Van Morrison Album Title - Magic Time Release Date - 16th May Label: Exile Music Recordings / Polydor Records
‘You can call it nostalgia, I don’t mind, standing on that windswept hillside, listening to the church bells chime in that magic time.’ Magic Time
‘Magic Time’ is the new album from Van Morrison set for release in May 2005.
Produced by Van Morrison ‘Magic Time’ is released on his own Exile Music Recordings record label through Polydor Records in the UK and Geffen for North America.
The album contains twelve songs - ten original Van Morrison compositions and two classic interpretations of the jazz standards, ‘I’m Confessin’,‘This Love Of Mine’ and ‘Lonely And Blue’.
‘Magic Time’ is the first release from Van Morrison since ‘What’s Wrong With This Picture?’ in 2003 and marks the 40th anniversary of his first hits with his then band ‘THEM’.
With songs such as ‘Stranded’, the title track ‘Magic Time’, ‘Celtic New Year’ and ‘Gypsy In My Soul’ Van Morrison has created some of his most powerful songs to date, with every emotion seemingly having its place within the fabric of what many will view as one of his most important albums of the past twenty years.
Full track listing as follows – Stranded; Celtic New Year; Keep Mediocrity At Bay; Evening Train; This Love of Mine; I’m Confessin’; Just Like Greta; Gypsy In My Soul; Lonely And Blue; The Lion This Time; Magic Time; They Sold Me Out; Carry On Regardless