Japanese Blu-spec paper sleeve pressing. Features 2013 remastering. 2014. Time Out of Mind is the thirtieth studio album by the American singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, originally released on September 30, 1997, by Columbia Records. It was his first double studio album (on vinyl) since Self Portrait in 1970. It was also released as a single CD. The album features a particularly atmospheric sound, the work of producer (and past Dylan collaborator) Daniel Lanois, whose innovative work with carefully placed microphones and strategic mixing was detailed by Dylan in the first volume of his memoirs, Chronicles: Volume One.