And he'll be following up his solo acoustic tour of Europe with a full band jaunt round the States...

Perennial rock legend NEIL YOUNGhas recorded the follow-up album to 2002’s ‘ARE YOU PASSIONATE?’ and has confirmed three dates for a summer North American tour.

Young recorded the album with members of his Crazy Horse band, bassist Billy Talbot and drummer Ralph Molina.

Talbot told Billboard: “The album, which is also going to be a DVD, is finished and should be out in the next couple of months. I really love this record.”


Young will be backed by his Crazy Horse band during the North America tour, which begins in Florida on June 8.

He begins a 20-date solo acoustic tour of Europe on April 22 in Stockholm, before arriving in the UK for two dates at the Hammersmith Apollo on May 18 and 19, and a date at the Manchester Apollo on May 21. All the UK shows are sold out.