“Early Roman Kings” fiasco!

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Alright: “fiasco” is way too strong a word to use for the current situation surrounding “Early Roman Kings,” the first song we have heard from Bob Dylan’s forthcoming album Tempest, but I came up with this title for the post and was so charmed by it that I just had to use it.

As part of the marketing for the new Bob Dylan record, two of the songs are being debuted on a Cinemax TV show called “Strike Back,” which apparently concerns the adventures of an exciting counter-terrorism unit. I don’t have Cinemax, so I don’t know this show from “Mister Ed,” but three cheers for counter-terrorists.

So our first listen to part of a song from the new album comes in a two minute trailer for the new series of “Strike Back.” (A second song, “Scarlet Town,” will debut in an August 17th episode of the same show.) The trailer clip is embedded below. Continue reading ““Early Roman Kings” fiasco!”