For album opener And It Stoned Me the singer invokes the universal term for being high on drugs and then proceeds to paint vignettes that had nothing to do whatsoever with chemical intake. I went to this little stone house, and there was an old man there with dark weather-beaten skin, and we asked him if he had any water, Morrison recalled about the real childhood encounter that inspired the song. For five minutes everything was really quiet and I was in this ‘other dimension. That’s what the song is about. Morrison’s lyrical interests on Moondance turn towards the preoccupations of gypsies and sailors.
Is Moondance the best album by Van Morrison? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. Moondance by Van Morrison (1970) Overall rank: 153rd.
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This album has an average beat per minute of 105 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 67/160 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. BPM Profile Moondance. Album starts at 75BPM, ends at 160BPM (+85), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Van Morrison. The Alternative Moondance.
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The yang to Astral Weeks' yin, the brilliant Moondance is every bit as much a classic as its predecessor; Van Morrison's first commercially successful solo effort, it retains the previous album's deeply spiritual thrust but transcends its bleak, cathartic intensity to instead explore themes of renewal and redemption
Van the Man’s third studio album, released in 1970. The LP hit No. 29 on Billboard’s Pop Albums chart. The album ranks among Morrison’s most memorable. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 and ranked 65th on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2003 list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Primary Artists Ray Charles & Van Morrison. Featuring Van Morrison. Producers Lewis Merenstein, Phil Ramone & Van Morrison. Writers Van Morrison.
Woman", released on the album Moondance. Morrison sings the song in falsetto, while keyboardist Alan Hand plays celeste, imitating a music box at both the beginning and en. .The second recording session yielded the remaining material. Call Me Up in Dreamland" is a gospel-style composition. The lyrics refer to life on the road, as Morrison was touring when he recorded the album. album was remastered and reissued by Warner Bros
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|1||Moondance-Fever Medley||High Five||3:11|
|2||I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face||High Five||2:38|
|3||Scotch and Soda||High Five||1:53|
|4||One Note Samba||High Five||2:18|
|5||My Funny Valentine||High Five||2:38|
|6||Let's Get Away from It All||High Five||2:15|
|7||Up on the Roof||High Five||2:49|
|8||Walking Down the Street||High Five||3:08|
|9||What Can You Lose||High Five||2:40|
|10||Mais Que Nada||High Five||2:47|
|11||Whistling in the Dark||High Five||2:32|
|12||One for My Baby||High Five||2:35|
|13||Brahms Lullaby||High Five||3:00|