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After The Gold Rush (album) by Neil Young

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After The Gold Rush
After The Gold Rush by Neil Young (1970)
Overall rank: 83rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,433 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 1970 (2nd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1970s (22nd)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (83rd)

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NEIL YOUNG AFTER THE GOLD RUSH LP VINYL RECORD K 44088 1970 REPRISE RECORDS
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After The Gold Rush is ranked as the best album by Neil Young.

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60/100
An absolute classic from Neil. Not sure about the rest of the world, but here in Canada, this album is a goldmine (pun intended)!
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I find "Bird" really beatiful.
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From LedZep
What an album. My personal favourite Neil Young record, and there's some competition with all the classics he's released.
Favourite songs: After The Gold Rush, Birds, Don't Let It Bring You Down, Tell Me Why, Only Love Can Break Your Heart
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From manurock
If you like "Southern man" you should check his previous album "Everybody knows...". If you prefer the shorter ballads like the opener check "Harvest". If you like a little of both tainted with blues check "On the beach", anyway, don't only listen to this album, which contains a few classics on the first half but I find has a relatively weak second half and in general doesn't show the full potential of this wonderful artist.
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80/100
"After the goldrush" è, per me, il biglietto da visita di Neil Young. C'è qui di lui, se non già tutto, almeno molto: le ballate pianistiche, le cavalcate elettriche, i pezzi acustici. Ha fatto storia, è tra i suoi dischi più amati e forse da qualcuno pure odiati ( Lynyrd Skynyrd… ). Per tutto questo, per le melodie che contiene, per l'equilibrio dei suoni, pure per le imperfezioni ( perché Neil Young è tutto fuorchè perfetto ), "After the goldrush" è il suo miglior disco da solista.
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From Ashmark
Great music with something to say. Just listen and give it your full attention for full enjoyment.
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Simply amazing.
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brilliant even though the titletrack is overrated and very boring. dont let it bring you down is the best track. I also wish cripple creek ferry was abit longer
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Fav tracks: Cripple creek fairy, Tell me why, southern man
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From Tilly
I can't get over how she set me free
0h, oh, lonesome me...

Is there another album that more embodies the sound of the 70s? Back when bands' lyrics were repeated by the faithful like sacred truths. Back when albums seemed larger than life carrying their own mythology and album covers were gazed upon for hours as if they held some divine truth. Back when bands were fronted by prophets or gods to indulge us common folk with their truths & power. Neil Young was always more the prophet than the god despite his considerable guitar prowess. Fitting that such a prophet should make the perfect album of love flickering out.

Favorite tracks: Lonesome Blues, Don't let It Bring You Down

Aside: Simply one of the best breakup albums ever!
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