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Back On Top Live! [no label, 1CD]
Fan compilation. Various dates and venues. Very good audio - mix of radio broadcasts and audience recordings?

Released in 1999, Back On Top is the 27th studio album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison.

James Hunter,

The great Irish rocker offers 10 new songs here. “When the Leaves Come Falling Down” is a masterpiece, a memory of weather and Paris wherein Morrison’s voice lightly colors a melody as his band conjures a background of symphonic impressionism. The other songs, rendered in lively arrangements, are various blues, uptempo tunes and ballads reminiscent of Morrison’s most classically minded past work; engagingly sung, they are not pale imitations, but they don’t venture anywhere surprising, either. On “Philosophers Stone,” Morrison complains that even his best friends don’t understand his strivings; in “New Biography,” he reminds us that celebrity culture hasn’t yet won him over. Back on Top is solid, brilliant, silly in sad ways. But it’s still one Monet and nine Norman Rockwells.

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Track 01. Goin’ Down Geneva/Brand New Cadillac 5:58
June 24, 2000; Freilichtbuehne Killesberg, Stuttgart, Germany
Track 02. Philosopher’s Stone/Didn’t He Ramble 11:07
August 4, 1999; Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Track 03. In The Midnight 5:14
January 1, 2020; Stormont Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Track 04. Back On Top 4:21
October 20, 2001; Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Track 05. When The Leaves Come Falling Down 5:14
June 21, 2009; Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Track 06. High Summer 5:16
May 28, 1999; Carlton Marquee, Hay-on-Wye, UK
Track 07. Reminds Me Of You 5:28
June 14, 1999; Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, New York
Track 08. New Biography 4:44
May 12, 2000; KB Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Track 09. Precious Time 3:25
October 20, 2012; Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Track 10. Golden Autumn Day 6:03
February 17, 2001; Apollo Theatre, Oxford, UK
Track 11. Valley of Tears 3:11
November 12, 2017; Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK

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  1. 12 Responses to “VAN MORRISON - BACK ON TOP LIVE!”

  2. Wonder if he has caught covid yet ???

    By HHH on Sep 22, 2021

  3. Right in cue as requested. Take that tired of . More , more , more Van Morrison please , Van is the man , a very large man based on many rumors. More Van please .

    By T J on Sep 22, 2021

  4. Rumor has it, Van gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Sep 22, 2021

  5. You better hope we never meet in any context ‘TJ’ you are obviously a retarded asshole but you sure as hell are in good company here
    At least this crap is only once a week

    By Tired of Van Morrison on Sep 22, 2021

  6. I’m also sick of these repetitive Van Morrison posts . All geezer shows . It would be fine if they were from the seventies, when he was young and in his prime . Wave length was the last thing good he ever did . That was 1978 . Plus these shows are spliced from different times and venues, not even a complete show from a specific date .No more Van . OK ?

    By Pat Grooms on Sep 22, 2021

  7. Also this captcha crap is a pain in the ass . Who’s idea was that , and why ?

    By Pat Grooms on Sep 22, 2021

  8. Pat and Tired of are just jealous of Vans big un .

    By T J on Sep 22, 2021

  9. Captcha is meant to keep dic kheads like me swappers, HHH and Derrick out of here. We may be perverted and sick bastards but smart enough to tell the difference between a truck and a plane

    By U L E on Sep 22, 2021

  10. I gots a lil un just like the rest of the pervs above

    By U L E on Sep 22, 2021

  11. Website status:


    This site looks a little risky to us, so we flagged it just in case. Make sure you trust this site if you choose to proceed. Better safe than sorr

    By swappers on Sep 22, 2021

  12. Last two twernt me , more fakes

    By U L E on Sep 22, 2021

  13. When Van would stand naked , he resembled a human tripod . He had a huge horse dic . He could fuck for hours , I would usually start off by giving head to his monster. When he would blow his first load down my throat , he would then fuck me long and hard . after. Blowing his second big load in my pussy , he wanted anal , but no way Jose , he would have killed me with that thing .

    By Pam Des Barris on Sep 22, 2021

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