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Neil Young's hearing loss and it affected his music

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Throughout his music career, Neil Young began to suffer from tinnitus, and also had issues recording for a time after the album Weld was mixed and released (the first link is a song from that album). Additionally, he chose to refrain from recording when his condition was extremely bad, though it is even now an effect on him and his health. However, he found a new creative route through this hearing impairment, as the release of Harvest Moon and related songs reflects this increased hearing sensitivity.