Neil Young’s long lost Homegrown album is out this Friday, but fans got a nice treat from the singer-songwriter.
“Hi, hoping you’re all holding up and still showing up,” he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. “Music is medicine for the soul. Look after it.”
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Hoping you’re all holding up & still showing up
music is medicine for the soul
Look after it
HOMEGROWN will be available on The Archives tonight 9pm PST
thanks for listening#NeilYoung #NeilYoungArchives #Homegrown pic.twitter.com/JVkb3x5etY
— Neil Young Archives (@NeilYoungNYA) June 16, 2020
In addition to the actual music, there’s an essay penned by Bill Bentley that accompanies the album on Young’s site. In it, Bentley explains why the album never was released when it was recorded in the mid-1970s.
While in quarantine, Young has been performing rarities in his Fireside Sessions livestreams. He’s also shared several songs, including a new version of “Southern Man” and wrote an essay in support of Black Lives Matter.
Previously, Young released “Try” and Vacancy” from the collection.
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