Originally released on September 19th 1970, Neil Young's seminal album After The Gold Rush has rightly been acknowledged as one of the finest albums ever made. It is one of Neil Young's masterpieces and in addition to the title track it features the classic songs "Tell Me Why", "Only Love Can Break Your Heart", "Southern Man", "Don't Let It Bring You Down", "Birds" and "When You Dance I Can Really Love". The album has been certified double platinum in the US and the UK and has sold consistently worldwide since its release.
In the years before he passed away, Gary Burden, Neil's long time art director, had envisaged solarizing the album art - especially the back cover shot of Neil's jeans and patches. Gary's partner, Jenice Heo, has now executed Gary's vision and created a unique take on this classic album cover. The cover is printed on special silver coated paper stock to create the desired effect.
The vinyl box includes the album, with a variant of the artwork originally created by Neil's long-time art director Gary Burden, in collaboration with Jenice Heo. The vinyl box also includes a 7" single, in a picture sleeve, with two versions of the album outtake "Wonderin'". Side A was recorded in Topanga in March 1970 and was only released on CD in Neil Young Archives Vol 1. Side B is an unreleased version of "Wonderin'" recorded at Sunset Sound in Hollywood in August 1969. A litho print of the album front cover is also exclusively included in this vinyl box.
- 50th Anniversary Edition
- Numbered Vinyl Box Set
- "New" solarized Gary Burden inspired artwork updated for the 50th anniversary edition
- Original album on 180g Vinyl LP
- Exclusive 7" Vinyl with 2 versions of the album outtake "Wonderin'" - 1 previously unreleased
- 7" Vinyl housed in picture sleeve
- 7" single will not be released outside of this box set
- 12"x12" Lithograph of the iconic album cover exclusive to this box set
- Tell Me Why
- After The Gold Rush
- Only Love Can Break Your Heart
- Southern Man
- Till The Morning Comes
- Oh, Lonesome Me
- Don't Let It Bring You Down
- When You Dance I Can Really Love
- I Believe In You
- Cripple Creek Ferry
- Wonderin' (Alternate)