Five new albums to try this week: Bob Dylan, Arca and more



Why you should listen: To hear the original 138 songs that turned this 47-year-old bootlegged album from a collection of rough takes into an industry altering classic.

It might not be for you if … You firmly believe that you just had to be there to really understand mid-60s Dylan, and aren’t about to buy into the £110 reissue of a bootlegged album.

What we said: “Forty-seven years on, even the listener overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of what’s on offer here – who doesn’t want to hear the false starts and fragments and gags – might conclude that the highlights are as timeless as rock music in the 60s got”, wrote Alexis Petridis, in his lead review for the Guardian. Neil Spencer handed the album four stars, in the Observer.