The song appeared on their 1967 album, Buffalo Springfield Again.

- Expecting to Fly (song)

During one of the times that Young had left the band, he had booked a studio to record "Expecting to Fly," with the outside musicians under the impression it was for a Neil Young solo project rather than for Buffalo Springfield.

- Buffalo Springfield Again

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Canadian singer, songwriter and filmmaker.

Canadian singer, songwriter and filmmaker.

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Young in the 1970s
Young in Austin, Texas, on November 9, 1976
The Last Waltz, Young (center on left microphone) performing with Bob Dylan and The Band, among others in 1976
Young playing in Barcelona, Spain, 1984
Young performing in 1996 in Turku, Finland
Young on stage in Barcelona
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young perform at the PNC Bank Arts Center in 2006. (From L to R: Nash, Stills, Young, and Crosby)
Stills and Young performing together on the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2006 tour
Young performing in Oslo, Norway, in 2009
Young playing a Gretsch White Falcon in Cologne, June 19, 2009
Young's star on Canada's Walk of Fame

A second album, Buffalo Springfield Again, was released in late 1967, but two of Young's three contributions were solo tracks recorded apart from the rest of the group.

"Expecting to Fly" featured a string arrangement that Young's co-producer for the track, Jack Nitzsche, dubbed "symphonic pop".

Jack Nitzsche

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American musician, arranger, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

American musician, arranger, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

He collaborated with Neil Young, beginning with producing "Expecting to Fly" by Buffalo Springfield.

"Expecting to Fly" (from the Buffalo Springfield album Buffalo Springfield Again, Atco, 1967)