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Don't Mention The War – Unless You're Over 50

Andrew Purcell, Guardian, The, 23 June 2006

NEIL YOUNG'S latest album, Living With War, was supposed to be more than a collection of protest songs. To optimistic critics of the occupation of Iraq, it heralded a tipping point – the moment when the silent majority would finally make itself heard. One month on, as the album slides down the charts and George Bush's approval ratings climb steadily off the floor, the disappointment is deafening.

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