Neil Young to drop unusual new album

neil-young-top-100-rockersOne of the most prolific musicians on the planet, Neil Young is putting the finishing touches on his 37th studio album. He’ll partner again with Willie Nelson’s sons Micah and Lukas who play under the name Promise of the Real.

This new disc sounds strange – like something you want to listen to in your VW van with the glove box full of drugs:

“I feel like I’m doing something that I’ve never done before,” Young tells Rolling Stone. “It’s not just music. It’s a soundscape. It’s kind of like flying around listening to things with your eyes closed.” …

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“Imagine it’s a live show where the audience is full of every living thing on earth — all of the animals and insects and amphibians and birds and everybody — we’re all represented. And also they overtake the music once in a while and play the instruments. It’s not conventional … but it is based on live performance.”

Young’s 2015 release, The Monsanto Years, was one of my favorite albums from last year. Check out “A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop” from that LP below:

Let’s fire up the old vans and get ready for some good music.

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