Bob Dylan announces first album of new music 'Rough and Rowdy Ways' since 2012

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 09, 2020, 03:20 PM IST


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Bob Dylan new album 'Rough and Rowdy Ways' will be released on June 19

Bob Dylan has announced his new music album 'Rough and Rowdy Ways' in eight years.

Dylan took to his Twitter account and wrote,''  New album ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ coming June 19th.
Pre-order now: Listen to “False Prophet” here:''.


Album will have three cover versions 'Shadows in the Night' (2015), 'Fallen Angels'(2016) and triple album Triplicate (2017) as it also includes the previous album of his own songs.

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Dylan shared the third single on Friday called 'False Prophet,' a  six-minute song in which the folk legend takes on a spectral persona. 

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Some of the author's iconic work includes 1960s 'Blowin in the Wind' and 'Like a Rolling Stone', 'last released an album of original music in 2012 with 'Tempest,' which was also a tribute to murdered Beatle John Lennon and a 14-minute song about the sinking of the Titanic.

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A hand-written page of lyrics for his 1963 song 'The Times They Are A-Changin' is currently up for sale by Los Angeles-based autograph dealers an asking price of $2.2 million.

He was due to tour in Japan in April but was forced to cancel the concerts due to the coronavirus outbreak.