Beyond the Horizon


"Beyond the Horizon" is the 7th track off of Bob Dylan's 2006 masterpiece Modern Times. The song is anything but modern. Embedded in it is a melody from the 30's, as the song "Red Snails in the Sunset" serves provides the melodic framework for Bob to explore his own wistful, blissful, and melancholy hope. The music, here, is a pure joy to the ears. Bob's vocals are focused, and fit the song like an easy glove. The woozy chord change right after Bobby sings "beyond the horizon. . ." is irresistible. I was slow to jump into Modern Times. . but it seems to be coming at just the right time! At the end of the day. . .


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