To celebrate Bob Dylan’s 60 years as an artist, a new music video for his classic song “Subterranean Homesick Blues” has been released.
Along with the arrival of the video today (May 6) was the launch of the new Dylan60 microsite, which contains the clip as well as an interactive augmented reality (AR) lens filter.
‘Subterranean Homesick Blues 2022’ pays homage to Dylan’s iconic video for his 1965 song, which was the premiere of DA Pennebaker’s Don’t Look Back documentary.
Taking inspiration from the handwritten signs that Dylan mentions in the original clip, many famous names and creative figures have added a series of new scenes to this new updated version, which you can check out below.
People like Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Noel Fielding, Jim Jarmusch, John Squire, Bobby Gillespie, Julian House, Zep, Cey Adams, Francis Cabrel, Wim Wenders, Anthony Burrill, Naoki Urasawa, Michael Joo and Azazel Jacobs have redefined or make a vision. poster redesign for “Subterranean Homesick Blues 2022”.
Dylan fans can also experience the aforementioned AR lens filter on Instagram and Snapchat, allowing users to try out a pair of Dylan Ray-Ban virtual sunglasses and a 10-second select loop, ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues 2022 ‘, sounds in the lenses.
You can visit Dylan60’s newly launched site by going here.
The arrival of the video comes ahead of the opening of the Bob Dylan Center on Tuesday (May 10). More than 100,000 unique “cultural treasures” created and owned by Dylan over the past seven years will be housed and displayed in the building.