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Neil Young will release his latest studio album ‘Storytone’ on November 3rd via Reprise Records. ‘Storytone’ features ten brand new compositions recorded live in the studio with a 92-piece orchestra and choir. The deluxe edition comes with a bonus disc including a solo album of Storytone.

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  • Audio CD (6 April 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: CD+DVD, Special Edition
  • Label: WARNER BROS
  • ASIN: B001TEKHC2
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 106,019 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. When Worlds Collide
2. Fuel Line
3. Just Singing A Song
4. Johnny Magic
5. Cough Up The Bucks
6. Get Behind The Wheel
7. Off The Road
8. Hit The Road
9. Light A Candle
10. Fork In The Road
Disc: 2
1. When Worlds Collide
2. Fuel Line
3. Just Singing A Song
4. Johnny Magic
5. Cough Up The Bucks
6. Get Behind The Wheel
7. Off The Road
8. Hit The Road
9. Light A Candle
10. Fork In The Road
See all 14 tracks on this disc

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NEIL YOUNG Fork In The Road (Limited 2009 UK CD/DVD set - Recorded in 2008 between tour dates with his live band the main themes of Fork are drawn from Neils involvement with the Lincvolt Project a joint effort between the singer & biodiesel pioneer Johnathan Goodwin to develop a commercially viable electric power system for automobiles. This set comprises the 10-track CD album including the single Johnny Magic [named after his Lincvolt partner] plus a DVD featuring three music videos & a live concert video of Young performing the Beatles A Day In The Life housed in a digipak sealed from new in stickered shrink)

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Neil Young has been on a bit of a roll of late. The Canadian crooner has been busy re-issuing live albums (Live At Sugar Mountain, Live At Massey Hall), picking up headline festival slots (Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight Festival, Hyde Park Calling) and has also found time to release a glut of new material. Following on from 2007’s Chrome Dreams II, Fork in the Road is a quickly-recorded, vaguely eco-themed album about…automobiles. Cars have long been an obsession for Young and here he takes the bull by the horns, praising their virtues while simultaneously acknowledging climate-change issues. Recorded in just a few weeks, the record even sounds like a car--all rhythmic, grainy revs and testosterone blues-rock swagger. The songs within might not be particularly sophisticated, but they do make for excellent road trip material. --Danny McKenna

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3.6 out of 5 stars

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By J. M. M. Out on 26 Jun. 2009
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
A mediocre Neil Young?

Was this to be a mediocre Neil Young album? That is what a review or two led me to believe, as well as hearing the title track myself - a pleasant, funny rocker of fleeting charm. I bought the album + DVD in preparation for attending his 2009 concert in Rotterdam, thinking he would concentrate on this new album. I can only say I was pleasantly surprised and played it 6 times in a row (easy, because the album is short at 38 mins.) The man is quirky, but never mad. His spirit and energy remains exemplary; he is no 60s dinosaur. What I found was a fairly varied collection. The production suggests Neil's trademark lo-fi sound (Ragged Glory - my favourite, Living with War etc etc), but there are a sophiscated spatial quality and elements of refinement - the Buffalo Springfield guitar in Just Singing this Song, a true rock anthem, and the 60s harmonies in When World Collide, Cough up the Bucks. Most songs are upbeat, with the exceptions of Off the Road with its interesting chord progression and Light a Candle for those that need a dose of Harvest on occasion. There are great guitar riffs underlying When Worlds Collide, Fuel Line, Hit the Road. Easy rockers like Johnny Magic, reminiscent of Status Quo. I am not a lyrics man, but Neil is. Is there anyone so with the signs of the times as he? Living with War is a monument, but this one is up there - the environment, the credit crunch and the government's responses and his lovely mix of the bad old American guzzler and electric propulsion - the LincVolt. No mediocre Young album, in short, but a minor classic in my book. Disappointed that he only played the title track during the Rotterdam show (but three off Ragged Glory!) The extra DVD surprised me with his respectful rendition of the Beatles' Day in the Life, but fortunately his quirkiness did not leave him when he butchers his great black Les Paul at the end.
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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful By street-legal on 9 April 2009
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Neil Young has entered a period of stunning activity of late, most likely brought about because he thought he was going to die a few years back. We've had Prairie Wind, Living With War, Chrome Dreams II and the wonderful Heart of Gold concert all in the space of four or five years. Fork In the Road seems to empathise with an idealised 'middle America', living their lives more or less oblivious to and at odds with the idiotic powers at be. War, money going AWOL, and the comfort of a big old rusty truck.
It all hangs together and chugs along very well but the problem I have with this album is that very little stands out. The title song and Just Singing a Song are pretty cool but, and I hate to say this because I LOVE Neil Young, the album sounds like a bit of a knock off, a bit pedestrian. And the sound quality, dvd or not, sounds very muddy indeed. Its a shame really, its one of those albums that would have been great with a bit more time spent on it, but this sounds like a weekend in a barn with a tape recorder going.
I'll doubtless listen to it a lot more, but you know what? I miss Crazy Horse.........
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Northern Man on 21 April 2009
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This new album raises the usual dilemma with all recent Young albums. Should I buy it?
Based on the poor reviews in the general and music press I almost avoided this one. Yet the press are curiously swayed by fashion. Despite topping the bill at festivals in Britain this summer, Young is no longer flavour of the month. This is partly due to his recent spate of archive albums. These may be great for the fans, but have left the general listener baffled. Others still seek vainly for the next `Harvest'. At arm's length, the lower star ratings in Young's recent back catalogue give the impression of a major talent who has burnt out.
Yet Young always deserves more attention than most artists. I took the plunge and bought `Fork in the Road' and have not been disappointed. It suffers from a similar fate to a Richard Thompson album: a couple of standout tracks, a couple of bummers and the rest are reasonable. Although the raw Bo Diddley style guitar suggests that half the tracks are simply throw-away, yet they are simply part of Young's style.
The only downside is an affliction which has hit major artists since McCartney's first solo album way back in 1970. This is the use of partners as backing vocalists. I'm sure that Mrs Young would be the first to admit that she is no Emmylou, Nicolette or Ronstadt. However the bland saccharine backing almost sinks the standout track.
Overall, if you enjoyed Living with War, you should buy this album. If you prefer the acoustic bliss of Prairie Wind, avoid it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. Jenkins on 23 May 2009
Format: Audio CD
The most obvious point of comparison for Neil Young's latest is probably the recent Living with War - Young in garage rock mode getting his teeth into some topical meat. To my ears though it's a comparison that flatters Fork in the Road. Where the songs on 'War' sounded effortless, as though Young were a conduit directly channeling the discontents of a nation, the tunes here seem less inspired, and it's a lot more evident it's been thrown together somewhat quickly.

I don't doubt Young's sincerity, and his desire to address his subjects with such immediacy is admirable, but melody and lyrics-wise the results here are mixed. The insistent rocker Fuel Line is one of the best on both counts, with Young singing the praises of hybrid technology while his backing singers demand we 'Keep filling that old fuel line' like a Greek Chorus observing human vested interest.

On the other hand, Cough Up The Bucks is either an embarrasingly simplistic analysis of the current global financial crisis, or an attempt to articulate the sense of baffled disenfranchisement most normal people feel in the face of Collateralized Debt Obligations, Credit Default Swaps and the like - 'Where did the money go' indeed? Either way, the songs repetitive riffing and minimalism are worryingly remiscent of Young's much maligned Re-ac-tor album.

The rest of the album is also hit-and-miss, but ends strongly. The haunting Light a Candle is a great ballad, and Fork in the Road, (which sounds a little Subterranean Homesick Blues to me) is at once scattershot, wry and cutting.

Overall, it's tough to come down too hard on Young for this one. It's part of project he obviously cares passionately about, and unlike the part-time activist musicians he lays down the gauntlet to on Just Singing a Song (won't change the world) Young actually walks it like he talks it - he's putting a lot of his own money into the Linc Volt, and you've gotta respect the guy for that.
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