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YOUNGS PILL SHOULD BE ON EVERYBODYS PRESCRIPTION
, 29 Oct. 2012
This review is from: Psychedelic Pill (Audio CD)
First ao all,the moan,when this was first advertised as being priced at£22.29 why do Reprise keep doing this ,the same happened with Donald Fagens new album,they charge the earth for the first few weeks,then hey presto the prices fall,and the final result?many fans left out of pocket.
This album has been availiable in parts on various websites for the last few weeks or so,and in consequence the tracks are familiar.
This according to the advertising on the front cover,is the first recording of original material in over a decade by neil young and crazy horse.
Finally before the review starts,track one lasts longer than the entire Jeff lynne album!
1.....Driftin' back......Starts of with an acoustic guitar and clear vocals,than the electric guitar solo comes ,this could have been on any of Youngs classic albums ,it is that good,it has not got the drive that propelled "like a hurricane"into the stratosphere,but that doesn't matter,it is still strong.
"things that bother you drift away,to maybe return as a shadow not so big" twenty seven minutes snd thirty seven minutes long.
2.....Psychedelic pill....."Age has nothing to fo wwith having a good time,some girls are a lot older than you,but they are still girls,and carry the spirit and he torch,the dark night exists that they cannot bring light to" is a very phase heavy rock song.
3.....Ramada inn......"remembering the long grade,you tke the time to count your friend" Starts like "Hurricane" with thumping guitars and drums,this sounded great when i first heard it,it sounds even better now,long and rambling,but enthralling at the same time.
4......Born in Ontario....."When where you ar from keeps returning to you maybe its time to go back" A good old country rock song((Neil Young style to bring this Astonishing first Cd to an end,this has hilarious lyrics
5......Twisted road....."Somewhere ahead your friends reach out with thier own memories.to me this has a slight resemblance to "Cowgirl in the sand2 and is a tribute to Bob Dylan.
6.....She's always dancing....."even now,though dhe's away her music fills the air,her kindness toward others lingers,she's always there she is with you". a perfect summer festival type of vibe,you could even dance to it!!
7.....For the love of man....."some things can never be understood,these are the things that keep returning making you wonder". a slower song to calm things down.
8.....Walk like a giant....."In the face of failure,when there is love,there is always hope,you might ask yourself "Why would i walk like a giant"We return to the more rockier theme,this shows Neils excellent whistling technique.
9.....Psychedelic pill......Brings the whole album to a glorious end.
This year has seen three major releases by Young,the previous two were excellent,but this astonishing five star album is even better!!!.
NIEL YOUNG.....GUITARS,VOCALS,PUMP ORGAN,STRINGMAN,WHISTLING
DAN GRECO.....TAMBOURINE BELL
VALUE FOR MONEY.....£££££
PRODUCTION.......CLEAR AND CRISP
BEST TRACKS.....DRIFTIN' BACK,RAMADA INN,BORN IN ONTARIO,SHE'S ALWAYS DANCING,
PACKAGING.....LARGE HARD CARD GATEFOLD SLEEVE WITH BOOKLET.
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