Neil Young To Take Fans On A Long, Strange Trip With Psychedelic Pill

Written by September 11th, 2012 at 9:59 am

Remember reading about “Twisted Road,” that new Neil Young song about the power of rock and roll, which mentions Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” by name? It turns out that “Twisted Road” is one of the shorter excursions on Psychedelic Pill, the new double album from Young and Crazy Horse, due October 30.

The album, produced by Young with John Hanlon and Mark Humphreys, was recorded right after Americana, the all covers album released earlier this year, at Audio Casa Blanca studios. Americana marked the first time Young and Crazy Horse had recorded together since 2003′s Greendale.

Several tracks, including opener “Driftin’ Back” and closer “Walk Like A Giant,” extend past the ten minute mark, which is enough to get any hardcore Young fan drooling in anticipation of epic guitar solos and voluminous lyrics.

Similar to Americana, each song will get it’s own full-length video, which will be available for viewing and purchase online. A high-resolution 24/192 full-fidelity version Blu Ray version of the album will feature all of the videos. And of course, there’s vinyl — the album will be available as a three-LP collection.

Young and Crazy Horse will tour in support of Psychedelic Pill, and on October 20, Young will once again headline the Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California. Click here for details.

Psychedelic Pilltrack listing:

Disc One:
1 Driftin’ Back (27:36)
2 Psychedelic Pill (3:26)
3 Ramada Inn (16:49)
4 Born In Ontario (3:49)

Disc Two:
1 Twisted Road (3:28)
2 She’s Always Dancing (8:33)
3 For The Love Of Man (4:13)
4 Walk Like A Giant (16:27)

Bonus Track:
5 Psychedelic Pill (Alternate Mix)

Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s upcoming tour dates:

Oct 3 Windsor, ONT WFCU Centre
Oct 5 Kingston, ONT K ROCK Centre
Oct 6 London, ONT John Labatt Centre
Oct 8 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
Oct 9 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Oct 11 Chicago, IL United Center
Oct 13 Austin, TX Zilker Park / Austin City Limits Fest.
Oct 14 Tulsa, OK Tulsa Convention Center Arena
Oct 17 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Oct 20-21 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheater
Oct 25 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Oct 26 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Fest
Nov 10 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Nov 11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Nov 13 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Nov 14 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
Nov 16 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Nov 19 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Nov 20 Kitchener, ON Memorial Auditorium
Nov 23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Nov 24 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
Nov 26 Boston, MA TD Garden
Nov 27 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Nov 29 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Nov 30 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
Dec 3 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Dec 4 Bridgeport, CT Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard

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