12 Songs, 37 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Crooning with tender emotion, Dylan floats through the Sinatra songbook on this gently swinging companion to 2015’s Shadows in the Night. Like its predecessor, Fallen Angels is filled with rootsy renditions of standards (“Skylark,” "Come Rain or Come Shine") and some obscure gems (Peter DeRose and Billy Hill’s “On a Little Street in Singapore”). But even when Dylan glides through something as familiar as “That Old Black Magic,” the intimate setting and his effortless delivery make it a refreshing delight.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Crooning with tender emotion, Dylan floats through the Sinatra songbook on this gently swinging companion to 2015’s Shadows in the Night. Like its predecessor, Fallen Angels is filled with rootsy renditions of standards (“Skylark,” "Come Rain or Come Shine") and some obscure gems (Peter DeRose and Billy Hill’s “On a Little Street in Singapore”). But even when Dylan glides through something as familiar as “That Old Black Magic,” the intimate setting and his effortless delivery make it a refreshing delight.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

CRTube ,

Another fresh interpretation

It's truly a privilege as a fan to hear Bob Dylan keep exploring and growing as an artist! We can see that across the entire span of his career. His past explorations included delving into rock in 65-66, looking back to the old folk feeling with The Basement Tapes, and making a set of cover albums of folk standards in the 90s. At each point, he worked those into his later music. Where would Dylan be if he had stopped growing as an artist in 1964? I think he would be a minor artist if that were the case. And we would be a lot poorer. Instead what we have is a major artist in music looking back over the complete works of Frank Sinatra, one of the most talented vocal interpreters and shapers of the Great American Songbook. Dylan's arrangements here are outstanding. His loving treatment and yet renewal of the works here are admirable. It's interesting that Dylan chose "Skylark" as its the only track Sinatra did not record. However, Sinatra's arranger Nelson Riddle worked with Linda Ronstadt on a version of "Skylark," and so we might have a hint there of what an arrangement would have sounded like. But that is what Dylan giving us in these with two albums devoted to Sinatra, Endless Possibilties!

Sizzlefry58 ,

.....sad is what comes to mind

As a long time Dylan fan I sure miss the Bob Dylan I grew up listening too! If it's a choice between this or putting on some of my older albums, I'll go with the older! To me, I'm sorry but this just stinks, and any true Dylan fan would admit it! Sorry Bob, as much as I respect you I can't get in to this. Maybe it's time to forget the releases like this and start releasing deluxe issues of some great stuff like Blood on the Tracks, stuff you did with the Band, and maybe that way we can all stay and remember what it was like to be and feel "Forever Young".
Take care brother, and God bless,
Much peace and love to you!
Thanks for all the great years of music🌅🌴🌺💞✨💫

Lifelong Santana Fan ,

Old Fart

Well, I guess I'm just living in the past to enjoy listening to Bob's classics. Not these remakes of sentimental standards. I'll simply put Highway 61 or Blond on Blond or Blood on the Tracts on and enjoy. God Bless Bob Dylan.

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