'Shooting Star' (1989)
Dylan is very good at ending his albums on exactly the right note. He did it in 1965 with "Desolation Row," and again the following year with "Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands." Blood on the Tracks wouldn't be the same without "Buckets of Rain" at the end, nor would the unfairly maligned Street Legal work without closing out with "Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)." Oh Mercy, meanwhile, concludes with "Shooting Star," which echoes some of the self-doubt and regret heard earlier on "Most of The Time." "Saw a shooting star tonight/Slip away/Tomorrow will be another day/Guess it's too late to say the things to you/That you needed me to say."
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