Neil Young | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Michael Watts

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Neil Young.
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Critical Essay by Michael Watts

If "Long May You Run" is about anything at all, it is the concern of friendship.

Appropriately, therefore, the tenor of this record is mellow and reflective, especially on the first side, although there is nothing beyond the title song that is actually nostalgic. The mood is that of old pals, long since gone different ways but still mutually respectful, winding down in each other's congenial company…. For Young,… "Long May You Run" will surely not be credited with the "significance" of his last four scabrous, if often melodramatic, albums, and I confess I'm not altogether sorry about that. Since "Time Fades Away," his records, particularly "Tonight's The Night," have included remarkable, if painful, illuminations about the pop star process and its man-traps, and...

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