Expecting to Fly (song)

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"Expecting to Fly"
Single by Buffalo Springfield
from the album Buffalo Springfield Again
B-side "Everydays"
Released December 16, 1967
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 3:39
Label Atco
Songwriter(s) Neil Young
Producer(s) Jack Nitzsche
Buffalo Springfield singles chronology
"Rock 'N' Roll Woman"
(1967)
"Expecting to Fly"
(1967)
"Un-Mundo"
(1968)
"Rock 'N' Roll Woman"
(1967)
"Expecting to Fly"
(1968)
"Un-Mundo"
(1968)

"Expecting to Fly" is a song written by Neil Young and performed by Buffalo Springfield. The song reached #98 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968.[1] The song appeared on their 1967 album, Buffalo Springfield Again.[2] Producer Jack Nitzsche provided the orchestral arrangement featuring a string section plus an oboe. Nitzsche had also worked with the Buffalo Springfield song "On the Way Home", and "Broken Arrow", both written by Neil Young. Live versions from Young's early solo performances appear on the albums Live at the Riverboat 1969, Sugar Mountain – Live at Canterbury House 1968, and Live at the Cellar Door.

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