Neil Young & Promise Of The Real Unearth Rarities In Mannheim & Munich

By Scott Bernstein Jul 8, 2019 10:48 am PDT

Neil Young and Promise of The Real concluded a brief trip through Germany with concerts in Mannheim on Friday and Munich on Saturday. The band dug deep into Neil’s back catalog for a number of rarities that were sprinkled into the setlists.

All of the tour debuts played on Friday at Mannheim’s SAP Arena came in the middle of the set. Thirteen songs into a performance that started with “Mansion On The Hill” and included a solo “The Needle & The Damage Done,” Young & POTR unearthed “Prisoners Of Rock ‘N’ Roll” for the first time since Crazy Horse backed Neil on the tune on March 15, 2013. Next up was the tour debut of “Harvest Moon,” the tour’s second “Human Highway,” the return of the full-band “Long May You Run” that was last played on October 23, 2016 and the 2019 POTR debut of “Are You Ready For The Country?” A pairing of “Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)” and “Rockin’ In The Free World” closed out the set ahead of a “Fuckin’ Up” encore.

The biggest surprise on Saturday at Olympiahalle in Munich was the first version of Sleeps With Angels track “Change Your Mind” by any project involving Neil since July 20, 2016. Young & POTR also treated fans to the 2019 debut of oldie “I’ve Been Waiting For You” and the tour debut of “Milky Way,” an original Neil unveiled in May. Additionally, the band played the tour’s second takes on “Throw Your Hatred Down,” “Cortez The Killer,” “Like A Hurricane” and “Harvest Moon” on Saturday.

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Rockin’ In The Free World (Munich) Captured by bobbynoe1

Down By The River (Mannheim) Captured by MrKtnature

Prisoners Of Rock ‘N’ Roll (Mannheim) Captured by MrKtnature

Long May You Run (Mannheim) Captured by MrKtnature

Cowgirl In The Sand (Mannheim) Captured by MrKtnature


Neil Young + Promise of the Real at SAP Arena

  • Mansion on the Hill  
  • Love and Only Love  
  • Words (Between the Lines of Age)  
  • Winterlong  
  • Bad Fog of Loneliness  
  • The Needle and the Damage Done  
  • Over and Over  
  • Country Home  
  • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere  
  • Down by the River  
  • Cowgirl in the Sand  
  • Mr. Soul  
  • Prisoners of Rock 'n' Roll  
  • Harvest Moon  
  • Human Highway  
  • Long May You Run  
  • Are You Ready for the Country?  
  • Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)  
  • Rockin' in the Free World  
  • Fuckin' Up
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse


Neil Young + Promise of the Real at Olympiahalle

  • Mr. Soul  
  • Mansion on the Hill  
  • Powderfinger  
  • Harvest Moon  
  • Winterlong  
  • Walk On  
  • Words (Between the Lines of Age)  
  • Lotta Love  
  • Throw Your Hatred Down  
  • Milky Way  
  • Fuckin' Up  
  • Cortez the Killer  
  • Cinnamon Girl  
  • Change Your Mind  
  • Rockin' in the Free World  
  • I've Been Waiting for You  
  • Like a Hurricane  

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