By Simon Vozick-Levinson
September 22, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT
Danny Clinch

Le Noise

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Producer Daniel Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan) adds a dash of the avant-garde to Neil Young’s latest, Le Noise, decorating these tracks with ambient atmosphere. But underneath that intriguing tinsel, it’s just one more late-period Young album, all grungy chords and ghostly falsetto. Kudos to him for continuing to evolve his sound after 40-plus years, but don’t bother with this until you’ve thoroughly memorized the two dozen or so superior entries in his back catalog. B

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