Bob Dylan Revisited
Bob Dylan Revisited
W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393076172, 104pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2009
For the last forty years Bob Dylan has never ceased to be one of the most creative and inspired musicians in the world. Mesmerized by the power of his lyrics and intrigued by the possibilities of translating his powerful, enigmatic personality into art, thirteen leading graphic artists banded together to create this unusual testament to the universality and transcendent vision of an American musical genius. With their vibrant, unexpected colors and dynamic, cinematic imagery, this group has assembled in Bob Dylan Revisited one of the most provocative interpretations of Dylan's music in decades. These artists capture the tender emotions, the ineffable sadness, and the romantic overtones of Dylan's classic songs, at the same time reflecting the moral and political urgency of his music. Each artist's style surprisingly complements Dylan's lyrics and offers an irresistible window through which to reconsider one of America's most enigmatic artists. A deeply respectful and brilliant homage to the extraordinary influence of Bob Dylan. Featured inside: "Blowin In the Wind" by Thierry Murat "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" by Lorenzo Mattotti "I Want You" by Nicolas Nemiri "Girl of the North Country" by Francois Avril "Lay, Lady, Lay" by Jean-Claude Gotting "Positively 4th Street" by Christopher "Tombstone Blues" by Bezian "Desolation Row" by Dave McKean "Like A Rolling Stone" by Alfred, Raphaelle Le Rio, Mael Le Mae, and Henri Meunier "Hurricane" by Gradimir Smudja "Blind Willie McTell" by Benjamin Flao "Knockin on Heaven's Door" by Jean-Philippe Bramanti "Not Dark Yet" by Zep
Nominated for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: Best Anthology; Best Short Story ("Hurricane" by Gradimir Smudja).
About the Author
Bob Dylan is one of the most celebrated songwriters and performers of all time. He has released thirty-five studio albums with hits ranging from Blowin in the Wind and Like a Rolling Stone to All Along the Watchtower, Knockin on Heaven s Door, and Make You Feel My Love. He has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country s highest civilian honor. His memoir, "Chronicles: Volume One", " "spent a year on the "New York Times "bestseller list.