Listening to Leonard Cohen's Avalanche, I used to feel uneasy, at the mercy of a power beyond my scope. Now I see it as crucial advice on a spiritual path.
Bob Dylan’s Saving Grace: Interpretation in a Video
Dylan received a lot of criticism for his Christian period. Here, we look at “Saving Grace” from a spiritual perspective – a song released in 1980 on side two of “Saved”, the second album of the so-called “Christian Trilogy”. Its predecessor was “Slow Train Coming” in 1979, its successor “Shot of Love” in 1981.
Bob Dylan’s Señor (Tales of Yankee Power): Interpretation in a Video
It was not long ago that I became aware of the spiritual context of Bob Dylan's Senor - even though I had regarded Love in Vain from the same 1978 Street Legal album as very spiritual for a long time.
Bob Dylan’s Love in Vain: Spiritual Interpretation in a Video
Love songs are well suited to relate to several levels of understanding: from erotic references to the longing for a companion, a soul mate, up to inner processes of soul and spirit that use worldly love merely as an analogy.
Bob Dylan’s Changing of the Guards: Interpretation as a Video
Many people have stated they love the song, but find it very hard to make sense of the lyrics. We look at them from the perspective of a fallen soul seeking the path of salvation.
Bob Dylan’s Oh Sister: Interpretation as a Video
A video interpretation of Dylan's Oh Sister: Like many Dylan songs, it can be interpreted on various levels. A relationship of siblings, a love affair, possibly with biographical references? From a spiritual perspective, it may be the spirit aspect addressing the soul aspect in man.
Bob Dylan: Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)
It was only quite recently that I became aware of the spiritual context of Bob Dylan‘s Señor (Tales of Yankee Power) even though it was released on the B side of Changing of the Guards as well as the 1978 album Street Legal, which also contains Love in Vain.
Bob Dylan: Changing of the Guards (Patti Smith)
A lyrical masterpiece supporting a variety of interpretations, we look at the song from the perspective of a fallen soul seeking the path of salvation.
Cat Stevens: The First Cut Is The Deepest (Sheryl Crow, Rod Stewart)
This song may be catchy partly because it relates to a deep level of the soul: the initial separation from the field of unity. On the way back we may be confronted with wounds from the past.
Bob Dylan: Oh Sister
Oh Sister, like many Dylan songs, can be interpreted on various levels: a relationship of siblings, a love affair, possibly with biographical references? From a spiritual perspective, it may be the spirit aspect addressing the soul aspect in man.