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Neil Young — Razor Love
Album: Silver & Gold
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Released: 2000
Length: 6:25
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I got to bet that your old man
Became fascinated with his own plans
Turned you loose, your mama too
There wasn't a thing that you could do
I got faith in you, it's a razor love
That cuts clean through
I got faith in you, it's a razor love
That cuts clean through

You really made my day
With the little things you say
Looking through the window at a silhouette
Trying to find something I can't find yet
Imagination is my best friend
Got to look out for the greedy hand, greedy hand
Make a living like a rolling stone
On the road there's no place like home
Silhouettes on the window

Who was it made your eyes flicker like that
Tell me baby, how'd you get the knack
You came to me with open arms
And I really took you down the track
And all I've got for you is the kind of love
That cuts clean through
All I got for you is a razor love
That cuts clean through

You really made my day
With the little things you say
Right now I'm looking through the window at a silhouette
Trying to find something I can find yet
Imagination is my best friend
Got to look out for the greedy hand, greedy hand
Make a living like a rolling stone
On the road there's no place like home
Silhouettes on the window.

You really made my day
With the little things you say
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Reminds me of "Captain Jack" by Billy Joel, though that is a far superior song.
 kingart wrote:
I not only agree with the fellows below, but I can second the motion by having had a brief but meaningful encounter with NY when he was in NYC in '14 on an (ultimately abortive) portion of a documentary on his North America looping Lincvolt — his phat baby Lincoln tricked out with biodiesel, electric and regular ol' gas. I was the location manager here in the Big Apple, we were all set for a day of traveling, including an hour-long early morning shoot in Times Square, a few hours of a driving meet-up with Steve Colbert (and, unfortunately, as well, some dude named Bill O'Reilly).  Until the car became dysfunctional. Something about the power train batteries, which were previously made in the USA by a company that had been purchased recently by a Chinese corp. C'est la vie. He didn't want to burn gas and there was no biodiesel available.  Mr. Young was a bit peeved, he spent a good deal of time in an—energetic—conversation on his cell phone.  My meet and greet was limited to a handshake and a few words of my disappointment and his irritation. Instead of a day in the follow car, I watched him put the Lincvolt back on the trailer for the long trek back to California. Funny or fateful that his beautiful cream-colored car of energy evolution started the trip home in Hoboken, NJ, down by the River. 

Posted: Nov 23, 2013 - 17:36
 


bronorb, I totally agree with your disagreement. NY is a virtually a music institution. As far as I'm concerned, he can make music to his death bed and he'll surpass many of his contemporaries by sheer mystique and poetry. Not to mention that he can play the f out of that guitar. 
This song may be in the first half of his arc, but it's timeless. If it's built to last, it's still current. No one has stopped listening to early Crosby, Stills and Nash (and Young) because some later tunes seemed to lack the early verve.  And for a musician to write music like this, and then push for this 

www.lincvolt.com

is a rare persona indeed. 
 

 bronorb wrote:

Totally disagree. 
While this song is not one of his best, Neil contributed a lot of amazing music in his lifetime. The thing that I love about the guy is that he never gave a rat's ass about what anyone thought of anything he did. He followed the music wherever it took him.
That kind of attitude is rare, in fact, these days, completely absent in the music world.
To suggest that he should have quit after he recorded After The Gold Rush is an extremely cynical and short-sighted observation. 
And by the way, millions of Neil fans would agree with me on this. 


bronorb, I totally agree with your disagreement. NY is a virtually a music institution. As far as I'm concerned, he can make music to his death bed and he'll surpass many of his contemporaries by sheer mystique and poetry. Not to mention that he can play the f out of that guitar.
This song may be in the first half of his arc, but it's timeless. If it's built to last, it's still current. No one has stopped listening to early Crosby, Stills and Nash (and Young) because some later tunes seemed to lack the early verve.  And for a musician to write music like this, and then push for this 

www.lincvolt.com

is a rare persona indeed.
 

 bronorb wrote:

Totally disagree. 
While this song is not one of his best, Neil contributed a lot of amazing music in his lifetime. The thing that I love about the guy is that he never gave a rat's ass about what anyone thought of anything he did. He followed the music wherever it took him.
That kind of attitude is rare, in fact, these days, completely absent in the music world.
To suggest that he should have quit after he recorded After The Gold Rush is an extremely cynical and short-sighted observation. 
And by the way, millions of Neil fans would agree with me on this.
 
 bronorb wrote:

Totally disagree.
While this song is not one of his best, Neil contributed a lot of amazing music in his lifetime. The thing that I love about the guy is that he never gave a rat's ass about what anyone thought of anything he did. He followed the music wherever it took him.
That kind of attitude is rare, in fact, these days, completely absent in the music world.
To suggest that he should have quit after he recorded After The Gold Rush is an extremely cynical and short-sighted observation.
And by the way, millions of Neil fans would agree with me on this.
 
Yes I agree, I prefer albums like Zuma and then he had a good period with Freedom and Ragged Glory.
 joelbb wrote:
Neil started out awesome, just keept on getting lamer and lamer.  Ever hear the Dana Carvey bit about R&R musicians and lyrics (think "broccoli, brocco-lie")?  That was NY he was making fun of.  Some artists just don't know how to quit while they're still ahead.  That would have been just post "After the Gold Rush"for Neil.  Get this ustawaz off the air, Bill.
 
Totally disagree.
While this song is not one of his best, Neil contributed a lot of amazing music in his lifetime. The thing that I love about the guy is that he never gave a rat's ass about what anyone thought of anything he did. He followed the music wherever it took him.
That kind of attitude is rare, in fact, these days, completely absent in the music world.
To suggest that he should have quit after he recorded After The Gold Rush is an extremely cynical and short-sighted observation.
And by the way, millions of Neil fans would agree with me on this.
I just don't get it, he is consistently out of time and tune, and I read everywhere that he is not a nice man.   why dont we chain him to Van Morrison and send them to another planet, preferably that big shiny one up there!
Perfection. Thanks RP for playing this.
Neil started out awesome, just keept on getting lamer and lamer.  Ever hear the Dana Carvey bit about R&R musicians and lyrics (think "broccoli, brocco-lie")?  That was NY he was making fun of.  Some artists just don't know how to quit while they're still ahead.  That would have been just post "After the Gold Rush"for Neil.  Get this ustawaz off the air, Bill.
 plaid wrote:


It's hard for me to consider Neil Young's voice as "fragile" considering what pompous, egotistical ass he seems to be in life.
 
Nice analysis there two-thumbs-down.  The key word in your sentence is "seems".  
 


What a treasure Neil Young is, heard his interview with Teri Gross on NPR this week.
 oldsaxon wrote:
Tom Waits, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen...The voice is a part of the song. It tells us, in this case in a tender and slightly insecure way, that we are not alone. A different voice would not be the same telling of this story. A different voice might be more comfortable to listen to, but it would be a different telling. 
 
Of course you are 100% correct. I have to laugh at the comments of those who whine about said vocalists. Apparently anyone who doesn't have a "pretty" voice "can't sing" (like Picasso can't paint; "Look where he put the eye!").  {#Rolleyes} 
Not a fan of their singing? Fine, but to say they "can't sing" is just absurd.
 gypsyman wrote:
MiracleDrug
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Posted: Mar 16, 2012 - 07:29 < Reply >



or Neil just can't sing...

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Hell, none of those f-ers can sing. I would like to get paid so well for the singing I can't do....

Still, oldsaxon makes a valid point.
 

It's hard for me to consider Neil Young's voice as "fragile" considering what pompous, egotistical ass he seems to be in life.
MiracleDrug
(Earth)
Posted: Mar 16, 2012 - 07:29 < Reply >

 oldsaxon wrote:

Tom Waits, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen...The voice is a part of the song. It tells us, in this case in a tender and slightly insecure way, that we are not alone. A different voice would not be the same telling of this story. A different voice might be more comfortable to listen to, but it would be a different telling. 
 

or Neil just can't sing...

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Hell, none of those f-ers can sing. I would like to get paid so well for the singing I can't do....

Still, oldsaxon makes a valid point.
There are no words to describe the beauty and fragillity of this song: 10+
 oldsaxon wrote:

Tom Waits, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen...The voice is a part of the song. It tells us, in this case in a tender and slightly insecure way, that we are not alone. A different voice would not be the same telling of this story. A different voice might be more comfortable to listen to, but it would be a different telling. 
 

or Neil just can't sing...
 lwilkinson wrote:
Whiiiiiine ...... Wimperrrrrrr ......

My ears hurt just like my dog's during a thunderstorm .......

Such a waste.  Interesting lyrics, really mellow notes, sung by a guy that can't carry a tune in a bucket and whose tonal quality goes flat at moment's notice.

This needs a different voice......{#Grumpy}
 
Tom Waits, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen...The voice is a part of the song. It tells us, in this case in a tender and slightly insecure way, that we are not alone. A different voice would not be the same telling of this story. A different voice might be more comfortable to listen to, but it would be a different telling. 
Not a perfect song, but parts of it are sublime. Thanks, again RP!
 Bobert_ParkCity wrote:
To my ears, Neil and Mr Robert Zimmerman are just gods of ongoing, topical musicality. You can add Bruce the Boss to that list as well but Bob and Neil have, what 15 and 10 years longer making things meaningful.

 
Amen brother.  I belong to your church as well. 

 kingart wrote:
Love Neil. A Titan. 46 years past Buffalo Springfield and still going. One in a million. This is proof that a lot of his best song writing is not guitar-heavy cuts like Rockin' in the Free World or Throw Your Hatred Down, but sweet love poems like this.  As for his voice, I think he's done more with it than he was gifted with. Turned less into more.  One thing for sure: you can recognize that voice and guitar at once, anywhere, anytime. 
 
Yeah, well said. 
To my ears, Neil and Mr Robert Zimmerman are just gods of ongoing, topical musicality. You can add Bruce the Boss to that list as well but Bob and Neil have, what 15 and 10 years longer making things meaningful.

 GreggH wrote:

Never appreciated Neil. Still don't. Wish this station didn't play him so much.


 
Well, there are about a million other choices on the Internet "dial". Happy hunting! {#Cowboy}

Never appreciated Neil. Still don't. Wish this station didn't play him so much.




Love Neil. A Titan. 46 years past Buffalo Springfield and still going. One in a million. This is proof that a lot of his best song writing is not guitar-heavy cuts like Rockin' in the Free World or Throw Your Hatred Down, but sweet love poems like this.  As for his voice, I think he's done more with it than he was gifted with. Turned less into more.  One thing for sure: you can recognize that voice and guitar at once, anywhere, anytime. 
I like it. Neil is one of a kind. True sincerity (is that redundant?)
 RAZORBACKS wrote:
Go somewhere else boar
 
to a dictionary, or no?
impregnable
 
This one keeps growing on me. Reminds me of some other song of his. Maybe off of Harvest Moon
 Delawhere wrote:
just a beautiful song
 
I agree completely - sweetly beautiful. No gimmicks, no vocal trickery, no lightning-fast guitar solos - simply Mr. Young, reflective and almost whimsical.  I think I just fell in love all over again...

just a beautiful song
Imagination is my best friend...
 Sportscam wrote:

If you don't appreciate Neil's style, maybe one day you will. If not, that's fine too.


 
For a lot of years, I just couldn't stand his voice.  Even now, I don't think he can sing.  But I don't mind so much now that I and my music tastes have matured.  My tastes have moved toward music with depth, feeling, and creativity.  Things I would have hated 15 years ago send me to a happy place now, and things I loved then have either faded from memory of have become staid and boring (in many cases). 

Even my wife, who was raised in a house full of the Beatles, Neil, Clapton, Dylan, and many of the other greats, couldn't stand Neil Young for years.  Now we both can't help but smile when a good Neil song comes on somewhere.

I love everything Neil does.
 Sportscam wrote:

If you don't appreciate Neil's style, maybe one day you will. If not, that's fine too.


 

It's not his style... it's his VOICE!!!!!!!  He sounds like a cat in heat!  {#Puke}

If you don't appreciate Neil's style, maybe one day you will. If not, that's fine too.


I love it that artists like Neil Young "just do it" - he is so passionate in person.  The best show I've ever seen.

...neil diamond, jackie chan, and your mom...
 Fourdawg wrote:

Could you explain what there is to "get" about their voices? I find both irritating in the extreme...

 
They aren't pre-programmed, robotic "voices", a la Britney Spears.  Their voices reflect the pain that we all face.  In other words, they have heart.

Ogg rulles!  I must add that I only knew about the .ogg stream because of a fellow listener, too.

 h8rhater wrote:
My dog thinks you're the Whiiiiiner.
 
h8rhater, sometimes you are sooo right!  ; )



Got yer Razor Love riiiight here.

 lwilkinson wrote:
Whiiiiiine ...... Wimperrrrrrr ......

My ears hurt just like my dog's during a thunderstorm .......

Such a waste.  Interesting lyrics, really mellow notes, sung by a guy that can't carry a tune in a bucket and whose tonal quality goes flat at moment's notice.

This needs a different voice......{#Grumpy}
 
My dog thinks you're the Whiiiiiner.


 lwilkinson wrote:
Whiiiiiine ...... Wimperrrrrrr ......

My ears hurt just like my dog's during a thunderstorm .......

Such a waste.  Interesting lyrics, really mellow notes, sung by a guy that can't carry a tune in a bucket and whose tonal quality goes flat at moment's notice.

This needs a different voice......{#Grumpy}
 
On the other hand, I love Neil's voice. It is so real, so natural and it touches a cord in my head and heart. 

That's OK though. . . there is plenty on RP that grates for me. It all evens out eventually. . . 
 bluedot wrote:
Dude, you aren't understanding Neil's voice and Bob's voice(s). Both of these guys have FINE voices. YOU just aren't GETTING it. Sorry to have to be so blunt. (sigh)
 
Could you explain what there is to "get" about their voices? I find both irritating in the extreme...

Whiiiiiine ...... Wimperrrrrrr ......

My ears hurt just like my dog's during a thunderstorm .......

Such a waste.  Interesting lyrics, really mellow notes, sung by a guy that can't carry a tune in a bucket and whose tonal quality goes flat at moment's notice.

This needs a different voice......{#Grumpy}
"Silhouettes on the windoo00OO00oo00OO00oowww"
Still love this peaceful music!
Straight harp isn't normally my thing, but I like it here.
Who's gonna steal the show
you know
baby it's the guit-ar man...
Windo-ow!
No, Neil, you really make my day   {#Good-vibes}


 sqqqrly wrote:
Squeal on Neil.
 
Kinda sounds liek Kermit the frog on this one... {#Mrgreen}


 BKardon wrote:
Another good one from this album - "Good To See You".  I second the thought, long live Neil Young!
 
I uploaded that one and it made it to the play list!

I wish "Buffalo Springfield Again" would've made it too.

Squeal on Neil.


Another good one from this album - "Good To See You".  I second the thought, long live Neil Young!
 Dude, you aren't understanding Neil's voice and Bob's voice(s).  Both of these guys have FINE voices. YOU just aren't GETTING it. Sorry to have to be so blunt. (sigh)


fredriley wrote:

Yup, I'd written that the old stuff gave me earache, but in truth his voice is pure earache regardless of the date of the song. Like Dylan, I think Young's songs are brilliant and the lyrics sheer poetry and I like a lot of the covers of his work, but his voice is a physical pain to me and I can't hit the mute button fast enough. My loss, I'm sure :(

 


Long live Neil Young,,,,,,   
 valerama wrote:
Ummm... Yeah.... This is from a pretty recent album.
 
Yup, I'd written that the old stuff gave me earache, but in truth his voice is pure earache regardless of the date of the song. Like Dylan, I think Young's songs are brilliant and the lyrics sheer poetry and I like a lot of the covers of his work, but his voice is a physical pain to me and I can't hit the mute button fast enough. My loss, I'm sure :(

A huge talent who my wife and I had the privilege to hear live last year. I've been a fan for 35 years but have almost been taking his talent for granted. This song is a reminder of his greatness.
 zipper wrote:
Who am I kidding? It's a 10, not a 9.
 

I couldn't agree more! :) Can we give it an 11?

A special gem in Neil's treasure chest.


Who am I kidding? It's a 10, not a 9.
 TJOpootertoot wrote:
Hopefully I haven't already posted this but there's a great story in SHAKEY about this song.
Apparently Neil records everything in case the "magic" happens and he'd been trying for years and years to get this song.
One day he was just playing alone in the room, nailed it, turned to the engineer who thought he'd been practicing and found out the tape hadn't been rolling.

Sounds like he came back and nailed it a few years later, however...

 
Yes, sounds like that!

Didnt know this one song. Very nice! Thanks RP!!
Hopefully I haven't already posted this but there's a great story in SHAKEY about this song.
Apparently Neil records everything in case the "magic" happens and he'd been trying for years and years to get this song.
One day he was just playing alone in the room, nailed it, turned to the engineer who thought he'd been practicing and found out the tape hadn't been rolling.

Sounds like he came back and nailed it a few years later, however...

Pretty song. A bit of "American Dream" in the chorus (reporters crowd around your house, going through your garbage like a pack of hounds ...) but I like it.
My daily neil fix has been fulfilled...by David Bowie and by Neil Young.
Thata- Neil Young- he makea-me cry!

This didn't really sound like the Neil Young I am used to hearing (and don't mind hearing). This was beautiful.
Neil Young is amazing. Beautiful songs
 saltysanford wrote:

It's o.k. if someone can't sing when they can convey such power and grace through lyrics and musicality.  There are plenty of "artists" who have perfect tone and pitch (and I am not even going to give a lengthy list here) whose music is utterly detestable to me.  NY is certainly not one of those artists.  He isn't making music to get to the top of the charts, a grammy, accolades, etc.  He is just practicing his craft...and in my opinion it is damn fine music.


 

He follows the finest of musical traditions................

It's o.k. if someone can't sing when they can convey such power and grace through lyrics and musicality.  There are plenty of "artists" who have perfect tone and pitch (and I am not even going to give a lengthy list here) whose music is utterly detestable to me.  NY is certainly not one of those artists.  He isn't making music to get to the top of the charts, a grammy, accolades, etc.  He is just practicing his craft...and in my opinion it is damn fine music.


We are all different - we are all the same. i appreciate commentary and insight regarding music, but gotta admit when i see "i hate (insert whomever here)" i am downright flabbergasted. Old Willie Shakes said "In time we hate that which we often fear." Oh btw - my belief is that NY's music will be around for a long long time
TobyRush wrote:
Right, man. Maybe he doesn't "own a toothbrush" or "let his scabs heal." Oh, man, that Chris Farley sketch was one of his finest...
jone_ston wrote:
Bleh. I just can't stand his voice. It's too bad, since I might otherwise like some of his songs.
Listen - really listen to Harvest & After the Goldrush, it ain't about his voice.....
papaman wrote:
Maybe NY doesn't have a "great voice" and he's "too old", "over the hill", and maybe his guitar playing is "sub par", and maybe you "hate his guts", and perhaps he's "out of touch", and possibly he's an "Also ran", and maybe NY needs to "retire" and quite possibly you "don't understand his fascination with hats", and his harmonica playing is "old school", and his politics are "left wing" because he's a "Canadian", and maybe you like to post comments using "Young" as a pun, and perhaps people don't understand why RP keeps playing his "crap", and people ask if Crazy Horse is still "crazy", and perhaps you don't understand why people us "NY" instead of Neil Young....but if NY is happy playing his old, weak, crappy, uninspiring harmonica and guitar accompanied with his anemic Canadian liberal voice then I'm fine with that!
Right, man. Maybe he doesn't "own a toothbrush" or "let his scabs heal." Oh, man, that Chris Farley sketch was one of his finest...
Maybe NY doesn't have a "great voice" and he's "too old", "over the hill", and maybe his guitar playing is "sub par", and maybe you "hate his guts", and perhaps he's "out of touch", and possibly he's an "Also ran", and maybe NY needs to "retire" and quite possibly you "don't understand his fascination with hats", and his harmonica playing is "old school", and his politics are "left wing" because he's a "Canadian", and maybe you like to post comments using "Young" as a pun, and perhaps people don't understand why RP keeps playing his "crap", and people ask if Crazy Horse is still "crazy", and perhaps you don't understand why people us "NY" instead of Neil Young....but if NY is happy playing his old, weak, crappy, uninspiring harmonica and guitar accompanied with his anemic Canadian liberal voice then I'm fine with that!
PurplePrincess wrote:
Wow,oh man, I love this song and I LOVE this whiney Canadian's voice and all his songs. And some of you people are downright nasty in your comments. Surely you can at least appreciate his poetry.
Don't let the whiners get you down PurplePrincess by not getting Neil's voice they are being punished enough already.
Bleh. I just can't stand his voice. It's too bad, since I might otherwise like some of his songs.
bpkengor wrote:
I do agree that as a singer, NY is talentless. Musically, his voice is incredibly aggravating to me. But there is something about the emotion of his voice that moves me. He brings an emotion that transcends his lack of singing talent, imo. I'm not sure if other, more talented, vocalists could improve on his songs. Take the emotional weight of his voice away from some of his songs and i don't think I would like them nearly as much. But we all have opinions and that makes this forum interesting. If we all felt the same way, there would only need to be one of us.
Except for the first sentence, this is very nicely stated.
Wow,oh man, I love this song and I LOVE this whiney Canadian's voice and all his songs. And some of you people are downright nasty in your comments. Surely you can at least appreciate his poetry.
bothanesque wrote:
Someone, please, take the mike away from this talentless singer. His songs would actually be tolerable is anyone else sang them.
I do agree that as a singer, NY is talentless. Musically, his voice is incredibly aggravating to me. But there is something about the emotion of his voice that moves me. He brings an emotion that transcends his lack of singing talent, imo. I'm not sure if other, more talented, vocalists could improve on his songs. Take the emotional weight of his voice away from some of his songs and i don't think I would like them nearly as much. But we all have opinions and that makes this forum interesting. If we all felt the same way, there would only need to be one of us.
Since I'm sure you're dying to hear my opinion... I'd have to rate Neil Young as my least favorite singer, but I did up my rating on this one from the last time I heard it.
In a weird way NY is the most talented singer; these songs aren't Neil Young if it ain't he singing.
fredriley wrote:
Yeesh, this guy had a terribly weak voice when he was young, right enough. HIs more recent stuff is pretty decent, but the old stuff just gives me earache. 1 from the Nottingham jury :(
Ummm... Yeah.... This is from a pretty recent album.
Yeesh, this guy had a terribly weak voice when he was young, right enough. HIs more recent stuff is pretty decent, but the old stuff just gives me earache. 1 from the Nottingham jury :(
Great song from a decent Neil album. He did a great version of this on SNL.
This is a new Neil Young song for me. It's beautiful! :daisy: But then again, I love NY :)
I never knew Neil Young could produce such polarizing views posted in the comments...weird for such a mellow dude...
bothanesque wrote:
Then I'm a pussy too: I hate Neil Young.
A pussy troll; interesting. Well, not really.
Chunk wrote:
Beautiful. You'd have to seriously hate Neil Young's voice to not like this song.
True. I typically hate his voice, but respect his talent and songwriting ability. This song is purely beautiful. It's a 9 for me.
bothanesque wrote:
Someone, please, take the mike away from this talentless singer.
Maybe he's not the best singer, but he sure isn't talentless. And he certainly is within his right to sing his own songs, which are mostly amazing.
dignan2 wrote:
Thought this was that Flaming Lips song for a minute.
Excellent call.
Smooth and sweet. :bounce:
Beautiful. You'd have to seriously hate Neil Young's voice to not like this song. I feel sorry for those people.
Silver & Gold is one of my favorite acoustic albums from the last few years. Absolutely beautiful.
ANNE_MARIE wrote:
For me, it depends on the tune....sometimes his lyrics/poetry are the focus and other times the music gets to me. imho, he is at the top of the scale in both respects.
completely. he is incomparable.
tg3k wrote:
As someone else posted eariler, I'm far more into the music than the lyrics. While I acknowledge that Neil is a great lyricist, the musicianship is what I listen to, and Neil's is not on the higher end of that scale in my book. Just my $0.02 . . .
For me, it depends on the tune....sometimes his lyrics/poetry are the focus and other times the music gets to me. imho, he is at the top of the scale in both respects.
bHoby wrote:
Spend a calm autumn moonlit night in the north woods of Wisconsin, next to a camp fire sipping good whiskey and listen - Mr. Young will make you cry.
Ahhh, so his voice is also rather good at keeping animals away too ;)
Spend a calm autumn moonlit night in the north woods of Wisconsin, next to a camp fire sipping good whiskey and listen - Mr. Young will make you cry.
Then I'm a pussy too: I hate Neil Young. Someone, please, take the mike away from this talentless singer. His songs would actually be tolerable is anyone else sang them.
All I've got for you, is a razor..... Maybe that'll make the agony of his voice stop.... Arrrgh....
OmegaConcern wrote:
god, I hate Neil Young.
You're a pussy!
:bounce: thank you, thank you, thank you. may i have another Neil, please?
Neil is still Young
god, I hate Neil Young.
Ya gotta love Neil.........
Originally Posted by fisherking: Thanks for the Neil!! How about some Zuma!
Yeah, how about a little Zuma! :D
Originally Posted by wonderunit: Horrid voice, insipid lyrics, mediocre instrumental skill... Neil Young has it all.
AMEN BROTHER! (OR SISTER)
aaaahhhhhhh.....perfection
I\'m not a big Neil fan, but this song is wonderful. Beautiful and poignant. :cool:
I rated this a ten. I went to my first concert in 91/92 and this song live was amazing. To see an arena of people singing this and waving their hands in the air was quite a moving experinence for a 15 year old. I still believe in the message. :hug: Well don't I feel stupid! I thought I was writing about U2's One! :(
Thought this was that Flaming Lips song for a minute.
RP, You\'re killing me this morning. C\'mon guys.
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Originally Posted by tg3k: I am a guitarist and while you are right, Neil Young is not a technically sound guitarist, He seems to have a quality and style of his own that many people including myself enjoy listening to. I believe his acoustic guitar playing has gotten better as he went along. Silver and Gold is a good acoustic album by Neil. His electric guitar playing is just pure energy. There is nothing technical about it. It is just raw which to me makes him who he is. I'm guessing you're not a guitar player? From a technical standpoint he's actually quite sloppy. That doesn't mean that what he plays is not good -- it obviously appeals to many. One of the great things about music is that it's so subjective. A single artist can evoke the whole range of appreciation (or lack thereof), depending on who you ask. Neil is a classic example of this -- you'll see comments from both sides of the fence, and to extreme degrees. As someone else posted eariler, I'm far more into the music than the lyrics. While I acknowledge that Neil is a great lyricist, the musicianship is what I listen to, and Neil's is not on the higher end of that scale in my book. Just my $0.02 . . .
Horrid voice, insipid lyrics, mediocre instrumental skill... Neil Young has it all.
Well, he made me get quiet and pay attention for three and a half minutes. Gotta go get my ass in gear now. C-ya----------------------------
to me,this is some of his best poetry,the lyrics are fantastic!the music is a backdrop. thanks RP! :wave:
This is the worst version of \"Radar Love\" ever. :D
Originally Posted by tomnam: Okay, I love Neil Young, do like this song but- man the set this morning is bumming me out. The tone this morning is so somber and plodding, I need a little caffeinne music right now... :bounce:
Whatever you do, don't listen to the rest of this album then. I heard about half of it recently in a record store, and was hardly able to wake up enough to get to the counter. (for the record, I like this song, but wouldn't want to be subjected to the rest again.)