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Rolling Stone - The Last Word: David Crosby Talks Trump, Kanye, What Prison Taught Him

Singer also sounds off on Justin Bieber, hard drugs and why he's glad CSN are done
For the first time in 50 years, David Crosby is a man without a band. CSN/CSNY have completely dissolved, and Roger McGuinn refuses to even consider a Byrds reunion. It's given Crosby time to finally focus 100 percent of his attention on his solo career. The forthcoming Lighthouse is the singer-songwriter's second album in two years, and another is on the way next year.

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David’s upcoming record is special for many reasons, one of which being the delicate and sophisticated sonic quality of the recording.

Regina Leader-Post - Surge of creative energy has David Crosby in a wonderful place

Jeff DeDekker, Regina Leader-Post

David Crosby, a two-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is currently touring across Canada in support of his upcoming album Lighthouse. The 75-year-old rock icon — he is a founding member of The Byrds and of Crosby, Stills & Nash — recently took a few minutes to chat about his music, his life and his career plans with Postmedia’s Jeff DeDekker.

Q: What was the motivation for the new music?

David Crosby – Lighthouse Tour 2016

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour with a new group, performing music from his incredible new album “Lighthouse”. Crosby leads the Lighthouse tour down a new four-way street that brings old classics to life with new spirits.

Entertainment - David Crosby releases 'The City,' a musical ode to New York

Los Angeles may be David Crosby’s hometown, but his mindset is fixed on the East Coast in his new song “The City.”

Over a flurry of guitar riffs, Crosby sings of New York City as if it were a woman, lamenting the struggles that come with living in NYC while also admitting he loves it. The sparse verses build to an anthemic chorus, in which Crosby layers his voice over itself.

NY Times - David Crosby on Politics, Culture, Aging and a New Album

David Crosby’s “Croz,” released in 2014, was his first solo studio album in 20 years. He didn’t wait as long for a follow-up. “Lighthouse,” due out on Oct. 21, is a collection of new songs performed in a sparse acoustic setting, with a warm, bright light trained on his voice and guitar.

David Crosby Says New Solo Album, “Lighthouse,” Finds Him “Pushing the Envelope” Musically

While his rift with Graham Nash may have put Crosby, Stills & Nash on indefinite hold, David Crosby is now focused on his solo career, and will release a new album titled Lighthouse on October 21. A new video taking a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the record, on which Crosby collaborated with Michael League of the Grammy-winning modern-jazz group Snarky Puppy, can be viewed on YouTube now.
In the clip, Crosby declares that he has a newfound passion to create fresh, original music.
“I’m tilted towards pushing the envelope,” he says.

David Crosby - Lighthouse
David Crosby Crafts Raw, Intimate Set With New Album Lighthouse, Out October 21 On GroundUP Music/Verve Label Group

Produced By Snarky Puppy’s Michael League, Listen To First Single “Things We Do For Love” Via Wall Street Journal

July 14, 2016 - Today, David Crosby announces his new album Lighthouse, out October 21st on GroundUP Music/Verve Label Group. The masterful record is an intimate, stripped-down set that highlights Crosby’s instantly recognizable voice, incisive songwriting, and incomparable guitar work.

David Crosby Announces New North American Tour Dates

June 7, 2016 - Today, David Crosby – legendary singer-songwriter, social justice activist, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee – announces a new round of “An Evening with David Crosby” North American tour dates. The tour will kick off August 18th in South Orange, NJ and run through September 15th in Vancouver, BC. Crosby will play songs from throughout his storied career on the tour, and will be joined by his son James Raymond on piano.