Manchester Orchestra Covers Neil Young’s ‘Unknown Legend’ For SiriusXM

By Scott Bernstein Apr 30, 2021 10:12 am PDT

Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra recently played a cover of Neil Young‘s “Unknown Legend” for SiriusXM’s Alt Nation channel. Video featuring the pair’s performance was shared on SiriusXM’s YouTube channel and can be viewed below.

Hull, McDowell and band mates Andy Prince and Tim Very today released a new Manchester Orchestra album. The Million Masks Of God is an 11-track LP produced by Andy and Robert along with Catherine Marks (PJ Harvey, The Killers) and Ethan Gruska (Phoebe Bridgers).

“Unknown Legend” features Hull on acoustic guitar accompanied by McDowell on piano. Neil Young wrote the song about his wife at the time, Pegi Young, and originally released the song on 1992’s Harvest Moon. Manchester Orchestra covered “Unknown Legend” live four times in 2010 as per Setlist.FM.

Watch Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull and Robert McDowell cover “Unknown Legend”:

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