Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

• 180 grams vinyl record

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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 19/500!

1968's "Astral Weeks" remains not only Morrison's masterpiece, but one of the greatest records ever made. A haunting, deeply personal collection of impressionistic folk styled epics recorded by an all star jazz backing unit, its poetic complexity earned critical raves but made only a minimal commercial impact.

"There was no precedent for it in Van Morrison's previous vocal and songwriting success: the bright, rolling pop of his 1967 Top Ten hit, "Brown Eyed Girl"; his earlier spell as the leader of Irish R&B punks Them and writer of the garage-rock standard "Gloria." And Morrison — a notoriously private man for whom singing and songwriting have long been a form of emotional armor as well as release — never sounded as warm and ecstatic, more sensual and vulnerable, as he did on Astral Weeks." -

• 180 grams vinyl record

Part One: In The Beginning
1. Astral Weeks
2. Beside You
3. Sweet Thing
4. Cyprus Avenue
Part Two: Afterwards
5. Young Lovers Do
6. Madame George
7. Ballerina
8. Slim Slow Slider

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Record Label Warner Bros.
Music Genre Pop - Rock