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Ragged Glory

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

1990

Ragged Glory

Album Summary

Ragged Glory is the 18th studio album by Canadian / American singer-songwriter Neil Young, and his sixth album with the band Crazy Horse. It was released by Reprise Records on September 9, 1990.

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Rating

3.13

Votes

4819

Genres

  • Rock
  • Psychedelic Rock
  • Singer Songwriter
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Wed Jan 27 2021
4

Young was not generally known as an artist who evoked the past this much, but if he could extend his creative rebirth with music this exhilarating, no one was likely to complain.

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Thu Aug 19 2021
2

I always forget that Neil Young had a weird garage rock phase in the 90s… honestly, it always felt like the worst of both worlds for me.

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Tue Jul 12 2022
5

It's easy to forget just how insanely good NY's guitar is, but this album really showcases it.

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Thu Dec 09 2021
4

I like this sound, even though Neil Young's voice sounds somewhat out of place to me. The tone of the guitar made me wish I could pick it up and play along.

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Thu Dec 23 2021
4

The title of this album describes it perfectly; it's rough around the edges but also glorious. One of Neil Young's best. Mostly raucous rockers, with a beautiful, majestic ballad to close the album. 4 stars.

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Tue Mar 29 2022
4

Fun album. I'm familiar with Neil Young but haven't spent a ton of time listening to Neil Young. Definitely something I'd listen to again. There are a lot of bands that I do listen to - Band of Horses, Kings of Leons, Airborne Toxic Event - that suddenly I'm like "...oh, they probably grew up listening to Neil Young"

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Thu Sep 23 2021
2

Every song sounded pretty much the same!

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Fri Feb 05 2021
1

that voice ... i just can't.

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Thu Jun 17 2021
1

This man can't sing.

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Thu Apr 07 2022
1

I don't know what it is about Neil's voice but it just turns me off. Every song he opens his mouth in gets ruined.

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Thu Apr 28 2022
1

I'm so sick of Neil Young's bullshit. "You know what we do too much of? Thinking about making good music. Let's just play some stuff in a barn. People will buy that." Screw you, Neil Young. This albums sounds exactly like what it is: a half-assed attempt to milk the wallets of his misguided fans. Every track falls flat. There's no energy in any of these songs. They're flaccid. At the same time, they feel bloated. Every song laboriously plods on for at least a minute longer than it should. "Ragged Glory" is a waste of everyone's time. Doubly so since I had to go hunt the album down on Youtube because Young threw a boomer-tantrum and pulled his shitty music off of Spotify.

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Fri Apr 23 2021
5

One of many great NY albums

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Thu May 27 2021
5

Neil is the absolute best at making songs that are beautiful heart-rending pop songs, and then playing them with a punk rock spirit. It sounds like they are having great fun.

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Wed Feb 17 2021
5

NICEE

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Tue May 11 2021
5

"Mother Earth" is very similar to "La balade Nord Irlandaise" from Renaud. You should check it out. I really like the album!

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Sun Oct 24 2021
5

I didn't expect to like this album because of Neil Young's vocals, but I liked how he sounds on this album much more than a project like "Harvest". The songs are very catchy and it's a super fun alubm.

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Wed Nov 24 2021
5

Nomás por country home se gana las cinco estrellas. Ya lo que venga después está de más.

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Thu Dec 09 2021
5

It was good. I like the name Crazy Horse. Neil Young is growing on me. Maybe because I think he's supposed to grow on me.

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Thu Feb 17 2022
5

90s high point in the career of Neil Young accompanied by Crazy Horse…

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Mon Apr 11 2022
5

I know I have this CD somewhere or somebody has my CD of this somewhere. I am a big fan of this album and his previous one, "Freedom", sort of his comeback from somewhat less-than-critically-acclaimed 80's albums. By the way, I've never dug into his 80's albums to refute or back those reviews. Not a big fan of "This Note's for You" though. His 6th album with Crazy Horse. Recorded over a two week period with sets of songs being played twice a day (sets never repeated) with the best takes put on the album. Critics called this album "garage" and that recording approach is pretty "garage". Well, it sounds raw and like Neil basically said "Let' Er Rip, Boys." And they did. All songs are pretty much straight-forwarded rockers. "Mansion on the Hill" was the only song I remember being played on rock radio. The first two songs, "Country Home" and "White Line" were written back in the 70's. "F*!#in' Up" or " Fuckin' Up" is my favorite rocker on the album with those sloppy Crazy Horse backing vocals and a song covered by a lot of other bands. Don't know why he just didn't spell out fuckin on the album. Maybe, Tipper Gore fear at the time? Neil goes "Cowgirl in the Sand" on two 10-minute epic jams, "Love to Burn" and "Love and Only Love." This album was a welcome relief on this Friday!

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Sat Apr 23 2022
5

Gloriously sloppy.

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Fri May 06 2022
5

rocking. free.

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Mon Jul 04 2022
5

Awesome album from start to finish. Classic sound for a 1990 album. Missing a big hit but it doesn't really need it

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Mon Aug 08 2022
5

I’m thankful for my country home, gives me peace of mind, somewhere I can walk along and leave myself behind..crunchy guitars..the 2nd best NY & Crazy Horse album after Everybody Knows This is Nowhere. love it!

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Thu Sep 08 2022
5

Certified friggen rock dog. What an absolute demon guitar player. I love 90s Neil, he is the embodiment of looking good doing it. Crazy Horse can harmonize too. Also gotta mention the drummer absolutely riding that bell - can't help but air drum the fuck out of it.

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Tue Sep 27 2022
5

Wasn't available on Spotify

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Sat Oct 08 2022
5

I wish Spotify would dump Joe Rogan so I could listen to this album.

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Tue Oct 18 2022
5

Great album to listen!

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Thu Oct 20 2022
5

Ah Neil, it's incongruous to me how that weedy, shaky, high pitched whine is so powerful, sublime and musical

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Mon Nov 07 2022
5

A essência que confirma toda potência do grunge.

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Fri Nov 25 2022
5

cool

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Sat Mar 27 2021
4

This is pretty good, better than other Neil Young I've heard. Just good country rock. I think I gotta give it a 4 hey. I'll listen to this again for sure.

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Tue Jun 01 2021
4

A bit too straightforward and stereotypical, but still pretty good.

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Fri Jan 29 2021
4

Music was catchy, but that voice got old

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Sun Feb 07 2021
4

Wow! Amazing!

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Sun Apr 25 2021
4

thoroughly enjoyed

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Thu Jul 22 2021
4

I liked old Neil Young, but this in particular feels so unique! Love the garage-rock passion and vibe. Doesn't quite hit a 5, but a strong 4.5 in my eyes.

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Wed Apr 14 2021
4

This is my favorite Neil album so far. Inventing garage rock? Neat.

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Thu Jun 17 2021
4

Rock de Neil Young.

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Thu Apr 15 2021
4

Fucking smacks like the hits are super toit and did you know that this album actually invented grunge

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Mon May 24 2021
4

Well there’s no doubt this band knows how to jam. Crazy Horse is a band that’s just not made for the studio so they somehow figured out how to make a studio album with a sound that is very raw and sounds live. This includes many songs ending with guitar feedback. No gentle fade outs here. There’s not a lot of variety in the songs although I guess if you want some ballads, Neil has many other LPs that will scratch this itch.

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Wed Mar 17 2021
4

Worse 4, the songs later in the album seemed to me a bit on the same note. Anyway, good rock album from late "80s".

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Mon Apr 12 2021
4

pretty standard good songs

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Sun Jun 27 2021
4

Not my favorite Neil Young album (my favorite is After The Gold Rush) but this is still pretty solid and worth a listen.

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Tue Jul 20 2021
4

Driven more by electric guitar than the admittedly little Neil Young I have listened to. I really enjoyed most of the songs.

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Tue May 11 2021
4

Done.

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Fri Jun 25 2021
4

About what you'd expect from ol Neil

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Mon Aug 16 2021
4

well-calibrated rock. not too gritty, full of passion

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Wed Sep 29 2021
4

I rather like Neil Young and I quite like some of his hits. But this album is really just exactly what you'd expect if you imagine Neil Young's filler material recorded garage rock style. No more, no less. There's nothing bad on here and it's better background music than a large part of the albums on this list, but not worth re-listening to either. And there's definitely no gold such as After The Gold Rush or Heart Of Gold on this one.

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Thu Sep 30 2021
4

I feel like Neil Young's voice should annoy me, but it's oddly endearing. He's whiny and a little off-key, but somehow that makes the songs better. There's a real folksy, subway-busker kinda vibe that I appreciate. I also liked how the album built. The first few songs feature an acoustic guitar with real "treble-y" effects, then in the middle there were songs with nice, clean acoustic songs. Towards the end, he moved to a clean electric and then a dirty, punk-like electric on Sedan Delivery and the reprise of Hey Hey, My My. I'm not sure if this was on purpose or not, but I dug it.

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Wed Oct 27 2021
4

The second album of Neil Young's "comeback" period is a garage rock classic, how could it not be when he's playing with Crazy Horse? I hadn't listened to this in a few years and my takeaway this time is that it's fun!

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Fri Nov 12 2021
4

This was pretty cool - I can’t believe it’s from 1990! Worth another listen

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Fri Dec 03 2021
4

Yes! I know Neil Young can be polarizing, but I'm firmly in the camp that he's a musical pioneer and crazy genius. He's one of the few rockers left who always did and still continues to sing about something. The music with a message can be preachy, but not Young. He's brilliant at being inspired and translating that inspiration to us in a song. This record has a much lighter, sweeter, comfortable vibe than some of Young's other work, especially that with CSN, but I loved it.

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Fri Dec 17 2021
4

Crazy Horse is never a bad thing

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Thu Jan 06 2022
4

Not a big fan of his voice, but the music is good.

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Thu Jan 27 2022
4

Les plus courtes sont les meilleures, littérallement. Prefs: Country Home, Fuckin' Up, Farmer John, Mansion on the Hill, Love and Only Love, Mother Earth (Natural Anthem) Moins pref: Over and Over

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Mon Feb 07 2022
4

Годно.

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Wed Mar 16 2022
4

Not that familiar with Neil Young (Crazy Horse or not) but I've always enjoyed him. This sounds exactly like I'd imagine without many surprises.

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Wed Mar 16 2022
4

Love the guitar tone. Which is fortunate since It's there for the entire hour. :) Favorite tracks: Love to Burn, Country Home, Mansion on the Hill

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Thu Jan 27 2022
4

Big Neil Young fan, bought this when it came out. The songs are decent but the that garage crunchy sound is great on it. Coming out in the end of the 80s is what I think makes it unique at the time.

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Tue Apr 05 2022
4

Better than I thought.

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Tue Apr 19 2022
4

This was some great classic rock which is saying a lot for it being 1990. Songs were a little long but couple the music with the album cover and this felt like a huge long jam sesh between Diamond and Crazy Horse. And I'm down for that.

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Tue Apr 19 2022
4

Excellent album, up there with Everybody Knows This is Nowhere. A lot of the fuzz grunge and a bit of the guitar odyssey.

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Thu Apr 21 2022
4

I have a lot of time for Neil Young, and it's always nice to hear someone put out music this good a couple of decades into their career. Damn good album.

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Tue Apr 26 2022
4

A fine, fine album. Go in the garage with your band mates, record some tracks, pick the best take, make a record. Can there be anything finer? Did the neighbours bang on the walls and complain? I doubt it, when the tracks are so compelling and absorbing.

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Mon May 02 2022
4

Well, Neil Young's got guts for sticking it to Joe Rogan with the Spotify debacle. Especially because it mainly hurts him a lot more than it will upset streaming on Spotify. And I appreciate that all it took to find this album was a quick Google search and a full YouTube playlist is available. It's a great album, too; as you'd expect from a Neil Young album the vocals are strong but the real star is the searing melody lines and the FANTASTIC guitar on every song. This isn't quite at the level of "Rust Never Sleeps" for me but it's still quite good. Absolutely worth a listen and worthy of being on this list. One of my favorite discoveries from these albums. Fave track: "F***in up"

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Mon Mar 28 2022
4

This is a pretty great album.

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Tue May 10 2022
4

Musically, this is really well done, just about as good as anything Neil Young and Crazy Horse ever did together. It has a fun, rough edged, garage-y vibe and Young's guitar is blistering as ever. As good as it sounds, the lyrics are fairly toothless and mostly forgettable. I know I'm officially turning into your most annoying teacher when I say this, but I know Neil Young can write better songs than this. I guess he has other albums for that. Fave Songs: White Line, Love and Only Love, Country Home, Love to Burn, Over and Over This album was not available on Spotify, but can be found in full on YouTube. 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 5 3

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Wed May 11 2022
4

Very, very good, a clear influence on loads of bands I love. Full of energy and attitude, and fills the gap between garage rock and grunge perfectly. Some songs are a little bit "older gent trying to sound like his younger self", but that's no bad thing. Not on Spotify, but that meant I saw the videos for the songs that have them. Joe Rogan still sucks!!

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Wed May 18 2022
4

Frábært albúm, gott bílskúrsrokk.

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Tue May 24 2022
4

One of Neil's loudest , and one of his best

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Tue May 24 2022
4

I enjoy a lot of Neil Young's music and always appreciate his range of musical styles and genres. I am not sure I listened to this album when it was released. As I listened through it, I was not familiar with these songs so I think I had not heard these tracks. I really, really like this album. To state the obvious, the style of this album -- kind of hard rock/garage rock -- has been countless times before and after this album but there is still the unmistakable signature voice to it that is uniquely Neil Young's, and I don't just mean the vocals. This album enjoys the imprimatur of Neil, and I am pleased. I like that it's just Neil and the three members of Crazy Horse. I don't hear overdubs, multi-tracks, etc., and the Wikipedia entry on the album explains why it sounds exactly like it is, which is a four-member rock band recording "live in studio". From the Wikipedia entry: The Ragged Glory sessions took place in April 1990 at Young's Broken Arrow Ranch. The band played a set of songs twice a day for a couple of weeks (never repeating the same songs in a set), then went back, listened and chose the best takes. According to Young, this approach "took 'analysis' out of the game during the sessions, allowing the Horse to not think". I love that.

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Thu Jun 02 2022
4

A strong Neil Young album. I especially dig some of the longer feedback-heavy jams. I enjoy Neil Young in country-folk mode but I like him even more in hard rock mode. His voice can be pretty but he doesn’t have a conventionally good singing voice. That unconventional voice works well though with the loose and unpolished guitar work on these songs. Crazy Horse is a great backing band and they sound awesome here. Highlights: “Country Home,” “F*!#in’ Up,” “Over and Over,” “Love and Only Love”

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Thu Jun 02 2022
4

This is a live album without all the obnoxious fan noise and the need to play the radio hits. It is distortion in its natural form, enjoying the moment. You don't have to say "I wish I had been there" because you are there if you turn it up and give in to the buzzing in your ear.

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Tue Jun 21 2022
4

OMG The Godfather of grunge!! I still don’t really get that title. I know the man has recorded 237 albums, but I’ve listened to a lot of them and… never once did I find myself going, “Oh yeah, Alice In Chains.” Nope. Sorry, 1990s media. And thank goodness, because Mr. Young is so much more than that. There aren’t a ton of musicians who would make me pause if I had to pick between one of their acoustic or one of their electric albums, but Neil’s on that list. Goddamn those guitar tones. At times it just sounds like a pretty good bar band, but then they hit you with some of those fuzzed out leads where they just hold a single note or two and it makes me want to buy a new guitar. And then sometimes they do the opposite with an acoustic and it *still* makes me want to buy a guitar. So this album. It’s a weird one. I thought for sure “Rocking in the Free World” was on here, but instead we get a bunch of songs that are kind of in that ballpark but not quite. I liked a lot of them (“Fuckin’ Up”, “Love and Only Love”) and didn’t quite care for others (“Farmer John”). I’d say most of the songs here could be shorter, but doing so would mean losing some of those guitar moments I love. One of the best guitar bits is in the very last tune, which sounds like some sort of beautifully distorted take on “Amazing Grace.” But then the band starts singing those awfully-on-the-nose lyrics about mama earth and I kinda cringe. Still, even in the seas of cheese, I never once don’t believe Young and co. aren’t being earnest. He always is! Every single song. I don’t know how he hasn’t got tired of his own shit after all these years, but god bless him.

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Tue Jun 21 2022
4

Ragged Glory is a great title for this album. I love the story behind how it was recorded - it sounds a bit like a live record, like it has that energy. There are a couple of stand out songs here, like Fuckin' Up, Over and Over, and Mansion on the Hill. But I can get behind pretty much all of this. Still, when it falters, it falls all the way into the background. But I think I'll put this one on again, so I'll give it the big four.

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Thu Jul 14 2022
4

It seems as though about once a decade, Neil Young brings Crazy Horse back around to do some excellent full-band stuff. Well, the year is 1990 and the boys haven't done anything since Re·ac·tor in 1981, so let's get the band back together! Young and the Horse make deceptively simple hard rock here. They're all playing together in the studio, tight as can be, jamming away. They would practice and record their sets, go through the playback and choose the best take for each song to go on the album. It's the perfect "dudes rock" album, in that it rocks and doesn't do more than it needs to. Although I preferred the live energy and pacing of Rust Never Sleeps, this album, I feel, is on par in terms of sonic quality. Neil Young can really rock with the rest of them.

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Sat Aug 06 2022
4

Really good listen, a lot livelier and upbeat up to other NY releases I’ve listened to previously

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Sun Aug 28 2022
4

So this gets categorised as garage or grunge. But it has more than a twang of country in it with those lazy riffs. Then we hit Days That Used To Be and Love And Only Love. Both of those songs could have been released on Everybody...in 1969. Whatever you classify it as it's a whole lot of fun. Special shout out to the feedback finishes which just add the cherry to the top of this delicious confection. I love the fact that a renegade like Young has remained relevant, popular, and cranky for nearly 60 years. Meanwhile the band are obviously having so much fun. All this from an album I knew nothing about.

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Tue Sep 06 2022
4

Interesante viaje por un folk moderno y pesado

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Wed Sep 07 2022
4

Love to burn, white line, fuckin line, over & over , love and only love !

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Wed Sep 14 2022
4

A glorious romp from Neil Young and his solid cohorts, Crazy Horse.

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Sat Sep 17 2022
4

Country Home: dig the vibe so far White Line: ah man that lead tone is just killer ... Love to Burn: I'm a sucker for love and burn songs, and the tone just slays, great moody solos

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Mon Sep 26 2022
4

A good Neil Young album, but certainly not his best. Some songs really don't click with me (farmer John for example), but they are compensated with truly great songs such as Country Home and mansion on the Hill. Will listen to this some more in the future.

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Mon Oct 03 2022
4

8/10 I liked it, it was nice but Neil Young’s got way better stuff imo

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Tue Oct 18 2022
4

queria ouvir, mas o spotify tirou do ar

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Thu Oct 20 2022
4

An album I have known and loved for years. Neil Young in his peak grunge sound, just fuzzed out and distorted all over the place. Many songs hold melodic hooks that make you dance and move while the rest of the band makes you bang your head. F*!#In’ Up is fun, while Love to Burn is an extended grungy jam. Farmer John is a real foot stomper. The last three tracks could all be album closers with their anthemic feel. Great set of songs!

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Fri Oct 21 2022
4

As with all Neil Young; songs are awesome, vocals are bad.

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Tue Oct 25 2022
4

I'm really digging the tone of this one.

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Sat Nov 05 2022
4

Not my favorite Neil Young album - as he got older, his songs became more and more didactic, and the overall feeling is one of being lectured. That said, I love love love the crunchy country guitar and I have a major soft spot for his voice. A good album, if not the greatest. 3.5/5 rounding up to 4 because Neil Young.

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Tue Nov 08 2022
4

Damn, really? Neil Young’s renaissance period surely offered some hits, and this is full of good stuff, but is it really essential? It is a good time, though. B

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Tue Nov 08 2022
4

All around good album. I've always liked Neil Young and his elegant stripped down style. Crazy Horse makes a great backing band for him, so this whole record is just fun straight-forward rock and roll.

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Sat Nov 12 2022
4

Not one single song i recognized. All were awesome. Very miserable doing the driveway from the first snowfall of 2022, but tone and fuzz were on point. This one is getting multiple listens.

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Wed Sep 02 2020
3

Not his best, but ok for 1990...

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Mon May 03 2021
3

5/18 3.5/5. First half is very country, dad-rock-ish, with a couple tracks that go on for far too long, second half moves to softer melodies and sweet psychedelia. Standout Tracks: White Line, Mansion On the Hill, Love and Only Love, Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)

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Sun Sep 20 2020
3

Very dad rock, still pretty good. Sometimes I'm just listening to an album and have a thought like that and realize what I'm hearing is good but feel unable to connect to it. (Except for F*!#in' Up because it reminds me of Common Sense.) It's unfair I suppose, but in the end this feels like a long (but rockin') album of medium tempo jams. Young's voice is still compelling but I still don't like it all that much. And yet... At the end I feel like I could listen to this again.

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Fri Jun 11 2021
3

It was alright. I can understand why it's on the list, but I liked some of Neil Young's other work more. Still, it was a nice enough listen.

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Wed Oct 07 2020
3

Liked his other work more. Still, quite a catchy album

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Wed Sep 30 2020
3

Not my thing

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Fri Jan 22 2021
3

Like... I get it, but I don't care about it.

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Fri Jan 29 2021
3

Bit dated

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Wed Jun 23 2021
3

This record is from 1990? Wild. Rock/country but with Neil Young’s goofy voice crooning over it all. I liked it

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Tue May 25 2021
3

Gritty Neil, a lot of new songs for me on this one.

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Mon Mar 01 2021
3

2.8

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Wed Jan 20 2021
3

Didn't listen to the full album but liked what I heard

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Thu Jan 21 2021
3

So many familiar songs so good

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Thu Apr 15 2021
3

I was going to give this one a 2 but it won me over.

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Mon Feb 22 2021
3

Just fine garage rock. Neil's voice is magical

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Mon Mar 08 2021
3

an enjoyable album to listen to

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Fri Jan 29 2021
3

Eh, not my thing but it's okay

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Mon May 03 2021
3

Typical Neil Young type rock. Not my thing but not bad. 6/10.

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Tue Jun 15 2021
3

not that crazy and also not that horse

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Mon May 24 2021
3

Apparently, there are 17 Neil Young appearances on 1001, including CSNY & Buffalo Springfield - more than any other artist. So therefore, with a number of #4s & #5s on the horizon, I’m going to give this one a #3. Crazy Horse rocks as always. I like the way they seem to be playing for themselves - I can't see them doing multiple takes to get it just right. I love the two guitars no keyboards, but some of the compositions aren't Neil's strongest and his voice is strained at times.

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Mon Jul 05 2021
3

3.5 - Simple, heartfelt songs that unfold unhurriedly. Lots of Young’s characteristic guitar work - notes sustained with tremolo and loads of gain. Great for an extended road trip. Comforting as a home cooked meal, fills your soul though it may be a little bland.

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Wed Jun 30 2021
3

Yeah decent

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Sat Jun 26 2021
3

I like Neil Young but never heard this one before. Guitars sound great as they always do but not his strongest songs

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Sun Jul 18 2021
3

Kolejny Neil Young, tym razem juz nie taki youngowy, na liscie 1001 albumikow, tym razem z wsparciem bandy crazy horse, to moje pierwsze podejscie do youngowego albumiku w koopie, po pierwszym odsluchu gdyby nie wokale youngowe, to nie mialbym pojecia, ze to jest jego gitara, gatunek dominujacy to grunge, wiec gitarki sa mocno przesterowane, co nigdy nie kojarzylo mi sie z youngiem, ale po rzuceniu okiem na jego dyskografie, gdzie znajduje sie 40 samych studyjnych albumow, z roznymi bandami jestem pod podziwem przystosowania sie do zmieniajacego sie roka, bo ciagle tworzenie przed ponad pol wieku to prawdziwy wyczyn, wracajac do samego ragged glory na ponad 60 materiale znalazlo sie 10 trakow, co daje spory czas zabawy z kawalkiem, bo najdluzsze, to jest love to burn i love and only love, maja az ponad 10 minut, z czego pewnie polowa to beda gitarowe wyczyny pana younga, firmowej harpy nie uraczy sie na tej plycie, ale chorkowe harmonie czlonkow crazy horse rekompensuja te strate, nie moze byc inaczej jesli chodzi o kompozycje, autorem tekstu dziewieciu kawalkow jest pan youngowy, ktoremu kunszt liryczny nie zwietrzal na przestrzeni lat, nadal czuc bluesowy klimat, przeplatany z psychodelicznym rokiem, tym razem w troche ostrzejszej oprawie, na plycie pojawia sie takze grungowa interpretacja farmera johna pana sugarkejna, zamykajacy trak mother earth jest zapisem wystepu live, tylko nie wiem skad, bo reszta plyty zostala nagrana na ranczu zlamanej szczaly nalezacym do younga i raczej dosc sprawnie to poszlo, bo uwineli sie w kilka tygodni, a potem wylowili co najlepsze i tak zamkneli krazek, co do materialu ktory pozostal w odpadkach, to jakos w tym roku ma zostac wydane ragged glory II czy jakos tak, bo w 2k20 juz bylo ogloszone, ale covidy niezbyt pomagaja w wydawaniu materialow, w przeciagu roku nawet nazwa sie zmienila i cos zwanego smell the horse ma sie ukazac na miesiacach, na plejaka wrzuce white line oraz jeden z dluzszych kawalkow czyli love to burn, fajna sprawa uslyszec artyste, ktorego sie zna z innej strony, ale jak mozna kogos znac nie znajac nawet czwartej czesci jego dyskografii, wiec nie zostaje nic innego jak tylko sluchac

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Sat Jun 12 2021
3

Didn’t really do anything for me, sorry Neil

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Thu Feb 04 2021
3

Honestly I was too busy today to give a full breakdown of the album and my thoughts on it but fortunately I didn’t really have many strong thoughts. I didn’t hate any of it and I didn’t particularly love any of it either. Favorite songs: Over and Over Days That Used to Be Decent 6/10

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Thu Mar 25 2021
3

its good - not spectacular, a bit of fluff (farmer john?), but good

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Sat Jul 03 2021
3

3.5/5 interesting album, i'll have to relisten though

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Tue May 11 2021
3

ehhhh... 3 stars or 2 so far?

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Thu Jul 22 2021
3

Pretty ok, again I'm understanding more how people like Neil Young but seems like more the bridge to modern country here.

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Thu Apr 08 2021
3

meh

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Sun Apr 04 2021
3

loud and unexpected. not to my taste but not horrible.

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Mon Apr 19 2021
3

good message, not my style

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Tue May 25 2021
3

Sounds a lot like a garage band, happily experimenting and bringing a lot of energy to the table. Smells of old times included. I enjoyed listening, may end up listening again.

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Thu Jun 17 2021
3

Meh

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Tue May 11 2021
3

So Neil young it hurts

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Thu May 27 2021
3

good instrumentals/lyrics (sometimes), weird vocals

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Thu Jul 29 2021
3

Love the rockin' guitars, the vocal harmonies, and the live feel, but I struggle with a lot of Neil Young and this is no exception. Some good songs, but his voice always seems quite weak and whiny in comparison to the music. This album also feels far too long, and drags in places. Rhythm section is mediocre at best. But the aforementioned rockin' guitars definitely bring it up a notch. (2.6)

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Fri Aug 06 2021
3

its alright i guess

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Fri Aug 06 2021
3

Another great collaboration, great jam session

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Thu Aug 19 2021
3

American with a capital A garage rock, some good stuff, but overall a little underwhelming. Strong finishing songs though.

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Thu Aug 19 2021
3

Buena conjunción de banda con sonidos, acordes y voces muy conseguidos. No sufre el paso del tiempo

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Mon Sep 06 2021
3

Pensaba que este disco era más antiguo. Leyendo en wikipedia como se grabó, casi como un directo, se entiende mejor su sonido y se puede apreciar su valor. Me han gustado: Fcuking`Up, Over and Over y Mansion on the Hill.

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Fri Sep 10 2021
3

Good rock album. I liked the guitar sound. Songs are all a bit too long. One or two are dreadful (farmer song).3.5 out of 5

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Sun Sep 26 2021
3

I'm not much of a Neil Young fan. I've only listened to Harvest and several of his hits. But apparently, he has a long career of doing whatever genre he wants. That being said, I can only hear him doing folk / country rock. But here we have a forerunner to grunge, an album that Cobain would cite as an influence for Nevermind (of course Young didn't invent grunge: Bleach came out a year before). But here we have a garage rock style of rawness and high level of distortion and feedback. That being said, all the songs are just decent. The first few are pretty good, but nothing spectacular. Certainly, no hits with the lengths of several of these tracks. The last three tracks were also good but somewhat forgettable. Regarding the lengths, I think it does more harm than good. "Country Home" and "Over and Over" worked out well. I felt like "Love to Burn" could have been cut a few minutes short in the middle, but I did enjoy the end solo. And I was not a fan of "Love and Only Love," so I felt its length was not welcomed. Best overall track: Country Home Classic Neil with a twist: White Line Best riffs: F*!#in' Up Grungiest: Farmer John Catchiest: Mansion on the Hill

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Wed Sep 29 2021
3

While this album had its moments, it was not my favorite effort by Neil Young and Crazy Horse. Certain sounds were very dated and though I enjoyed the garage rock feel, there are much better examples out there

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Wed Oct 06 2021
3

A nice folk album that's easy to listen to. 0RS

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Mon Oct 11 2021
3

The verse melody of Country Home is very similar to Jingle Bells. Which is odd. It's very much the Neil Young that put me off Neil Young in the 90s before I discovered his earlier stuff. A bit sludgy and AM rock sounding. In hindsight, it still has some of that underlying melancholy which I love about Neil Young. But it really sounds like Jingle Bells. White Line is pretty average. But I think maybe this album is more about Neil Young discovering the joy of playing again. I think rough and ready is what he was aiming for. And I can see how he ended up a kind of elder statesman of grunge with this sort of heavy, maudlin, uptempo rock. Fuckin Up is better. His voice is finally going near the sort of registers it really has impact in. By Over and Over I'm getting a feeling there isn't going to be a ton of variation on this record. Think I'll just mention any notable tracks and let it wash over me otherwise. Noel Gallagher must crap himself every time a lawyer hears Love to Burn. Everything he didn't nick from John Lennon's grave can be found here! There follows three back to back great, or at least fun tracks. Farmer John bounces along with a cheeky grin, Mansion on the Hill feels like the blueprint for every b listed Britpop band, and Days That Used to Be is lovely, especially as it feels like he might just be being snide to his former bandmates... Back to rock chuggers after this, but that little window may have just bumped the review up a star! Quite fond of the last track too. It's a good album, I'm impressed at Young at, what, about 50 making a slightly sludgy, but mostly enjoyable new version of his sound - I didn't realise he did reinvention so well.

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Thu Oct 14 2021
3

Final notes held too long and it’s a bit Dad rock but overall enjoyable.

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Sun Oct 31 2021
3

Dit heeft energie en het rockt. Was ik wel aan toe. Al blijft het toch ok wel een ding dat de instrumentale stukken in de nummers van Neil Young vaak het beste zijn. Dat tegen het valse aan zingen (of eigenlijk is het gewoon vals) zijn voor mij minpunten.

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Sun Oct 31 2021
3

Ik mag die Neil wel, maar dit album vind ik niet zo sterk

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Thu Dec 09 2021
3

Pretty decent.

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Fri Dec 17 2021
3

I wouldn't say this was Neil's best. Still has some great tracks on it

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Thu Dec 23 2021
3

Country met een twist

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Thu Dec 30 2021
3

Even as a Neil Young apologist, this was a bit much for me. Best track: White Line

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Thu Dec 30 2021
3

I can't get past Young's voice. I really tried. I'm sorry. Didn't add.

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Fri Jan 07 2022
3

Gotta love and respect Neil Young and the gang’s fire and passion. An interesting, saucy batch of tunes. 5/10

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Thu Jan 13 2022
3

Han har lavet bedre tbh

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Fri Jan 14 2022
3

I don't think I hated this as much as others in the group but I can completely see why. I guess I was able to just enjoy it as face value but it's nothing special, especially from Neil Young.

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Fri Jan 21 2022
3

Ik vind de stem wat minder klankvast. Verder is het onvervalste Amerikaanse rock. Als je er van houdt dan is het wel leuk denk ik. Voor mij niet echt een leuk liedje dat er uit springt. ***

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Thu Jan 27 2022
3

pas mon del mais quand même bien

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Fri Jan 28 2022
3

It's okay. Pretty straightforward. I liked it but not sure why it's on this list.

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Fri Jan 28 2022
3

a by the numbers rock album. Fine but not something i'd just put on

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Thu Feb 03 2022
3

Not bad! Have definitely heard worse!

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Fri Dec 24 2021
3

good grunge album, the second half was a little bit worse imo, nice heavy sound, 3- because it lasted too long for me

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Fri Mar 04 2022
3

Splendid country-boiled rock, wry lyrics and commentary on life and growing older that doesn't get in the way of the chunky guitar sound. Would listen to again.

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Sat Mar 19 2022
3

This album was alright. Had a few good songs, but I wasn't that much of a fan of the more grungy sounds.

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Tue Mar 22 2022
3

+ de muziek en gitaarwerk - ik vind de zangstem van Neil Young niet zo aangenaam

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Sat Apr 02 2022
3

Neil the rocker returns with this grungy set of tunes. Fuzz peddle is in overdrive - it's a shame that it's a real mixed bag of tunes. Probably top draw for most other artists but for Old Shakey here it's mediocre at best. Best Tracks: Country Home; F!#*in' Up; Mansion on the Hill

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Mon Apr 04 2022
3

⭐⭐⭐

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Tue Apr 05 2022
3

3.75

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Mon Apr 18 2022
3

Finally got round to listening to this on Apple Music. Good album deserves to be on the list, but not sure Neil Youngs voice is well suited on this album. Glad I listened but would rate other NY and CH albums higher.

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Tue Apr 19 2022
3

We've had a few from Neil Young so far, and I'm not sure where I stand on his music. Definitely enjoyable, but not a whole lot that jumps out at me. There's a cool spaciousness to this album though, the tracks run long and let you sink into them. I definitely liked this, but wasn't super impressed. Still waiting for the Neil Young project to flip that switch. Favorite tracks: Over and Over, Mother Earth, Farmer John. Album art: Fisheye band photo? That's it? 3/5

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Wed May 04 2022
3

achei genérico. não me tocou ou me empolgou em nenhuma música.

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Thu May 05 2022
3

Somewhat listenable

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Fri May 06 2022
3

Not the hottest of Neil Young's albums, but it definitely has that particular Neil Young sound that I like so much.

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Tue May 10 2022
3

Fine I guess, better than Rust Never Sleeps.

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Wed May 11 2022
3

Me aburrió rápidamente, aunque debo reconocer que suenan como muchas bandas de los 90, pero varios años antes.

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Wed Jun 01 2022
3

Raw, very cut loose but tight performances. Lovely harmonies throughout. Not my favorite of Neil Young's, but the spirit is there. Favorite tracks: "Love to Burn", "Mansion on the Hill"

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Thu Jun 02 2022
3

Lekker hoor, prachtige stem

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Thu Jun 02 2022
3

I love hearing Neil Young with some electric guitars behind him. This album has a few songs that come across as kind of podunky dad rock though, which isn't always the case with Neil Young. "F!#*in Up" isn't one of them and I appreciate how Neil comes across as a bit cooler and less caring in that track. Production wise this was pretty great for 1990. It's got a ton of grunge tones in the fuzzy, scratchy guitars, and I think it was probably a breath of fresh air for rock and roll fans trying to get away from the 80s. I also like how loose some of the tracks feel. There's a lot of room to breathe and the foundational elements - the bass and drums - tend to be pretty tight throughout. I do think the drums can be a little boring at times, but I think that for this period of rock music there isn't much exploration going on for drummers/ drumset players, so I'm looking at it coming from a place of modernity in rock music where percussion elements tend to be a little more exploratory and a little more engaging. These drumbeats sound like the first ones you hear when you open up a programmed drumset application as a music producer- "Rock Beat 1" "Rock Beat Ballad 3" "Mid Tempo Rock 6" etc. Overall I like the album! Neil Young is great and I love hearing him in a rock setting with Crazy Horse.

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Mon Jun 13 2022
3

I think I have a weird relationship with Neil Young. Sometimes I think he's brilliant and other times I think his lyrics are sophomoric. His writing is generally pretty good. This album encompasses all of that.

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Sat Jun 18 2022
3

Much prefer Neil Young solo over the rockier style. But it's fine.

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Sat Jun 18 2022
3

Totally average latter day Neil Young record. I appreciate the idea of keeping it loose but not sure if I like the results. I'll give it a 3 because it's palatable to me, but I certainly don't think it belongs on this list. He's just taking up room that could have been occupied by a more deserving, younger group from this same time period.

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Sat Jun 18 2022
3

I know he's a legend, so it's a little embarrassing to admit that I've never really enjoyed his music much, and I'm afraid this album didn't change my mind.

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Sat Jun 25 2022
3

Not really a favourite of mine among Neil Young albums. Seems kind of a generic sounding rock and roll album with few memorable songs. Mansion on the Hill strikes me as one of the better tunes but besides that. 3 🌟

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Sun Jul 03 2022
3

I actually enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I would... Basically, it's better than the previous Neil Young albums because there's a lot more to hide his voice than usual (the songs suit it better, there's more backing vocals, and there's much more weight given to the instrumental parts). Still not exactly mind-blowing, but scrapes a 3 as I'm in a generous move and it is better than the two other Neil Young albums we've had.

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Tue Jul 05 2022
3

Listened Before? N Hey this was alright. I remember the time period this came out, and it was largely praised. It does have a good sound, like the reviews say, it's "garage rock" sounding. Pretty jammy. Here's the thing for me, though.. I don't like NY enough to really love it. His style is pretty same-y on every song. Its good, but it gets old after a while. Added to Library? N Songs added to Playlist: Country Home

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Sat Jul 09 2022
3

Compared to Young's other work, this was a little underwhelming on account of the lack of creativity in the vocal delivery, which was one of my favorite elements of his songs. It's still solid, though!

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Tue Jul 12 2022
3

Solid effort by Neil Young. I would definitely continue to listen to this one. I think as I get to know it better I will enjoy it more.

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Thu Jul 14 2022
3

Very country rock.

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Fri Jul 15 2022
3

Pretty good classic rock. Nothing special but enjoyed most of it.

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Tue Jul 19 2022
3

While I tend to prefer the older folkier Neil Young, this album is pretty rad. I love how much room to breathe they give the songs. Very jammy.

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Thu Jul 21 2022
3

3.5 I really liked this record more than I thought I would. The homemade, garage rock sound of this record does wonders for Neil Young, especially this deep into his career. It really captures the feeling that you're listening in on Young's private jam sessions rather than a polished set of studio recordings, and it makes the album that much better. While I don't think the songs spoke to me much on a personal level (hell maybe Fuckin Up), this was a really fun jam-out rock record. I could see myself returning to this one. Favorite songs: Fuckin Up, Over and Over, Love to Burn

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Thu Jul 21 2022
3

I absolutely hate Neil Young's voice, but the songs and the rock is pretty good. Overall the vibe of the album is good, very jam-band esque.

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Fri Jul 22 2022
3

ok, but just ok to me. Album had some good tracks but no standouts to me.

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Fri Aug 05 2022
3

Too many albums on this list from an artist who still stubbornly refuses to allow his music to be made available on the most popular streaming service in the world. Of course I love Ol' Neil, but according to my Amazon Music algorithm, I now love him more than any other artist and listen to him exclusively. It's a good thing the majority of his albums are great. This one is merely very good.

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Sat Aug 06 2022
3

Dammit! Why are Neil Youngs albums not on spotify?! Gets boring quite quickly, and all Neil Young fans have this circle jerk that he is the best artist of all time, and he can do nothing wrong. I don't get that.. Good songs though.

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Tue Aug 23 2022
3

Really good. 3.5

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Wed Aug 24 2022
3

I know he's very talented but I've never been a fan of Neil Young, so my feelings about this are... lukewarm

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Thu Aug 25 2022
3

Better than 3, not 4.

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Wed Aug 31 2022
3

Rock on and Yeehaw

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Sun Sep 04 2022
3

Neil young is one of the greatest singer songwriters of a generation. This early 90s album may be 1 of the first grunge records recorded.

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Tue Sep 06 2022
3

After listening to some Neil Young albums on this list (apparently, he is essential for the 1001 book's authors), I confirmed that the Crazy Horse band songs are the best version of Neil Young songs. "Rust Never Sleeps" is far away better than this one, but it's still an adorable listening session.

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Fri Sep 16 2022
3

Love Neil Young and remember liking this album more than I did on this listen. Ita a bit all over the place content wise...Still don't hate it, but not one of his best

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Tue Sep 27 2022
3

It's a decent sounding Neil Young album but nothing too spectacular. One song sounds a lot like "My Back Pages". Still available on Amazon Music!

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Sat Oct 01 2022
3

Listened to like part of one song, it was ok

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