Neil Young has announced Return To Greendale, a live album and concert film from his 2003 tour centering around his 25th studio record Greendale.
A press release states: “the songs and performance remain topical as ever, powered by themes of environmentalism, corruption, and the destructive effects of capitalism. Featuring Young’s trusty partners Crazy Horse, the Toronto recording captures the epic experience of Young’s immersive, small-town rock opera. The multimedia exploit seamlessly blended Young’s powerful lyrics and Crazy Horse’s heavy blues thrash with musical theatre, as actors joined the band onstage to play out Greendale’s narrative as it unfolded. Like Greendale itself, the show eschews elaborate production in favor of a ragged and rough-hewn feel that does right by its source material.”
Return To Greendale will be released in multiple formats, including a limited-edition deluxe box set. The other formats will include a double vinyl, a two-CD set and a digital version available on Neil Young Archives and on streaming platforms.
The film and live record will be released on Nov. 6. To pre-order Return To Greendale, click here.
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