VAN MORRISON - Astral Weeks - LP - 180g Vinyl


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Label: Warners SKU: 22103 Catalogue ID: 081227950378 Format: Vinyl
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VAN MORRISON - Astral Weeks - LP - 180g Vinyl

VAN MORRISON - Astral Weeks - LP - 180g Vinyl




LP – 180g Black Vinyl

On 1968’s seminal Astral Weeks, a twentysomething Van Morrison can be found belting his gospelly, bluesy vocals in just as fine a form as he would be 20 years hence. In the sociopolitical context of the times, the album cried out about such ubiquitous 1960s themes as cultural oppression and social upheaval. But it is Morrison’s vocal dexterity and passion that maintains such timeless appeal. Take tracks like Madame George or Cyprus Avenue and you’ll find such beautiful mourning, it’ll be clear why Sinéad O’Connor once publicly exclaimed: “Van Morrison should be friggin’ canonized”.


Part One – In The Beginning

1. Astral Weeks (7:00)

2. Beside You (5:10)

3. Sweet Thing (4:10)

4. Cyprus Avenue (6:50)


Part Two – Afterwards

1. Young Lovers Do (3:10)

2. Madame George (9:25)

3. Ballerina (7:00)

4. Slim Slow Slider (3:20)