Neil Young has saved issues fairly mum about his reported marriage to actress/director Daryl Hannah. Though the 2 dated for 4 years earlier than reportedly getting married in a small, non-public ceremony in California in August, neither has made it official thus far. But, as noticed by Pitchfork, Young lastly spilled the beans in a message on his Archives website posted Wednesday (Oct. 31) alongside a reside model of the long-lasting CSNY track "Ohio."
"OHIO was written again in 1970 after seeing the quilt of with a younger woman kneeling beside her fallen good friend," he wrote about his visceral response to the surprising Kent State capturing. "When the National Guard murdered 4 college students at OHIO's Kent State University for protesting the Vietnam War, it was a pivotal second in our historical past. It was a pivotal second for me. Today we see what now we have change into. With no actual legal guidelines defending us from weapons, and with politicians supporting the NRA as a result of the NRA helps them, we're not effectively represented. Today's college students are courageous, demanding change in violent instances.
"We stand with them. They are us. We are them. This has been occurring for a lot too lengthy," he continued. "My spouse Daryl and I put this video collectively so that you can replicate on. Support the scholars. Support our youngsters. They need safety. Not extra weapons." The notice ends with a easy message: "VOTE."
Check out Young's exhortation to get out and vote within the midterm elections on Nov. 6 and the "Ohio" efficiency beneath.
Young starred within the Hannah-directed Netflix film Paradox as "The Man within the Black Hat" earlier this yr, for which he additionally wrote and carried out the spooky soundtrack.