Neil Young announces new album, Peace Trail

It is "primarily acoustic"...

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Neil Young is releasing a new album, Peace Trail.

According to Rolling Stone, the record will be released on December 2 via Reprise. The 10 song set was recorded at Rick Rubin’s Shangri La Studios and features Jim Keltner on drums and Paul Bushnell on bass.

It has been produced by Young along with John Hanlon.


The album is available for pre-order through and PONOMusic. Pre-orders will receive an instant download of the title track. Additional instant downloads will follow for those who pre-order Peace Trail.

Peace Trail features all new songs that Young wrote since the release of his album EARTH, and recorded within a short time span. The album is reportedly primarily acoustic.

Most recently Young previewed five songs from the album during his performances during the Desert Trip Festival, in Indio, CA.


Peace Trail will be released in several configurations: as a physical CD, digital download, and cassette. A vinyl edition will follow in January.

Meanwhile, Neil Young + Promise of the Real will tour Australia and New Zealand in April, Japan in May, and South America in the summer.

The track-listing for Peace Trail is as follows:

Peace Trail
Can’t Stop Workin’
Indian Givers
Show Me
Texas Rangers
Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders
John Oaks
My Pledge
Glass Accident
My New Robot

The December 2016 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on Pink Floyd, plus a free CD compiled by Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner that includes tracks by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Sleaford Mods, Yo La Tengo, Can. Elsewhere in the issue, there’s The Damned, Julia Holter, Desert Trip, Midlake, C86, David Pajo, Nils Frahm and the New Classical, David Bowie, Tim Buckley, REM, Norah Jones, Morphine, The Pretenders and more plus 140 reviews


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