Neil Young As one of the most vocal artists about the need for safety during the Covid-19 pandemic, he has not toured since the pandemic and only recently started playing live. However, he will tentatively return to action with a solo acoustic theater tour of the West Coast in July.
No dates have been announced yet, but Neil Young spoke about the tour Wednesday night via Zoom to subscribers of the Neil Young Archive Patreon.via rolling stone“I don’t want to come back and do the same song,” Young said. “It’s going to feel like we’re on some kind of carnival ride. I’d rather do other songs that we haven’t done…don’t have to compare to how ‘Heart of Gold’ is done.” [how I played it in] 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2020…”
Young said he put together a setlist of about 15 songs. Trance Outtakes “If You Got Love” and “Song X” collaborated with Pearl Jam mirror ball1994’s “Prime of Life” sleep with an angel — And we estimate that 80% of them are deep cuts and rarities. “Those are not new songs,” he says. “These are old songs, but I wake up every morning with them in my head. So are some songs written 10, 20, 30, 40 years ago, but never actually performed live.”
The tour itinerary begins with a few nights of residency at “a little-known little theater close to one of the world’s most famous theaters.” Details and dates will be announced on Friday, June 9th, so stay tuned.
In other news, Neil Young will release Volume 5 of his Official Release Series on July 14th via Warner Music. freedom, ragged glory, weldingand arc It was released as an analog box set containing the original 4 albums on 9 analog LPs, and currently has 4 CD releases on 6 CDs. This is the first time these albums have been remastered for vinyl.