Fallen Angels, New Bob Dylan Studio Album, Set For May 20 Release
A new studio album from Bob Dylan, Fallen Angels, will be released on May 20. Featuring twelve classic American tunes written by some of music’s most acclaimed and influential songwriters, the album showcases Dylan’s unique and much-lauded talents as a vocalist, arranger and bandleader. The Jack Frost-produced album is the 37th studio set from Bob Dylan and marks the first new music from the artist since Shadows In The Night, which was released in early 2015.
One of the album’s recordings, “Melancholy Mood” is available today on iTunes as an Instant Gratification track, and will also be released as part of a four-track 7″ EP on April 16 as part of the nationwide Record Store Day. The track can also be streamed via a “Vinyl Video” on YouTube: http://smarturl.it/melancholymood. Fallen Angels is now available for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The album will also be available May 20 in a limited blue vinyl edition exclusively at Barnes and Noble.
On Fallen Angels, Dylan has chosen songs from a diverse array of writers such as Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Sammy Cahn and Carolyn Leigh to record with his touring band. The album was recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood in 2015.
In recent years, Bob Dylan was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States’ highest civilian honor. He was awarded a special Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.” He was also the recipient of the Officier de la Legion d’honneur in 2013, Sweden’s Polar Music Award in 2000, Doctorates from the University of St. Andrews and Princeton University, as well as numerous other honors.
Bob Dylan has sold more than 125 million records around the world.
The complete track listing for Fallen Angels is, as follows:
- Young At Heart
- Maybe You’ll Be There
- Polka Dots And Moonbeams
- All The Way
- All Or Nothing At All
- On A Little Street In Singapore
- It Had To Be You
- Melancholy Mood
- That Old Black Magic
- Come Rain Or Come Shine