Bob Dylan’s Outsourced Introspection in Rough & Rowdy Ways

In their review of Rough and Rowdy Ways, Bob Dylan’s first original album in eight years, Pitchfork alludes to the once-in-a-blue-moon interview that Dylan gave the New York Times shortly before its release: “Dylan is asked whether the coronavirus could be seen as a Biblical reckoning — a difficult question to imagine posing to any other living musician. We have learned to come to Dylan with these types of quandaries, and more often than not, we have left satisfied.”