Neil Young Unearths Lost Album, “Toast”, with Crazy Horse
Neil Young has released another album from his vault. Toast was recorded in 2001 with the original Crazy Horse lineup – including bassist Billy Talbot – before cutting 2002’s Are You Passionate? with Booker T. And the M.G.’s – with bass legend Donald “Duck” Dunn.
As such, four of the songs are original takes of songs from the latter album in a decidedly more rock orientation. Talbot’s bass work is supportive with syncopation to keep the rhythm going. One of the previously unreleased tracks is the 10-minute epic “Gateway of Love”, which leans towards surf-rock. Talbot’s girthy bass tone and unmistakable groove give the jam sections their life.
Toast Track List:
- Standing In the Light Of Love
- Goin’ Home
- Gateway of Love
- How Ya Doin’?
- Boom Boom Boom