Neil Young has released a 28-minute-long version of “Love and Only Love,” a song that originally appeared on the 1990 album Ragged Glory.
The music is available for listening exclusively on Tidal, which is notable as Young has previously released his back catalogue via competing streaming service Pono.
The track comes from the forthcoming live album Earth. Earth will feature recordings from last year’s The Monsanto Years tour. Included will be the previously unreleased “I Won’t Quit,” as well as highlights from Young’s discography, with musical overdubs and sounds from nature. A press release states that bears, birds, crickets, bees, horses, cows, and “sounds of the earth” can all be heard throughout Earth, juxtaposed with “city sounds” such as car horns.
The album launch took place at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles on May 6th. At the event, Young described the album as “ninety-eight uninterrupted minutes,” that stand “as a collection of 13 songs from throughout my life.” He continued that “our animal kingdom is well represented in the audience as well, and the animals, insects, birds, and mammals actually take over the performances of the songs at times.” In an Instagram post, he said that Earth “does not fit on iTunes.”