updated 08:45 am EDT, Tue August 8, 2006
Modern Times on iTMS
Apple and Columbia Records on Tuesday announced that the new album "Modern Times" by Bob Dylan will be offered through an exclusive pre-order on the iTunes Music Store. Apple also announced iTunes customers who pre-order "Modern Times" from iTunes for $13.99 will also be offered the opportunity to participate in an exclusive Ticketmaster pre-sale for concert tickets to select dates on Bob Dylan's upcoming fall tour. An exclusive Bob Dylan digital box set called "The Collection" includes all of Bob Dylan's albums -- nearly 800 tracks from his career. The Bob Dylan digital box set will be available for purchase and download with just one click for $199, exclusively from iTunes beginning August 29. Apple CEO Steve Jobs state that, "Bob Dylan is one of the most respected poets and musicians of our time, and he is a personal hero of mine [...] being able to offer his new album and the exclusive box set of his works on iTunes is a real thrill for us."