Younger Than Yesterday is the fourth album by the American rock band The Byrds. The album saw the band continuing to integrate elements of psychedelic rock into their music, a process they had begun on their previous LP. In addition, the album captured the band experimenting with new musical textures, including brass instruments and reverse tape effects.
Younger Than Yesterday is the fourth album from the folk-rock group The Byrds, released in February 1967 on Columbia Records, catalogue item CL 2642 in mono, CS 9442 in stereo. It peaked at #24 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart during a stay of 24 weeks, and made it to #37 in the United Kingdom. As per previous history, the band released a lead single ahead of the album, "So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" on January 9, its highest chart position being #29 on the Billboard Hot 100. Two additional singles were taken from the album, "My Back Pages" and "Have You Seen Her Face," making it to #30 and #74 respectively, "My Back Pages" the final time the band broke the Top 40 in the United States.
Oscar Castro-Neves' virtuosity in all areas of musical expression have led the Rio native into a multi faceted career which has included being one of the founding forces of the early 60s bossa nova movement, as well as a player, writer, arranger or producer for some of the hottest pop and jazz artists over the last 30 years (Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald) and a composer/orchestrator for film and television. His third JVC album More Than Yesterday is as diverse and dynamic as the artist himself, thirteen solid tunes dedicated to his wife and employing his trademark acoustic as well as a Midi nylong strong electric guitar.