Albums in Order Review: Living With War
Longtime Rustie Mike "Expecting To Fly" Cordova has added another chapter to the Neil Young Album Reviews In Order Series with his thoughts on Living With War.
"I remember back in the 70s, being shocked when the amazing Zuma came out so soon after Tonight's The Night. Even though TTN was comprised of songs that had been shelved for two years or more, it was still amazing to get the gem of Zuma so soon after the genius of TTN.
I can say Neil has done it again. In early April 2006 when news started leaking on internet blogs that Neil Young had already completed a new album of protest songs, I was admittedly, a bit skeptical. After all, his previous work Prairie Wind was a solid effort and had only been released some seven months previously and its accompanying film Heart Of Gold had not even been released on DVD. But as the evidence mounted, the amazing blog entries were revealed to be factual and that indeed Neil Young wanted to release this as quickly as possible. Via his web site,
initially there came a first-person announcement by Neil Young himself, followed by the lyrics to the songs and a timeline, and then a stream of the album itself, which is how I first heard this record."
Continue reading "Expecting To Fly"'s review of Living With War. Also, check out e2f's other 45 reviews in the essential Neil Young Albums In Order Review Series.
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