"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 David Grohl on guitar, for his Heathen album in 2002 prior to releasing the song as a single in Canada. 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.
- 2 Live versions
- 3 Other releases
- 4 External links
|"I've Been Waiting for You"|
|Single by David Bowie|
|from the album Heathen|
|B-side||Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)|
|Released||October 2002 in Canada|
|Recorded||Allaire Studios, Shokan, NY
Looking Glass Studios, New York City
|Label||Columbia - 38K 003369|
|Producer(s)||David Bowie, Tony Visconti|
|David Bowie singles chronology|
- "I've Been Waiting for You (Album version)" - 3:00
- "Sunday (Tony Visconti mix)" - 4:56
- "Shadow Man" - 4:46
- David Bowie
- Tony Visconti
- David Bowie: Vocals, Keyboards, Synths, Guitars, Sax, Stylophone, Drums
- David Grohl: Guitar
- Tony Visconti: Bass guitar, Guitars, Recorders, B-vox, String arrangements
- Matt Chamberlain: Drums, Loop programming, Percussion
- David Torn: Guitars, Guitar loops, Omnichord
- Jordan Rudess: Piano and Hammond organ.
- Gail Ann Dorsey: Bass on "Shadow Man"
- Earl Slick: Ambient guitar on "Shadow Man"
- Mark Plati: Acoustic guitar on "Shadow Man"
- Lisa Germano: Violin on "Shadow Man"
- Neil Young performed a solo acoustic version of the song in November 1968 at Canterbury House in Ann Arbor, Michigan, just a few days before the release of the album version. This performance is included on the live album Sugar Mountain - Live At Canterbury House 1968, released in 2008.
- The song was performed during the Tin Machine tour, sung by Reeves Gabrels. One version appeared on the Oy Vey, Baby video.
- It was played live again on the Heathen Tour and A Reality Tour concerts.
- A longer version (3'16" vs 3'00") appeared exclusively on the Heathen SACD