Sunday, July 5, 2015

Make You Feel My Love

I'd abase myself
To make you feel my love, or
I could sing this song.

This song from the 1997 album "Time Out of Mind" has been covered by a number of artists, most notably Adele. Garth Brooks also did it. The first person to sing it was Billy Joel, whose version came out earlier than Dylan's. It's not hard to see why the song has proven to be the most popular of Dylan's more recent hits. It's a straight-up love song, and as Paul McCartney said, some people want to fill the world with silly love songs -- and what's wrong with that? I'd like to know. 'Coz here I go again...

Your conditions:
- Rain in face
- World on case
- No one to dry tears
- Storms raging on sea and on highway of regret
- Winds of change blowing

What he can do for you:
- Offer warm embrace
- Hold you for 1 million years
- Would never do you wrong

What he would do to himself for you:
- Go hungry
- Go black and blue
- Go crawling down the avenue
- Everything
- Make you happy
- Make dreams come true
- Go to ends of earth for you

1 comment:

  1. Read the long version, read the short version, well listen to all the versions at Come inside Bob Dylan's Music Box and enjoy great music now.