Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II (2007) [DVD-A to FLAC 24-96]

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Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II (2007) [DVD-A to FLAC 24-96]

Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II (2007)
FLAC(tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 66:17 minutes | 1,36 GB
DVD-Audio Rip | Sourced Track - LPCM 2.0 Stereo | No Art

Neil Young spent his 2006 hawking Living with War, an album as immediate as a news bulletin, so perhaps it made sense that after its promo push was done he would retreat into the past, planning to finally finish Archives, the long-promised box set of unreleased performances from his vaults. Two individual discs of classic live performances were released in the winter of 2006/2007, acting as a teaser for the proposed fall release of the box, but like with most things involving Neil, things didn't work precisely as planned, as he once again pushed Archives to the back burner so he could release Chrome Dreams II, a sequel to an album that never came out in the first place. The first Chrome Dreams was slated for a 1977 release, but for some indiscernible reason Young scrapped the album, parsing out some of the songs on subsequent albums, sometimes re-recording the originals, sometimes overdubbing, sometimes just sticking the previously unreleased tracks onto new albums. Among the Chrome Dreams songs that popped later are some of his greatest, including "Like a Hurricane" and an originally acoustic "Powderfinger" and "Pocahontas," along with other such excellent tunes as "Sedan Delivery," "Too Far Gone," and "Look Out for My Love," a pedigree that would suggest that Chrome Dreams II could include its fair share of major songs. Despite the inclusion of the long-bootlegged (and simply long at a lumbering 18 minutes) "Ordinary People," that's not quite true: it's a modest collection of stray songs and new tunes, pieced together in a fashion similar to 1989's Freedom, which in fact is where the 1977 "Too Far Gone" was finally unveiled.

Tracklist:

01 - Beautiful Bluebird
02 - Boxcar
03 - Ordinary People
04 - Shining Light
05 - The Believer
06 - Spirit Road
07 - Dirty Old Man
08 - Ever After
09 - No Hidden Path
10 - The Way

Analyzed: Neil Young / Chrome Dreams II
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR17 -0.89 dB -19.92 dB 4:29 01-Beautiful Bluebird
DR16 -1.21 dB -19.81 dB 2:47 02-Boxcar
DR12 -1.18 dB -14.69 dB 18:14 03-Ordinary People
DR15 -1.77 dB -18.41 dB 4:45 04-Shining Light
DR16 -0.08 dB -18.41 dB 2:44 05-The Believer
DR15 -0.30 dB -16.52 dB 6:34 06-Spirit Road
DR15 -0.28 dB -15.93 dB 3:20 07-Dirty Old Man
DR15 -1.19 dB -18.43 dB 3:35 08-Ever After
DR15 -0.04 dB -16.51 dB 14:33 09-No Hidden Path
DR16 -1.09 dB -19.36 dB 5:15 10-The Way
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Number of tracks: 10
Official DR value: DR15

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2763 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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