Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Bob Dylan: Love And Theft

Andy Gill, MOJO, October 2001

IT'S BEEN a long time since Bob Dylan released two consecutive albums of top-drawer original material – probably as far back as 1975's Blood On The Tracks and Desire (1976), if we're being honest. But Love And Theft bridges that quarter-century gap with an ease and assurance that belies his years, a more than adequate companion to Time Out Of Mind, the Grammy-winning, million-selling album which re-established him as a vital creative (and commercial) force in contemporary music.

Total word count of piece: 1072


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.