The rock icon also shared the lead single, "Song of the Seasons."
Neil Young is preparing to let the Crazy Horse out of the barn. The rock icon and his long-running power trio announced on Wednesday (Oct. 13) that their follow-up to 2019's Colorado, named Barn, will drop on Dec. 10. In a statement posted on the Neil Young Archives site, the singer/guitarist wrote, "Barn is very special. It rocks. It rolls... I wish it was out now. It's got songs that are part of these times."
Archives subscribers are getting a sneak preview of the of the opening track, "Song of the Seasons," which Young notes was recorded "high in the Rockies" on June 21 using the Le Mobile Recording Studio. Young said the six-minute acoustic ballad "Seasons" is the oldest song on the record, written in Oct. 2020 it has more of a Young solo album vibe than the typical meandering, noisy Crazy Horse electric jam.