Home > Lifestyle > Entertainment > Music
Saturday May 17, 2014 MYT 7:05:00 PM
Saturday May 17, 2014 MYT 9:19:12 AM
by angus macswan
Bob Dylan has released a version of Full Moon and Empty Arms, a hit for Frank Sinatra in 1945, which will appear on his new album to be released later this year.
One American music legend gives props to another American music legend in a delightfully surprising turn by erstwhile folkie Bob Dylan, who turns his crackling pipes to a near-forgotten hit from almost half a century ago by the late Ol' Blue Eyes.
The song, posted on Dylan’s official website, was written by Buddy Kaye and Ted Mossman and is based on Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Artists ranging from Sarah Vaughan to the Platters have also covered the song in the past.
Rolling Stone magazine quoted a spokesperson for Dylan as saying: “This track is definitely from a forthcoming album due later on this year.”
No title was given for the album but the website’s home page cryptically featured a picture of Dylan and the words Shadows in the Night, which has pundits speculating that it’s highly possible it will be the title for album No. 36.
Dylan’s last album Tempest, his 35th, was a commercial and critical success when it was released in 2012. The 72-year-old has just completed a string of dates in Japan and Hawaii as part of his Never Ending Tour – which began in June 1988 – and will start a European leg in Cork, Ireland, on June 16. – Reuters
Tags / Keywords:
Lifestyle, Entertainment, Entertainment, Music, News, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Full Moon and Empty Arms, cover, new album, Shadows In The Night
MoF sells stake in Bursa to KWAP retirement fund
Nur Jazlan resigns from posts in listed firms
High Court allows Scan’s claim against former CEO
Hospital coverage for paper vendors
Destini buys Everyday Success, ventures into paramilitary boat business
Charming palm-inspired bling
High living in the great outdoors
Fishing for your dinner
A look at the Indian Muslim community in inner city
Tell us your stories
Star ePaper surpasses 100,000 mark
Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth Olympics
Apple to construct Cupertino visitor's centre
Retiring priest happy but worried
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)