 2012 Published in issue #1224-1225 Sep 21, 2012 Order article reprints
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