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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

"Sleeps With Angels" - Neil Young & Crazy Horse @ Complex Studios - Promo

"Sleeps With Angels" by Neil Young & Crazy Horse from The Complex Sessions on YouTube.

Although this performance was recorded in the Complex studios, it isn't part of the Complex Sessions (filmed by Jonathan Demme). While The Complex Sessions was a live performance, this footage comes from the promo-only VHS 'Sleeps With Angels Continued ...' which documents the recording of the SWA album. (Thanks vaga2012 for update/correction!)

Also, see Comment of the Moment: Sleeps with Angels - "It's like a room full of mirrors".

More on The Complex Sessions directed by Jonathan Demme.

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At 2/09/2012 12:02:00 AM, Blogger doc said...

I've loved every song and version on this complex sessions to find who's got it in stock still


At 2/09/2012 05:36:00 AM, Anonymous vaga2012 said...

Although this performance was recorded in the Complex studios, it isn't part of the Complex Sessions (filmed by Jonathan Demme). While The Complex Sessions was a live performance, this footage comes from the promo-only VHS 'Sleeps With Angels Continued ...' which documents the recording of the SWA album.

At 2/09/2012 09:11:00 AM, Blogger thrasher said...

Thanks vaga2012 for update/correction!

At 2/09/2012 09:45:00 AM, Blogger rkennke said...

None of the SWA/complex session videos seem to be available in Germany youtube, except for Piece of Crap :-( Possible to find them on vimeo and other sites though.

At 2/09/2012 09:47:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

I miss the 90's....but the music goes on forever.

I really didn't choose to leave you
To tear myself away so long
To travel and unravel
All the fabric we'd sewn
So now something's wrong
And the world we used to know has gone

--Martin Phillipps (The Chills)
Part Past Part Fiction

At 2/09/2012 10:47:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

...and it's great to see Neil in the Heartbreak Hotel T shirt--he should wear that for the Horse Back 2012 Tour to Restore Peace, Sanity and Hope

At 2/09/2012 10:55:00 AM, Blogger thrasher said...

Good catch Mr H!

Yeah, the Horse Back 2012 Tour to Restore Peace, Sanity and Hope!

We'll take an 2 XL shirts for that tour please, thank you.

At 2/09/2012 11:06:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

A young man asleep
within the cloth of a voyage
which is turning ever so slowly
even as the widening skirt
of an Ecstatic
--Patti Smith
The Coral Sea

At 2/09/2012 11:18:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Yeah I always loved that shirt the best...Lupos lives on in our hearts.

Will this be enough for us to TM the slogo and get the tailors to work? With Neil's blessing of course!

Driving home last night, I saw a grey and white wolf on the right side about ten miles from home. He was there, looked up and then vanished into the woods. I've never seen one in-the-wild before and it's an experience. I think the cold night might have made him bold, confused him or a bit of both.

A few miles later, a young deer was on the right side of the road. There's an area where they congregate and there must be vegetation they enjoy. Gave a look, stopped for five seconds or so, then slowly moved into the wooded area.

I'm thinking Horse Back will be a bit of each experience....

"The legs feed the wolf"
--Herb Brooks

At 2/09/2012 11:26:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

...and I think Neil wore that shirt for many/most/all of the Smell The Horse tour shows back in early 1991--including his last time at the old Boston Garden where he told the crowd " can tear it down but you can't build it back up again."

The shows that Nirvana would have opened if Neil hadn't already committed to Social Distortion as opening band....

At 2/09/2012 01:25:00 PM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Front of the tour shirt reads:

Horse Back 2012 Tour To Restore Peace, Sanity and Hope

Back of the shirt reads:

We're only P S H ing in the Wind

At 2/09/2012 03:50:00 PM, Blogger doc said...

Mr Henry! you're certainly on a roll today..liking your lyric quotes from other artists.


At 2/09/2012 07:57:00 PM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Ya know how hindsight is always Twenty Twenty? Looking back to last Sunday, it's obvious now that Madonna was not the best choice for the halftime show.

Based upon the Pats second half meltdown, Neil and the Horse should have done twenty minutes of Horse Back with an emphasis on the Fuckin' Up part....

At 2/09/2012 09:59:00 PM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Deep and dark my submarine bells
Groan in greens and grey
Mine would chime a thousand times
To make you feel okay
--Martin Phillipps

for doc

At 2/10/2012 08:58:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Dreamt last night I was at the opening show for Horse Back 2012. Plans are to start with a summer tour of small clubs along the shores and coastlines, which some wags are already calling the "Dune Let It Bring You Down" tour. First night is in North Beach CA at Neil's old haunt, the legendary Mabuhay Gardens. Neil and the Horse play two hours of Horse Back, Neil returns to play the Dead Man score followed by the best Heart of Gold ever. The finale is an all band three song encore of Dog House, World Without Dogs and Cinnamon Girl that's performed along with show openers, legendary Bay Area troupers 84 Rooms who are playing in a one-time reunion gig. Next stop up the coastline is The Malibu Inn.
Seems like the dream has got me hypnotized....

Give me a kiss
To build a dream on
And my imagination
Will thrive upon that kiss
--Louis Armstrong

At 2/10/2012 09:22:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

I can tell
I can feel
I can tell
I can feel
I can see
Something is changing
To me change is no stranger

I don't run
I don't hide
I don't run
I don't hide
I don't fight
What fate arranges
I don't think about danger
--Todd Rundgren

At 2/10/2012 10:03:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

I don't care
I don't care
I don't care
I don't care
I don't care
Care if it's old

I don't mind
I don't mind
I don't mind
I don't mind
Don't have a mind

Get away
Get away
Get away
Get away
Away from your home

I'm afraid
I'm afraid
I'm afraid
I'm afraid
--Kurt Cobain

At 2/10/2012 10:20:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

And no alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
--Thom Yorke

At 2/10/2012 10:56:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Wild Wild Horses
We'll ride them someday
--Mick Jagger/Keith Richards


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