“Chevrolet,” a new track on Neil Young’s 42nd studio album World Record, takes you on a long, rambling road trip, covering a lot of different terrain over 15 minutes, with some verses lasting more than two minutes. Above, you can watch Neil Young and Crazy Horse (Nils Lofgren, Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina) play the song for the very first time. It’s also the same cut that appears on the album. It’s a pretty remarkable display of musicianship, and a great new Neil Young track.
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Thanks Neil and the Horse. After listening to you guys for more than 50 years, it is so great to hear new music. Something I’ve wondered, you might find it easier to release more albums, faster, if you just give us some good long jams without vocals. I think I speak for many of your fans, that we’re here for the music. If you can write meaningful poetry and set it to music that’s great! You know we all love it but if you have a bit of writer’s block, and you can just get the band together set down a beat, and go to town, that would be great. Several songs that are 10 or 15 minutes, or even one massive long jam for an hour or more, let’s hear it. You guys aren’t getting any younger, and if you could record and release 10 or 20 more albums like I’m describing, we would eat them up. We can never get enough of your music. Thank you, Neil Young and Crazy Horse. You make this life a lot more worth living!