Buffalo Springfield – “Buffalo Springfield Again” (1967)

December 16, 2010 at 8:35 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

A review of Neil Young and Stephen Stills’ old band (their 2nd album), from the early pages of Rolling Stone (issue #3), Dec. 14, 1967. No byline on this, but it could be RS founder Jann Wenner (?)… 


The Buffalo Springfield have once again produced a musically and vocally interesting album. The songs on this album are not always as distinctive as those on their first effort, but they are done well. What Buffalo Springfield Again though obviously lacks is cohesiveness.

Diversity is an advantage but some times goes too far and becomes disunity. This album sounds as if every member of the group is satisfying their own musical needs. Each of them have produced songs in their own bag. Together there is no blend, only a rather obvious alienation among the compositions. Read the rest of this entry »

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