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Astral Weeks – Van Morrison

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"Astral Weeks" is the second solo album of the Northern Irish musician Van Morrison, with which the former Them singer continued his solo career after the dissolution of the band.

The eight-song record was recorded in just two days in September and October 1968 at Century Sound Studios in New York. Van Morrison was supported by guitarist Jay Berliner, bassist Richard Davis, percussionist Warren Smith and drummer Connie Kay. It's the first album the singer produced for Warner Brothers.

"Astral Weeks" is a mixture of folk, blues and jazz. It is not one of the most successful Van Morrison albums, but it has achieved cult status with its fans to this day.


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Release details

Label: Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress
Units: 1
Country: Europe
Released: 2015


Part One: In The Beginning
A1 Astral Weeks
A2 Beside You
A3 Sweet Thing
A4 Cyprus Avenue
Part Two: Afterwards
B1 Young Lovers Do
B2 Madame George
B3 Ballerina
B4 Slim Slow Slider