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Beyond Here Lies Nothin'

(Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)

From the album: Together Through Life (2009)

 4/5 (175 votes)


Kevin For me, the song is just simply the unfortunate truth about most relationships. We tend to tare each other apart then we either move on, or grow-up and put the past behind us- somethings got to give, or you are just going to be stuck in misery. Great song. May 19, 2011
who cares The guitar licks roll and fold, twisted under the drum beat like a pleated silk shirt. His voice, aged and smoke-filled, belie the youthful raunch of his thoughts and images. He no longer seeks to retain youth - it has no worth to him, for his view of love is permanently etched, and stained with experience and dread. How many dozens of dark characters has he painted, and how dark is this love? How depressingly existential his view of "love" as a state of life, when driven by raw passion, and its inevitable aftermath of doubt and despair when the passion curves in on itself and turns into jealousy, fear, or negativity. Brilliant and bright, dark and difficult, this is totally Dylan's kind of stuff. Like it or hate it, this song will move you, or at least worry you. Jul 31, 2009
shake this song Rocks May 11, 2009
shamushow Good Song Apr 23, 2009
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Related songs & albums

All songs on Together Through Life
Track Song
1 Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
2 Life Is Hard (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
3 My Wife's Home Town (Bob Dylan, Willie Dixon)
4 If You Ever Go To Houston (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
5 Forgetful Heart (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
6 Jolene (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
7 This Dream Of You (Bob Dylan)
8 Shake Shake Mama (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
9 I Feel A Change Comin' On (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
10 It's All Good (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter)
Beyond Here Lies Nothin' appears on these albums
Year Album
2009 Together Through Life