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Watch out, there's a Blonde On The Tracks

Reuben Raj
Emma Swift - Queen Jane Approximately - A film by Hugh Hales-Tooke

Australian singer-songwriter Emma Swift has joined a long list of artists to release an album of Bob Dylan covers. 

Swift's latest single off her cover album titled Blonde on the Tracks is Queen Jane Approximately, off Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited LP in 1965. The music video for the track features animation and photos by Hugh Hales-Tooke and contains imagery from Dylan’s 1975-1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tour. 

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Blonde on the Tracks was first recorded at Nashville’s Magnetic Sound Studio in 2017. The album was produced by Wilco’s Patrick Sansone and features Robyn Hitchcock on guitar, Thayer Serrano on pedal steel guitar, Jon Estes on bass and Jon Radford on drums.

I Contain Multitudes was the first Dylan cover from his latest album Rough and Rowdy Ways that was released by Swift. 

Blonde on the Tracks arrives on August 14th on Tiny Ghost Records and the full tracklisting is as follows:

  1. Queen Jane Approximately
  2. Contain Multitudes 05:07 video
  3. One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
  4. Simple Twist of Fate
  5. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  6. The Man In Me
  7. Going Going Gone
  8. You're A Big Girl Now

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Released: 14 Aug 2020

Written By: Reuben Raj Reuben is a film and digital photographer who is driven by music in his head. Often seen lurking behind a camera inside the pit of a concert or wandering the streets of China with a blond, Reuben harbours intimate feelings for vinyl records and his Hasselblad SW/C from 1965. He is also the founder of Radio 13.