Label: Virgin - VPBCD50,Pointblank - VPBCD50 • Format: CD Album Digipack • Country: France • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock
Van Morrison - Back On Top - Cd Back on Top kicks off on an unpromising note with a generic blues shuffle, "Goin' Down Geneva," that belies the album's cocky title. Van Morrison quickly redeems himself, however, with a set otherwise closer in its balance of rave-up and reverie to his beloved early-'70s classics than much of his '90s output/5().
out of 5 stars. Truly, Van is back on Top! Reviewed in the United States on Novem. Verified Purchase. Van Morrison packs interesting ballads into this CD. The sound patterns are simple, underlined at times by a Hammond organ. We've listened to this CD well over a hundred times, and it continues to be a pleasure to hear songs /5().
· · Back on Top. The great Irish rocker offers ten 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.
Equal parts blue-eyed soul shouter and wild-eyed poet-sorcerer, Van Morrison is among popular music's true innovators, a restless seeker whose incantatory vocals and alchemical fusion of R&B, jazz, blues, and Celtic folk produced what is regarded as perhaps the most spiritually transcendent body of work in the rock & roll canon.
Van Morrison: Back on Top. by George Graham. Pop music has a reputation for cultivating one-hit wonders, performers who attract public attention for a short time, then fade into obscurity or, in all too many cases, come to an untimely end. This brevity of fame is, in many cases, well-deserved, brought on by music that happens to arrive at just the right time for a fad, and depart just as quickly as .
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