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Van Morrison - The Best Of Van Morrison album flac Performer: Van Morrison
Title: The Best Of Van Morrison
Style: Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Acoustic
Country: UK & Europe
MP3 album: 1650 mb
FLAC album: 1355 mb
Rating: 4.6
Other formats: VOC AU AHX MP4 AC3 ADX DMF
Genre: Rock / Funk and Soul / Blues

The Northern Irish singer Van Morrison has released 40 studio albums, 6 live albums, 6 compilation albums, 4 video albums, and 71 singles. Morrison made his first recording playing saxophone on "Boozoo Hully Gully" with the International Monarchs in 1962. His first recording session as lead singer/songwriter with Them was produced by Dick Rowe at Decca's studio. Don't Start Crying Now" was the first single released and the garage rock classic, "Gloria" was also recorded at this session.

Listen free to Van Morrison – The Best of Van Morrison (Bright Side Of The Road, Gloria and more). Equal parts blue-eyed soul shouter and wild-eyed poet-sorcerer, Van Morrison is among popular music's true innovators, a restless seeker whose incantatory vocals and alchemical fusion of R&B, jazz, blues, and Celtic folk produced perhaps the most spiritually transcendent body of work in the rock & roll canon

The Best of Van Morrison is a compilation album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison. It compiles songs spanning 25 years of his recording career. Released in 1990 by Polydor Records, the album was a critical and commercial success, becoming one of the best-selling records of the 1990s and helping revive Morrison's mainstream popularity. Its success encouraged him to release a second and third greatest hits volume in 1993 and 2007, respectively. The album remains Morrison's best-seller.

During Van Morrison’s spell in Them, the brutally, brilliantly reductive Belfast band he fronted between 1964 and 1966, there had been glimmers of an artistic sensibility at odds with the turbo-boosted dockside R&B of songs like Gloria and Baby Please Don’t Go. On My Lonely Sad Eyes, Hey Girl and an aching cover of John Lee Hooker’s Don’t Look Back, Morrison was reaching for something deeper and more revelatory

For an artist who's doggedly album-oriented, plus a songwriter who revels in subtlety, Van Morrison doesn't seem like a logical candidate for a successful greatest-hits compilation. Nevertheless, The Best of Van Morrison is a crackerjack compilation, tracing Van the Man from his days with Them, through his best-known tunes ("Brown-Eyed Girl," "Moondance," "Blue Money," "Wild Night"), to highlights from the '70s and '80s cult efforts, topped off by "Wonderful Remark," a song first heard on the King of Comedy soundtrack.

As the story goes, Van Morrison wanted nothing to do with his first greatest hits collection. The Best of Van Morrison was acclaimed by critics from Goldmine and Q magazine, who called it essential.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Van Morrison Bright Side Of The Road 3:46
2 Them Gloria
Featuring – Van MorrisonProducer – Dick Rowe
3 Van Morrison Moondance 4:32
4 Them Baby Please Don't Go
Featuring – Van MorrisonProducer – Dick Rowe
5 Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately
Mixed By – Mick Glossop
6 Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Producer – Bert Berns
7 Van Morrison Sweet Thing
Producer – Lewis Merenstein
8 Van Morrison Warm Love 3:23
9 Van Morrison Wonderful Remark
Producer – Robbie Robertson
10 Van Morrison Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)
Producer – Ted Templeman
11 Van Morrison Full Force Gale 3:15
12 Van Morrison And It Stoned Me 4:29
13 Them Here Comes The Night
Featuring – Van MorrisonProducer – Bert Berns
14 Van Morrison Domino 3:05
15 Van Morrison Did Ye Get Healed 4:06
16 Van Morrison Wild Night
Producer – Ted Templeman
17 Van Morrison Cleaning Windows 4:42
18 Van Morrison With Cliff Richard Whenever God Shines His Light
Mixed By – Mick Glossop
19 Van Morrison Queen Of The Slipstream 4:55
20 Van Morrison Not Listed On This Release "Dweller On The Threshold" 4:44


  • Producer – Van Morrison (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 8, 10 to 12, 14 to 20)


Picture of Van Morrison on disc (poor quality silk screen).
There is no track listing on the disc.
All tracks listed on insert except track "20 - Dweller On The Threshold"
there is also no separator on track listing between tracks 15 and 16.
There are no credits listed.
Track durations not listed on the disc or insert.

(Credits and track durations taken from genuine release).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42284 19702 1
  • Matrix / Runout: VMBO 069
  • Rights Society: none
  • Label Code: LC 309
  • Other (Mould code): Obliterated

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
841 970-2 Van Morrison The Best Of Van Morrison ‎(CD, Comp) Polydor 841 970-2 UK & Europe 1990
31453 7459-2 Van Morrison The Best Of Van Morrison ‎(CD, Comp) Polydor 31453 7459-2 Canada 1990
841 970-2, 841 970-2 (G) Van Morrison The Best Of Van Morrison ‎(CD, Comp) Polydor, Polydor 841 970-2, 841 970-2 (G) Malaysia Unknown
841 970-1 Van Morrison The Best Of Van Morrison ‎(LP, Comp, W/Lbl) Polydor 841 970-1 Greece 1990
559 440-2 Van Morrison The Best Of Van Morrison ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Exile, Polydor 559 440-2 Australasia Unknown