"Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981" Out November 3 Via Columbia Records/ Legacy Recordings

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DELUXE 9 DISC (8CD/1DVD) BOX SET, LATEST VOLUME IN ACCLAIMED DYLAN BOOTLEG SERIES PRESENTS DEFINITIVE RETROSPECTIVE OF A PIVOTAL PERIOD IN THE ARTIST'S CANON


ESSENTIAL DYLAN ANTHOLOGY PREMIERES 100 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED LIVE AND STUDIO RECORDINGS INCLUDING 14 UNRELEASED SONGS

DELUXE BOX INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE DVD OF "TROUBLE NO MORE: A MUSICAL FILM," A NEW FEATURE-LENGTH FILM INCORPORATING NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN FOOTAGE FROM DYLAN'S 1980 TOURS


Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 on Friday, November 3.

The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy's highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg Series showcases the music Dylan wrote and performed during one of the most surprising, controversial and inspired periods of his career.

As the 1970s ended and the 1980s began, Dylan responded to the changing of the decades with a three album trilogy--Slow Train Coming (1979), Saved (1980) and Shot of Love (1981)--of spirit-filled songs of praise, worship and devotion. These songs were as deeply personal and packed with poetics as any Dylan had ever written, but the force of conviction and power of faith evident in these performances baffled segments of Dylan's fanbase (just as Dylan's "going electric" had alienated folk purists in 1965).

The previous two volumes in Columbia/Legacy's Bob Dylan Bootleg Series each took home the Best Historical Album Grammy Award for its respective eligibility year: Bob Dylan - The Cutting Edge 1965-1966, The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 in 2017 and Bob Dylan - The Basement Tapes Complete, The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 in 2016.

The live concerts from this crucial epoch in Dylan's history contain some of the most intensely jubilant and transcendent performances of his career. Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 offers fans and music lovers the opportunity to fully experience for the first time this extraordinary chapter in Bob Dylan's musical journey.

The deluxe box set includes a hardcover book featuring an introduction by Dylan scholar Ben Rollins with liner notes by Amanda Petrusich, Rob Bowman and Penn Jillette.

Available exclusively on the deluxe box set is a DVD which includes "Trouble No More: A Musical Film," a new feature-length cinematic presentation combining unreleased footage from Dylan's 1980 tours with new material written by Luc Sante and performed by Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon. Directed by Jennifer Lebeau, "Trouble No More" has been selected to premiere at the prestigious 2017 New York Film Festival.  Bonus extras on the box set's exclusive DVD include a rare performance of "Shot of Love" from Avignon 1981 and more.

Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 will also be available in 2CD and 4LPS configurations featuring the first two discs from the deluxe box.

With the exception of "Ye Shall Be Changed," released in 1991 on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3), none of the tracks on Trouble No More have been previously released. This collection debuts 14 previously unreleased songs and a multitude of unreleased live performances, rare studio outtakes and more.



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