Neil Young’s new album title and release date announced

Neil Young’s new album title and release date announced

Hitchhiker will be released in October (Image: 6tee-zeven) 

If, as the song goes, Neil Young is getting old, he’s not showing signs of slowing down. A year and a half after the release of his last studio album, Fork in the Road, the nearly 65-year-old Can-rock icon is coming out with a new solo effort: according to Warner Music Canada, it’s called Hitchhiker and is due on October 5. The record is being produced by Daniel Lanois, a Canadian producer-singer-songwriter known for working with the likes of Bob Dylan and U2. The pair have been getting along famously; Lanois told the CBC last month, “There’s an automatic communication system that exists between two Canadian dogs.” Not even a nasty motorcycle accident could keep Lanois away from the project, which he calls “some of [Young’s] best work in some time. We’ve really hit the motherlode.”  You just keep right on rockin’, Neil.