I've Been Waiting for You (Neil Young song)

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"I've Been Waiting for You"
Song by Neil Young from the album Neil Young
Released November 12, 1968
Recorded 1968
Genre Folk rock
Length 2:30
Label Reprise Records
Writer(s) Neil Young
Producer(s) Neil Young, David Briggs

"I've Been Waiting for You" is a song written by Neil Young for his debut solo album in 1968. The band Wild Butter released a cover version in 1970: United Artists, UAS 6766. David Bowie recorded a version of the song, which features Dave Grohl on guitar, for his Heathen album in 2002 prior to releasing the song as a single in Canada, where it reached number 11 in the Canadian charts.[1] The song has also been covered by the Pixies and released on the B-side of their single "Velouria". It was also covered by Dinosaur Jr. for the tribute album The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young, but never released.

David Bowie single[edit]

"I've Been Waiting for You"
Bowie I've been waiting for you.jpg
Single by David Bowie
from the album Heathen
B-side Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)
Released October 2002 (2002-10) in Canada
Format CD single
Recorded Allaire Studios, Shokan, NY
Looking Glass Studios, New York City
Genre Rock
Length 3:00
Label Columbia - 38K 003369
Writer(s) Neil Young
Producer(s) David Bowie, Tony Visconti
David Bowie singles chronology
"Everyone Says 'Hi'"
"I've Been Waiting for You"
"New Killer Star"

Track listing[edit]

CD: ISO-Columbia / 38K 003369 (Canada)[edit]

  1. "I've Been Waiting for You (Album version)" - 3:00
  2. "Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)" - 4:56
  3. "Shadow Man" - 4:46

Production and credits[edit]

Live versions[edit]

Other releases[edit]

  • A longer version (3'16" vs 3'00") appeared exclusively on the Heathen SACD


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