Neil Young and Jack White Have Recorded an Album of Covers
Neil Young and Jack White have reportedly recorded a full album of covers together. The new LP will be released through White’s Third Man Records, and possibly Warner Bros. Records. The news came today via music journalist Michael Goldberg, who published a story about it on his blog.
Goldberg points out that Neil Young fan site Thrashers Wheat reported on the collaboration back in December, posting a quote from a source that reads, “It is an album of covers. In it, as anticipated, he pays tribute to other renowned singer-songwriters. There are 12 tracks on it. There are no Neil Young originals…”
Goldberg also reports that it is likely that the album will feature takes on Bert Jansch’s “Needle of Death,” Gordon Lightfoot’s “Early Morning Rain,” Tim Hardin’s “Reason to Believe,” Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind,” Phil Ochs’ “Changes” and Ivory Joe Hunter’s “Since I Met You Baby”—all songs that Young covered at the 2013 Farm Aid concert. Young also played “Changes” and “Needle of Death” during his recent Carnegie Hall shows, and during his January 12 show at Massey Hall in Toronto.
No information about the project has been revealed through any official sources.