Neil Young | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Richard Williams

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Neil Young.
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Critical Essay by Richard Williams

["After the Gold Rush"] stands up to listening better than it does to criticism….

Certainly, "After The Gold Rush" has its faults … the album is too much a collection of separate and distinct songs to make it acceptable to those who demand some kind of linking thread to run through a record.

Stylistically it lies somewhere between the first and second albums: the arranged tightness of the first is mingled with part of the jamming spirit of the second, and in some cases the result is an ideal blend…. There are … two remarkable beautiful pop songs, a stately minuet called "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" and "When You Dance I Can Really Love," which is a really happy song—unusual for Neil. Then again, "Don't...

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