A mid-career classic from Dylan revisited 25 years on

Instalment of Bootleg Series features fresh remix of 1997’s Time out of Mind as well as unreleased out-takes, live recordings and more

Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan’s 30th studio album, has been hailed as one of his best. Picture: Getty

Bob Dylan: Fragments: Time Out of Mind Sessions 1996-1997, the Bootleg Series Vol 17 (Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings)

Every artist has a slump period. But for each trough, there is a peak, and Bob Dylan’s Time Out of Mind is very much the latter. The 1997 album (his 30th, and first of original material since 1990’s Under the Red Sky) arrived after a mostly weak decade and was praised in a retrospective (2018) review by US ...