Neil Young vs. Empire
No one who checks in here regularly will be surprised to hear I’ve spent the past week listening almost exclusively to Neil Young’s new album, Living with War. It’s really more a broadside than an album, and it succeeds powerfully on that level; as an album, not as much.
Inevitably, the songs getting the most media attention — “Let’s Impeach the President,” “Shock and Awe,” and the politically naïve “Lookin’ for a Leader” — are specific attacks on this president and this administration. Most of them stir the emotions, just as Young’s “
Give the finger to Empire. Buy Living with War.