“Environment affects me a great deal. A lot of the songs were written after the sun went down. And I like storms, I like to stay up during a storm. I get very meditative sometimes, and this one phrase was going through my head: “Work while the day lasts, because the night of death cometh when no man can work.””
- Bob Dylan til John Pareles i The New York Times, september 1997.
Det er i dag sytten år siden, at ‘Time Out Of Mind’ kom på gaden. Her ’ Cold Irons Bound’ i en udgave, der nok daterer sig til midten af nullerne.