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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Kids Review Neil Young's 'After the Gold Rush': 'It kind of sounds like opera'

OK, let's take off that cynic's hat for a moment and have a nice little warm smile. :)

Watch kids review Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush" in the video above on CBC Music Kids Review.

So what were all of those silver space ships flying in the yellow haze of the sun all about anyway?

Well, way back in 1993 -- in the pre-historic days of early RUST -- some of us thought we knew a thing or 2 about
lyrics analysis of 'After the Gold Rush'. Boy, those were the days, our dear friends, that used to be...

Thanks Randy, wherever you are!

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At 2/04/2016 09:50:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

I thought it was the Anti-Neil!

At 2/04/2016 10:38:00 AM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Hey now, Unknown. Didn't we gently request folks to take off that cynic's hat for a moment and have a nice little warm smile. :) Just once, maybe?

At 2/04/2016 10:46:00 AM, Blogger Old Black said...

I thought it was really sweet.

At 2/04/2016 10:58:00 AM, Blogger TopangaDaze said...

What was it like in the 70's?

"Instead of using things like words, they used bad stuff like violence"

Well, let's hope "words" (between the lines of age) take over for this generation.

As for the song, it seemed like some of them were getting into it. They liked the piano and voice (and so do I). One or two of them were really starting to groove to the piano a little.

Whenever you're getting a little down, just look to the kids and you will come around.

Take my advice
don't listen to me

At 2/04/2016 11:25:00 AM, Blogger Genghis Kon said...

In all seriousness, I thought these were those same plebs who trashed "Godspeed You! Black Emperor". And I'm suprised Neil hadn't gone through a hip hop or salsa phase yet.

At 2/04/2016 12:14:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@Old Black - and so did we in our humble attempt to distract from those really dangerous WMD's (Weapons of Distraction).

@TDaze - good catch. Would've loved to have seen the outtakes on this one.

@GK - you never know. Maybe a hip hop or salsa phase someday. Altho we'd like to hear Neil go reggae once. Afterall, Willie did with his CountryMan album. :)

At 2/14/2016 12:37:00 AM, Blogger (D.) Ian Kertis said...

"I thought you meant Neil Diamond"=my favorite comment.


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