Bob Dylan announces upcoming release of his first original album in eight years

Bob Dylan announces upcoming release of his first original album in eight years: Rough and Rowdy Ways

By Dailymail.com Reporter

Published: 15:42 BST, 8 May 2020 | Updated: 15:48 BST, 8 May 2020

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Bob Dylan has a new album on the way, eight years after his last album of original songs.

Rough and Rowdy Ways will be released on June 19, the singer revealed on Friday morning, as he dropped another song titled False Prophet from the upcoming album.

In previous weeks the 78-year-old rocker has been teasing new material including tracks I Contain Multitudes and Murder Most Foul.

It's coming: Bob Dylan announced the upcoming release of Rough and Rowdy Ways - his first album in eight years

It's coming: Bob Dylan announced the upcoming release of Rough and Rowdy Ways - his first album in eight years

Dylan also shared the retro album cover for Rough and Rowdy Ways, which shows what appears to be 1960s scene featuring a couple dancing together and a man staring into a jukebox in the background. 

In the caption the singer revealed the CD and digital formats will be available June 19 and the vinyl format will be coming July 2020.

The new album will include

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