Van Morrison interview: Astral Weeks 50 years on and new LP The Prophet Speaks
With what is for many his best-loved album, Astral Weeks, celebrating its 50th birthday this week, and a new LP – the fifth in two years – released next Friday, Van Morrison is as prolific as ever at 73. Richard Purden met him to talk about (what else?) the music
FIVE albums released in just over two years is a notable output for any artist but for Ireland’s greatest living singer-songwriter to be releasing this amount of work at 73 is considerable.