Reprise RecordsNeil Young‘s upcoming studio album, Peace Trail, has an official release date, December 9, and is available for pre-order now at the folk-rock legend’s online store and via participating digital retailers.

The album features 10 new original tunes written during by Young during the last several months. It’s a mostly acoustic effort showcasing an intimate and sparse approach to the music. Fans who pre-order Peace Trail now will receive an instant download of the title track, which also is the lead single. is selling the album on CD and vinyl, and in special bundles packaging the CD and LP with an organic Peace Trail hat. The vinyl versions of the record won’t ship until January 6, 2017.

Peace Trail is a follow-up to Earth, a live double album that was released in June and that Young recorded with his current backing band, Promise of the Real, and then enhanced with nature and animal noises.

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