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Monday, July 06, 2009

Europe 2009 Neil Young Concert Highlights

Paul McCartney and Neil Young on "A Day in the Life"
Photo by crris b on Photobucket

From | Uncut Editor's Diary - Post details: Neil Young – Hard Rock Calling, London Hyde Park, Saturday June 27, 2009 by Allan Jones:
"What follows is one of the best shows I’ve ever seen Neil Young play, a full-on sonic rupture, two hours of unforgiving and unforgettable guitar distortion, seismic upheaval, deafening detonations, feedback rapture, wave after wave after crashing wave of noise, uplifting and triumphant, the kind of thing that tears vents in the atmosphere, disarranging the senses, wholly transcendent, an often savage aural maelstrom out of which emerges finally a charred beauty, that old ragged glory that is oft-mentioned in talk of Neil, his music and the way he plays it."


Photo by Matt Crossick on Absolute Radio
Hyde Park, London, England Hard Rock Calling 2009 Festival: 6/27/06

"Mansion On The Hill"

Photo by Roel on Rust Radio
Antwerpen, Belgium: 6/6/09

Photo by Katrin Kropf, RockZOOM

Erfurt, Germany: 6/9/09

Photo by Heidi Røsok/Scanpix
Stockholm, Sweden: 6/12/09

Photo by Francesco Lucarelli

More on Antwerpen, Belgium on 6/6/09

"A Day in the Life"
Photo by Paolo Brillo

München, Germany Concert: 6/17/09

Photos by treumie's photostream on Flickr
Köln, Germany: 6/19/09


A Wish for "Harvest Moon" is Granted

First live performance of Buffalo Springfield song "Burned" in 40+ years by Neil Young in concert in Dublin, Ireland on 6/21/09 from YouTube.

"Burned" by Neil Young in Concert in Dublin, Ireland - 6/21/09

The Neil Young Concert Review of the Moment is from Aberdeen, Scotland on 6/24/09 by Davie:
Last night was just incredible, the best gig ever.

I've been lucky enough to see Neil 3 times in the last 2 years, and this was the best of them. It even beat Edinburgh, it was that good.

I still can't believe how young he looked last night. I could have been watching him about 20 years ago, and I honestly don't think I'd be able to tell! What energy!

From the opening riff of Hey Hey My My, to the closing notes of A Day In The Life, Neil just never let up!

Highlights for me were On The Way Home, Are You Ready For The Country?, Spirit Road, Cortez, RITF, and to be honest, the whole bloody show.

Photo by Gary Wolstenholme// Drowned In Sound

Photo by BBC

Neil Young encore "A Day in the Life"

Glastonbury Festival Concert Reviews of Neil Young: 6/26/09

Photo by Matt Crossick on Absolute Radio

Paul McCartney and Neil Young encore for "A Day in the Life".

Neil Young News: Hyde Park, London, England Hard Rock Calling 2009 Festival: 6/27/06


Photo by Tim O'leary
Hyde Park, London, England Hard Rock Calling 2009 Festival: 6/27/06

Final Encore Bow by Band: See all the smiling happy people!!!
Nantes, France - Neil Young Concert Reviews: 6/3/09

More on Neil Young's Europe Summer 2009 Concert Tour.


At 7/07/2009 01:21:00 AM, Anonymous Crazy Bear said...

A great tour !!!
A lot of fun and good sound

At 7/07/2009 01:53:00 AM, Anonymous Crazy Bear said...

A really great tour !
A lot of fun, good sound and good vibes !!!
Thankx Mister Young
Hope to see you soon in Europe for another neverending tour

At 7/07/2009 12:52:00 PM, Blogger andrea1bianco said...

Neil and The Band played better than the last year. So many memories: in Barcelona The Jayhawks and after the great Neil; the general Archives vibe; some wonderful versions of DBTR; Goin'Back in Paris; Tonight's The Night, Roll Another Number In Berlin;On The way Home in Munich; Harvest Moon in Cologne and, above all, the many meetings with the die hard fans of all nations.Sweet memories.
Thank you, Neil.

At 7/07/2009 01:31:00 PM, Blogger Crris said...

Love that RockZOOM photo. Well there's loads of fine ones, trying to catch just a glimmer of that shining light :)

At 7/08/2009 11:02:00 AM, Anonymous SONY said...

Still glaring from the city lights
Into paradise I soared
Unable to come down
For reasons I'd ignored.

Total confusion,
New things I'm knowin'.

I'm standing on the shoreline
It's so fine out there
Leaving with the wind blowing
But love takes care.

Know me, know me
Show me, show me
New things I'm knowin'.

Wind blowing through my sails
It feels like I'm gone
Leaving with the wind blowing
Through my sails.

At 7/08/2009 11:50:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neil never sleeps.

At 7/09/2009 05:30:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neil it feels far too long since you have toured Europe please come back soon!2 weeks is a long long time.

At 7/15/2009 03:11:00 PM, Blogger andrea1bianco said...

I waited for you winterlong. You seemed to be where i belong.It's all illusion anyway...


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