Neil Young Announces New Performance Series Album, ‘Bluenote Cafe’
The next album in Neil Young's performance series will focus on music from his raucous, R&B-focused 1988 tour. Due on Nov. 13 in both two-CD and four-vinyl LP formats, Bluenote Cafe finds Young working with a new band that included familiar collaborators like Frank Sampedro, Rick Rosas, Ralph Molina and Ben Keith.
They make impassioned runs through cuts from Young's This Note's for You album, which was released in 1988, seven previously unreleased songs ("Soul of a Woman," "Bad News Comes to Town," Ain't it the Truth," "I'm Goin'," "Crime of the Heart," "Doghouse" and "Fool for Your Love") and a titanic, nearly 20-minute exploration of "Tonight's the Night" to close things out.
All pre-orders will receive an instant download of "Crime in the City," which later appeared on 1989's Freedom. A complete track listing is below.
Most of the songs on Bluenote Cafe were plucked from live performances at the World in New York on April 18, 1988, Cleveland's Agora Ballroom from Aug. 23 and Pier 84 in New York on Aug. 30. There are also a few songs originally performed at the Fillmore in San Francisco, CNE in Toronto and the Palace in Hollywood, among others.
Neil Young, 'Bluenote Cafe' Track Listing
"Welcome to the Big Room"
"Don't Take Your Love Away From Me"
"This Note's For You"
"Ten Men Workin'"
"Life in the City"
"Hello Lonely Woman"
"Soul of a Woman"
"Bad News Comes to Town"
"Ain't It the Truth"
"Crime in the City"
"Crime of the Heart"
"Fool For Your Love"
"On the Way Home"
"Tonight's the Night"
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