Van Morrison Debuts ‘Dark Night of the Soul,’ from His New Album ‘Three Chords & the Truth’ — Listen

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Van Morrison dropped some news on Wednesday: The celebrated singer/songwriter will release a new record titled Three Chords & the Truth on Oct. 25.

This will be Morrison’s 41st studio album and the follow-up to The Prophet Speaks, which was just released way back in 2018. The man keeps busy, even as he just celebrated his 74th birthday on August 31.

In addition to the album announcement, a new song — “Dark Night of the Soul” — was premiered. Take a listen to the song, which spans six minutes, below:

Three Chords & the Truth will features 14 brand new songs that Van Morrison wrote and produced himself (with the lone exception being “If We Wait for the Mountains, a co-write with Don Black) — because again, he’s a tireless creator and musical innovator.

As Van Morrison’s official site details:

Explaining what it was like to record the album, van morrison said: “you’re just plugging into the feeling of it, more the feeling of it… when they’re playing… it’s like reading me. so, i think there’s more of that connection.”

The track listing:

  1. “March Winds in February”
  2. “Fame Will Eat the Soul”
  3. “Dark Night of the Soul”
  4. “In Search of Grace”
  5. “Nobody in Charge
  6. “You Don’t Understand”
  7. “Read Between the Lines”
  8. “Does Love Conquer All?”
  9. “Early Days”
  10. “If We Wait for Mountains”
  11. “Up on Broadway”
  12. “Three Chords and the Truth”
  13. “Bags Under My Eyes”
  14. “Days Gone By”

Catch Van Morrison on the road in the coming months:

Oct 2nd Reno, Grand Sierra Resort (SOLD OUT)
Oct 4th Los Angeles, The Greek Theatre
Oct 5th Santa Barbara Bowl (SOLD OUT)
Oct 6th Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl
Oct 8th Churla Vista CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct 21st Bournemouth, International Centre
Oct 23rd Cardiff, St David’s Hall
Oct 27th Oxford, New Theatre
Oct 28th Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
Dec 2nd Brighton, Dome
Dec 3rd Brighton, Dome
Dec 31st Belfast, Stormont Hotel (SOLD OUT)
Jan 1st Belfast, Stormont Hotel (SOLD OUT)
Jan 2nd Belfast, Stormont Hotel (SOLD OUT)
Jan 31st Las Vegas, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb 1st Las Vegas, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb 5th Las Vegas, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb 7th Las Vegas, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb 8th Las Vegas, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Mar 20th London, The Palladium
Mar 21st London, The Palladium
Mar 22nd London, The Palladium
Mar 24th London, The Palladium
Mar 25th London, The Palladium


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