Songs You May Have Missed #559


Buffalo Srringfield: “Expecting to Fly” (1967)

One of Neil Young’s most sublime songs was this lush, surreal tune recorded for Buffalo Springfield’s second album. The great but short-lived band was already showing signs of disintegration, and certainly the lyrics of this and Young’s “Broken Arrow” from the same LP can be interpreted as farewell letters to his bandmates.

But despite the discord in the ranks, psychedelia rarely sounded so beautiful.

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