Astral Weeks (Expanded Edition)

Van MorrisonNovember 1, 1968
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Astral Weeks is the second studio album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison. It was recorded at Century Sound Studios in New York during September and October 1968, and released in November of the same year by Warner Bros. Records.
The album's music blends folk, blues, jazz, and classical styles, signalling a radical departure from the sound of Morrison's previous pop hits, such as "Brown Eyed Girl". The lyrics and cover art portray the symbolism equating earthly love and heaven that would often feature in the singer's subsequent records. His lyrics have been described as impressionistic, hypnotic, and modernist, while the record has been referred to as a song cycle or concept album.
Astral Weeks did not originally receive promotion from Morrison's record label and was not an immediate success with consumers or critics. Its standing eventually improved greatly, with praise given to Morrison's arrangements and songwriting, and the album has been viewed as one of rock music's greatest and most important records. It was placed on numerous widely circulated lists of the best albums of all time and had an enduring effect on both listeners and musicians.

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Astral Weeks (2015 Remaster)7:03
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Beside You (2015 Remaster)5:13
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Sweet Thing (2015 Remaster)4:22
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Cyprus Avenue (2015 Remaster)6:56
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The Way Young Lovers Do (2015 Remaster)3:11
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Madame George (2015 Remaster)9:41
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Ballerina (2015 Remaster)6:59
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Slim Slow Slider (2015 Remaster)3:20
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Beside You (Take 1)5:57
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Madame George (Take 4)8:24
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Ballerina (Long Version)8:02
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Slim Slow Slider (Long Version)4:53
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Additional Information

Total length
1:14:10
Tracks
12
Released
October 30, 2015
Label
℗ 2015 Warner Records Inc., a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved.
File type
MP3
Access type
Streaming and by permanent download to your computer and/or device
Internet connection
Required for streaming and downloading
Playback information
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