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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

New Neil Young & Crazy Horse Album Title: "Psychedelic Pill"

Crazy Horse's Frank "Poncho" Sampedro & Neil Young
Outside Lands Music Festival, San Francisco, CA., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Photo Gallery by Josh Withers - Outside Lands - 2012
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Crazy Horse's Frank "Poncho" Sampedro revealed the name of the upcoming album in an interview with Rolling Stone by Andy Greene.

The new Neil Young & Crazy Horse album will be titled "Psychedelic Pill", a new song that debuted on the 1st leg of the 2012 concert tour.
"That song began in the studio when Neil sat down at the piano and began playing chords," says Poncho. "Ralph [Molina] was on drums and he started this beat on the snare and wouldn't stop for nearly an hour. We stood up and played it and realized it was a great song. We just haven't performed it that great yet, but we're getting more comfortable every night."

More of the interview in Rolling Stone.

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At 8/15/2012 06:42:00 AM, Blogger asg said...

Poncho wants to drop CinGirl, that's...innaresting...

At 8/15/2012 06:51:00 AM, Anonymous UnderTheDesertMoon said...

I'll take the 3 hour and 20 minute show! I love how they are so excited to make new music and give us the songs we know and love too! When I heard "Walk Like A Giant" for the first time in ABQ, I thought it was sounded like vintage Neil! When it ended (after 20 minutes or so) I said to those next to me "What the f!*k was that?????"

At 8/15/2012 09:40:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Looking forward to the new album.Hardly can't wait...Cees Mostert

At 8/15/2012 10:09:00 AM, Blogger wardo said...

Now now, we all know that nothing but nothing is definite when it comes to Neil, and particularly when it involves the Horse. That said, I'm looking forward to whatever we get to hear.

At 8/15/2012 11:05:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now if only we had a video of the guys discussing, argueing etc over the set list. That would be cool.

At 8/15/2012 11:30:00 AM, Blogger Brat Brains said...

anybody seen a video/mp3 of the psychedelic pill track online yet?

At 8/15/2012 01:54:00 PM, Anonymous Preacher Man said...

Brat Brains- Check this vid out. People thought the song was called "Party Girl" at first (thus the name of the video), but it's really "Psychedelic Pill"

At 8/17/2012 05:20:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would very much like to see Everybody Knows This is Nowhere in the setlist. Maybe Like A Hurricane could be in rotation with what they are already doing as the encores.

If they worked up a bunch of songs, I hope they start to change it up more every night. Even if it was only a few songs.


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