Buckle up for a wild cross-country ride launched with today's release of "The Visitor," the new album by Neil Young and Promise of the Real.
The video for the album's opening track, "Already Great," is a five-minute blitz from sea to shining sea, departing from New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge to the California coast.
The song itself is Young's rebuttal to Donald Trump's campaign promise to "Make America Great Again." "I'm Canadian by the way and I love the USA," he begins, later adding, "You're already great/You're the promised land/You're the helping hand."
"The Visitor" is Young's third album with Promise of the Real, the roots rock band headed by Willie Nelson's son, Lukas Nelson. They backed Young on 2015's "The Monsanto Years" and last year's live album, "Earth."
The new album's arrival coincides with the first day of online access to the Neil Young Archives, "a digital filing cabinet," says Rolling Stone, "where fans can peruse Young's entire discography in sound quality that meets the rocker's standards."
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