Bryan Ferry releases ‘Dylanesque,’ an album of covers of Bob Dylan songs (2007)

Bryan Ferry‘s ‘Dylanesque’ is an album of covers of Bob Dylan songs released on March 5, 2007 by Virgin.

Track Listing : 1.Just Like Tom Thumb’S Blues (Bob Dylan) – 03:50 . 2.Simple Twist Of Fate (Bob Dylan) – 05:18 . 3.Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) – 03:22 . 4.The Times They Are A-Changin’ (Bob Dylan) – 03:40 . 5.All I Really Wanna Do (Bob Dylan) – 02:29 . 6.Knockin’ On Heaven’S Door (Bob Dylan) – 06:13 . 7.Positively Fourth Street (Bob Dylan) – 03:45 . 8.If Not For You (Bob Dylan) – 02:40 . 9.Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Traditional) – 2:13 . 10.Gates Of Eden (Bob Dylan) – 05:12 . 11.All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan) – 03:46

Musicians : Bryan Ferry – Vocals, Harmonica, Farfisa . Brian Eno- Electronics On (8) . Isaac Ferry – Electronics On (8) . Chris Spedding – Guitar . David Williams – Guitar . Oliver Thompson – Guitar . Mick Green – Guitar On (2 – 6) . Robin Trower – Acoustic Guitar On (11) . Guy Pratt – Bass . Zev Katz – Bass On (2 – 6) . Warren Ellis – Strings . Paul Carrack – Organ . Colin Good – Piano . Andy Newmark – Drums . Bobby Irwin – Drums On (2 – 6) . Frank Ricotti – Percussion . Lucy Wilkins – Violin On (2) . Anthony Pleeth – Cello On (7) . String Quartet – Band On (3) . Gavyn Wright – Violin . Jackie Shave – Violin . Jon Thorne – Viola . Anthony Pleech – Cello . Joy Malcolm – Backing Vocals . Me’Sha Bryan – Backing Vocals . Sarah Brown – Backing Vocals . Tara Mcdonald – Backing Vocals . Anna Mcdonald – Backing Vocals . Sharon White – Backing Vocals . Michelle John – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Rhett Davies, Bryan Ferry . Michael Boddy – Engineer . Tim Roe – Engineer . Bob Ludwig – Mastering . Bob Clearmountain – Mixing

Package : Anton Corbijn – Cover Photo . Bogdan Zarkowski – Design . Paul Morley – Liner Notes . Julian Broad – Photography

Recorded 2006-2007.

Released On March 5, 2007 By Virgin.

(Source Bryan Ferry‘s ‘Dylanesque’ | Official website)

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And therein lies the big hairy bugbear on Dylanesque – the band. For no matter how careful and careworn Bry’s immaculate vocal takes are, the band chug along with their muted guitar chords and thudding drums as if it were a mere run-through […]

Pitchfork
There’s only one glimmer here of Ferry’s old interpretive wit. He murmurs “Positively 4th Street” in a gently mournful tone, backed up by power-ballad piano and whooshing movie-soundtrack synthesizers. The song is one of the most vindictive, venomous kiss-offs Dylan’s ever written; gentle mournfulness wouldn’t seem to suit it. […]

BBC
There’s life in the old dinner jacket yet, it seems.As Time Goes By (1999). It all proves that maybe Dylan was at the heart of Ferry’s muse, even back in 1972. Let’s hope he brings such energy to that Roxy album… […]

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