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Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

The National, Tom Odell, Caitlin Rose, Phosphorescent, Half Moon Run, Lucy Rose, The Webb Sisters and Midlake

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

July 12, 2014 | 9:00PM

July 12, 2014 | 9:00PM

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Doors Open At: 1:30PM

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Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

The National, Tom Odell, Caitlin Rose, Phosphorescent, Half Moon Run, Lucy Rose, The Webb Sisters and Midlake

July 12, 2014 | 9:00PM

July 12, 2014 | 9:00PM

Hyde Park Map It

London,

Location

Hyde Park

London,

Map It

Tickets

Advance: £66.60 - £220.89

Buy TicketsBuy Tickets

Event Details

Event Details

Doors Open At: 1:30PM

Artist Websites

Official Website

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse recently completed a North American tour and are next scheduled to tour Australia and New Zealand in March.Psychedelic Pill opens with Driftin’ Back, a gripping,...

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse recently completed a North American tour and are next scheduled to tour Australia and New Zealand in March.

Psychedelic Pill opens with Driftin’ Back, a gripping, 27-minute epic which starts with an acoustic intro (the only section of the album which was recorded in Kamuela, Hawaii) before it pokes down pathways that have been hinted at before, but never fully explored. Jesus, the Maharishi and Picasso make appearances in the song, Young noting how the images and messages associated with them are invariably corrupted or misconstrued. And, he fears, his own message and art have been corrupted and diminished by the very technology that has made it more accessible.

Two other songs on the album touch in similarly expansive musical territory, the elegiac ode Ramada Inn and the spirited prayer of Walk Like A Giant. Other highlights include Born in Ontario which offers further detail and new perspectives to the explicitly autobiographical thread that winds back to Helpless; Twisted Road is a joyous thank-you note to some of the others who inspired (and continue to inspire) him, with Bob Dylan (“Like Hank Williams chewin’ bubble gum / Askin’ me ‘How does it feel’”) at the fore; and the title track is phased, swirling stomp in which he honours the rock ‘n’ roll spirit at its most pure.

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