Neil Young has announced details of the CD, download and box set editions of A Letter Home.
The vinyl edition of the album was released by Jack White’s Third Man label on Record Store Day [April 19].
Young will now release the album via Warner Bros/Reprise Records on May 19 across multiple formats.
A Letter Home will be released on CD and digital album as well as a limited edition deluxe box set, which includes a special “direct feed from the booth” audiophile vinyl version and a DVD that captured the original electro-mechanical process, along with comments from the producers and recording engineers. It includes:
* Standard audio LP pressed on 180-gram black vinyl
* Audiophile LP pressed on 180-gram black vinyl
* Standard audio CD
* 12″ x 12″, 32-page full color booklet
* Seven 6” vinyl discs pressed on clear vinyl; a 7th disc of this set features a version of “Blowin’ In The Wind” backed with an alternate take / arrangement of “Crazy”.
The album was recorded at Third Man Records, Nashville and co-produced by Jack White, who also plays piano and provides vocals on “On The Road Again” and “I Wonder if I Care As Much”.
On April 22, Young finished the last scheduled date on his solo acoustic tour in Chicago. You can read the set list here.
Young discusses A Letter Home and his other current projects in the new issue of Uncut, on sale Friday, April 25.
Track Listing for A Letter Home:
A Letter Home intro
“Changes” (Phil Ochs)
“Girl From The North Country” (Bob Dylan)
“Needle of Death” (Bert Jansch)
“Early Morning Rain” (Gordon Lightfoot)
“Crazy” (Willie Nelson)
“Reason To Believe” (Tim Hardin)
“On The Road Again” (Willie Nelson)
“If You Could Read My Mind” (Gordon Lightfoot)
“Since I Met You Baby” (Ivory Joe Hunter)
“My Hometown” (Bruce Springsteen)
“I Wonder If I Care As Much” (Everly Brothers)