Bob Dylan has launched a brand new track – Homicide Most Foul – in regards to the assassination of John F Kennedy.
The 17-minute observe, which the 78-year-old singer-songwriter says he “recorded some time again”, is his first new music in eight years.
Lyrics discover JFK’s 1963 assassination in Dallas, in addition to pertaining to key occasions of the last decade resembling Woodstock music pageant.
Key cultural figures, together with The Beatles, Marilyn Monroe and Stevie Nicks additionally get a shout out.
Dylan shared the track on his official Twitter web page, alluding to the present coronavirus pandemic by telling his followers to “keep protected”.
Dylan wrote: “Greetings to my followers and followers with gratitude for all of your help and loyalty throughout the years.
“That is an unreleased track we recorded some time again that you simply may discover attention-grabbing. Keep protected, keep observant and will God be with you.”
Greetings to my followers and followers with gratitude for all of your help and loyalty throughout the years.
That is an unreleased track we recorded some time again that you simply may discover attention-grabbing.
Keep protected, keep observant and will God be with you.
— bobdylan.com (@bobdylan) March 27, 2020
Considerably graphic lyrics embody: “Led to the slaughter like a sacrificial lamb… They blew off his head whereas he was nonetheless within the automobile.
“Shot down like a canine in broad daylight, it was a matter of timing and the timing was proper.
“You bought unpaid money owed we have come to gather. We’re gonna kill you with hatred with none respect.”
The observe narrowly beats the size of Dylan’s earlier longest single – Highland – which runs for 16-minutes and 31 seconds.
One fan even joked: “Figuring out Dylan, this was in all probability the brief model…”
From the tone of his voice, followers are speculating that it was a comparatively latest recording.
Dylan’s final studio album, Tempest, was launched in 2012. He has additionally launched his personal variations of traditional American songs.
In a profession spanning almost 60 years, Dylan has been adorned with ten Grammys, an Oscar, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The brand new observe will proceed to gasoline rumours that Dylan is getting ready to launch a brand new album.