The legendary Van Morrison will release his brand new album ‘Keep Me Singing’ on September 30th through Caroline Records. The album’s lead single, ‘Too Late’, will also be released that day. Van will perform seven live shows across the UK from October 20th, starting with a headline performance at Bluesfest 2016 at London’s O2.
‘Keep Me Singing’ is Van Morrison’s 36th studio album to date and consists of 13 tracks - 12 original songs written and performed by Morrison, as well as a cover of the blues standard ‘Share Your Love With Me’ - written by Alfred Baggs & Don Robey and previously recorded by artists such as Aretha Franklin and Kenny Rogers. For the track ‘Every Time I See A River’, Morrison has collaborated with acclaimed lyricist Don Black. The album’s closing track, ‘Caledonia Swing’, is an instrumental featuring Van on piano and saxophone. All tracks were produced by Van Morrison. Full album tracklist below.
1. Let It Rhyme
2. Every Time I See A River
3. Keep Me Singing
4. Out In The Cold Again
5. Memory Lane
6. The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword
7. Holy Guardian Angel
8. Share Your Love With Me
9. In Tiburon
10. Look Beyond The Hill
11. Going Down To Bangor
12. Too Late
13. Caledonia Swing
Van Morrison has also announced he will play seven live dates across the UK in October & November, beginning with a headline performance at Bluesfest 2016 at London’s O2 and culminating in a show at Manchester’s O2 Apollo. Full dates of his UK tour below.
20th October - Bluesfest 2016, The O2, London
8th November - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
9th November - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
13th November - Playhouse, Edinburgh
14th November - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
28th November - Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
29th November - O2 Apollo, Manchester