Van Morrison will revisit once of his best-loved albums with forthcoming five-disc deluxe edition of his 1969 classic Moondance. The collection will include remastered and expanded versions of the songs, and will also feature 50 unreleased tracks, including studio outtakes of favorites like “Caravan, “Moondance” and “Into The Mystic."
July 18, 2013

Tonight's video features an early live performance of Van Morrison's "Moondance," performed in Ireland, according to Youtube. The Amazon offering is a 1990 issue.

Rolling Stone reported Thursday that a new release of Van Morrison hits will revisit some of his best-loved albums with forthcoming five-disc deluxe edition of his 1969 classic Moondance.

Morrison issued a message condemning this release today on his website:

"Yesterday Warner Brothers stated that "Van Morrison was reissuing Moondance". It' is important that people realise that this is factually incorrect. I did not endorse this, it is unauthorised and it has happened behind my back

My management company at that time gave this music away 42 years ago and now I feel as though it"s being stolen from me again."

Moondance was originally recorded during the fall of 1969, and quickly became the breakthrough album for Morrison.

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