Neil Young – Dead Man (1996)

Posted by Green on February 5, 2019as


The soundtrack to the 1995 Jim Jarmusch western-themed film of the same name starring Gary Farmer and Johnny Depp as William Blake. Accompanying the film is this album featuring instrumental music composed by Neil Young and performed entirely solo, mostly on electric guitar. The only vocal contribution is by Depp, whose reading of segments of William Blake’s poetry is integral into Neil Young’s music.

“The result is a haunting, sonic masterpiece that not only reflects the tone of the film, but interacts with and informs it. The music penetrates and engulfs, providing tension and immediacy, rumbling underneath the scenes like a dormant volcano preparing to erupt,” writes reviewer Dead C for

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