Виниловый бокс-сет «Decade» включает ремастированный репертуар, исполнявшийся Нилом Янгом в течение первых десяти лет своей карьеры. Релиз включает как сольные записи, так и работы вместе с Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young и The Stills-Young Band.
One of the most perceptive descriptions of Manchester Citys play during their glory years was made by Manchester Evening News reporter Peter Gardner who said that "When Youngy plays, City play". For all the talk in the intervening years of greats such as Summerbee, Bell and Lee, it was the local lad made good who made most impact when it mattered. A tall, leggy striker with a venomous left-foot shot, Young scored in every significant game for City in the late 60s. Scorer of two goals in the 1968 Championship win up at Newcastle, the scorer of the 1969 FA Cup Final winner and the first goal in the 1970 Cup Winners Cup final, Neil Young played as significant a role in the success and style of the Mercer-Allison partnership as anyone. Yet by 1972 he was allowed to leave the club as City began their now familiar relationship with underachievement and mismanagement. In Catch a Falling Star, Neil Young explains what he has been up to in the years since his sizzling shots stung the hands of the countrys finest goalkeepers. Here he frankly discusses the problem that faced footballers of the pre-Premiership era: "When I left Rochdale for the last time one Friday afternoon I had a weeks wages... about ?60. I drove home and sat in my lounge for about two hours, wondering what the hell I was going to do. I had a car on HP, a mortgage, a wife and three children to feed. I was the provider who could no longer provide. I had no savings whatsoever and my wife didnt work. I didnt see it coming. It was a calamity waiting to happen." Thus starts Neils decline into illness and depression. During the next painful decade Neil suffered numerous illnesses, lost his family, his mother and survived a suicide attempt. Thankfully, he has emerged with his spirit intact thanks largely to the love of his third wife, Carmen. Catch a Falling Star is the moving tale of a how a star on the wane managed to mount a personal comeback as impressive as any achieved on the pitch by Citys star-studded squad of the late 60s.
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