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Van Morrison announces new album “Versatile”

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Van Morrison announces new album “Versatile”

Only two months after the release of his latest LP, Van Morrison has announced his 38th record, called “Versatile”, which is due Dec. 1.


Roll With the Punches, which revisited R&B songs that inspired Morrison over the years, was released in September. Versatile will include reinterpretations of 20th century jazz standards along with some new Morrison originals.

Van Morrison new album

The new record will include songs made popular by Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, the Righteous Brothers, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole, alongside six new songs Morrison wrote for the album.

See the track listing below:
  1. “Broken Record” (Van Morrison)
  2. “A Foggy Day” (George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin)
  3. “Let’s Get Lost” (Frank Loesser and Jimmy McHugh)
  4. “Bye Bye Blackbird” (Ray Henderson and Mort Dixon)
  5. “Skye Boat Song” (Traditional arranged by Van Morrison)
  6. “Take It Easy Baby” (Van Morrison)
  7. “Makin’ Whoopee” (Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn)
  8. “I Get a Kick Out of You” (Cole Porter)
  9. “I Forgot That Love Existed” (Van Morrison)
  10. “Unchained Melody” (Alex North and Hy Zaret)
  11. “Start All Over Again” (Van Morrison)
  12. “Only A Dream” (Van Morrison)
  13. “Affirmation” featuring Sir James Galway (Van Morrison)
  14. “The Party’s Over” (Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Jule Styne)
  15. “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” (George Cory and Douglass Cross)
  16. “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” (George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin)

Morrison is on tour since September. The run will conclude in December, with shows wrapping up in Belfast, where he was born.

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