Posted in music on January 22, 2014

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Neil Young

It was widely reported last week that Neil and Jack were getting together, but Neil Young just posted the following to his Facebook. "False Rumours: Neil Young and Jack White are not doing a record of duets as has been erroneously posted on various outlets. We are certain those rumours have no basis in truth." Well, that's too bad!

HOWEVER, Jack White's label Third Man Records reports today that,

Third Man Records unearths NEIL YOUNG's A LETTER HOME

An unheard collection of rediscovered songs from the past recorded on ancient electro-mechanical technology captures and unleashes the essence of something that could have been gone forever. -- Homer Grosvenor

That's kind of vague, but Rolling Stone seems to confirm that "Neil Young's Low-Tech New Album 'A Letter Home' [is] Due in March"! Neil told Rolling Stone, "it's one of the lowest-tech experiences I've ever had."

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Comments (15)

Somewhere out there Graham Nash is singing "Our House" while barefoot.

Posted by Marrakesh | January 22, 2014 2:55 PM

I'm glad they are releasing an album of Duets. Neil doesn't need to do anything with Jack White.

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 3:08 PM

neil, put down the toilet seat.

Posted by pegi young | January 22, 2014 3:36 PM

What is with the vagueness here? This has been widely reported in a number of places.

The record consists of Neil recording old folk and blues tracks in the antique record recording booth that Jack has in the Third Man store.

Also, a few Neil insiders who have been privy to hearing it have already said that it is terrible unfortunately.

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 4:31 PM

Because fuck you, that's why.

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 6:14 PM

What is low-tech to Neil Young, a $30,000 recording budget?

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 7:27 PM

^it's when he uses an old-timey wooden dildo on your mother instead of a technologically advanced plastic one.

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 9:55 PM

Recorded on ancient electro-mechanical technology... and then dumped into a $100k Pro Tools HD computer rig.

Posted by Drugs | January 22, 2014 10:33 PM

C'mon, man. Peace and love. It's Neil we're talking about here.

Posted by Croz | January 22, 2014 10:59 PM

Was anyone dumb enough to believe that rumour?

Posted by Anonymous | January 23, 2014 12:59 AM

"Martin, let's be reasonable."

Posted by Chief Brody | January 23, 2014 4:28 AM

Thanx Neil, for not giving more credibility to that talentless hack White.

Posted by Anonymous | January 23, 2014 8:47 AM

Very refreshing sound.

Posted by Mclendon | February 26, 2014 5:28 AM

plastic dildos aint nothing on glass ones

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2014 9:59 PM

Long may you run Neil. For those who think his voice is bad.. In my opinion it fits the style of music.. He is with out doubt one of the top solo artists.. Plus he surely captured the times.. I have great memories sitting around camp fires drinking and getting high listening to his music..

Posted by Beerze | November 3, 2014 10:26 AM

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