ANOTHER new release from Ireland’s favourite 72-year-old.
Fresh from releasing an LP in September. Van Morrison has announced his 38th record, Versatile, will be released on 1st December. JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS!
Roll With the Punches, was released in September and had a distinctive RnB feel. The new album Versatile includes reinterpretations of 20th century jazz standards along with some new Morrison originals.
The new 16 song release includes 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.
You can see the track listing, along with songwriter info, below.
Van Morrison, 'Versatile' Track Listing
- "Broken Record" (Van Morrison)
- "A Foggy Day" (George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin)
- "Let's Get Lost" (Frank Loesser and Jimmy McHugh)
- "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Ray Henderson and Mort Dixon)
- "Skye Boat Song" (Traditional arranged by Van Morrison)
- "Take It Easy Baby" (Van Morrison)
- "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn)
- "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter)
- "I Forgot That Love Existed" (Van Morrison)
- "Unchained Melody" (Alex North and Hy Zaret)
- "Start All Over Again" (Van Morrison)
- "Only A Dream" (Van Morrison)
- "Affirmation" featuring Sir James Galway (Van Morrison)
- "The Party's Over" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Jule Styne)
- "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" (George Cory and Douglass Cross)
- "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin)