The producers of the surrealist Dylan quasi-biopic I’m Not There made some inspired pairings of song and artist for the soundtrack album, but none more than this one. Who could be more suited to the sneering hipster takedown “Ballad of a Thin Man” than erstwhile Pavement leader Stephen Malkmus? He’s never sounded better, and neither has it.
Song of the Week, 3/4/2018
by bill | Mar 4, 2018 | Song of the week | 1 comment
Sounds very much like the Dylan original except easier to understand the words he’s singing.