Van Morrison To Release 5-Disc Moondance Album

Van Morrison Moondance Deluxe product shot

2013 has been a good year to revisit the classics: From John Fogerty’s Wrote A Song For Everyone and Steve Earle’s The Warner Bro. Years to Bob Dylan’s AmericanramA tour and Paul McCartney’s show-stopping Bonnaroo set, there has been no forgetting the roots and influences of so much of modern music. Not one to be left out, Van Morrison is releasing a remastered edition of the 1970 breakthrough album Moondance.

The re-release will be available in CD and digital form, with the former available in three length options: single disc, double disc, or 5-disc set. Along with the polished up original Moondance tracks, fans will be treated to unreleased tracks and studio outtakes. (The 2-disc set features one disc/11 tracks of unreleased material, the 5-disc set boasts three whole CDs of new material.)

For the truly committed, the complete package also provides a booklet of liner notes from Alan White and a Blu-ray audio disc presented in 5.1 surround sound, all bundled in a “linen-wrapped folio.”

Prices range from $11.98 – $69.98 and will be available September 30 from Warner Bros. Records.

Full track listing for Van Morrison’s Moondance (Deluxe and Expanded Editions) below.

MOONDANCE: DELUXE EDITION

Disc One – Original Album Remastered

1. “And It Stoned Me”
2. “Moondance”
3. “Crazy Love”
4.  “Caravan”
5.  “Into The Mystic”
6.  “Come Running”
7.  “These Dreams Of You”
8.   “Brand New Day”
9.   “Everyone”
10. “Glad Tidings”

Disc Two – All Previously Unreleased

1.       “What do we call this Van?”
2.       “Caravan” (Take 1)
3.       “Caravan” (Takes 2-3)
4.       “Caravan” (Take 4)
5.       “Caravan” (Takes 5-6)
6.       “Caravan” (Take 7)
7.       “Caravan” (Take 8)
8.       “I’ve Been Working” (Early Version Take 1)
9.       “I’ve Been Working” (Early Version Take 2)
10.   “I’ve Been Working” (Early Version Take 5)
11.   “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out” (Outtake)
12.   “I Shall Sing” (Take 1)
13.   “I Shall Sing” (Takes 2-3)
14.   “I Shall Sing” (Takes 4-6)
15.   “I Shall Sing” (Take 7)
16.   “I Shall Sing” (Takes 8-12)
17.   “I Shall Sing” (Take 13)

Disc Three – All Previously Unreleased

1.       “Into The Mystic” (Take 10)
2.       “Into The Mystic” (Take 11)
3.       “Into The Mystic” (Takes 12-13)
4.       “Into The Mystic” (Takes 14-16)
5.       “Into The Mystic” (Take 17)
6.       “Brand New Day” (Take 1)
7.       “Brand New Day” (Take 2)
8.       “Brand New Day” (Take 3)
9.       “Brand New Day” (Take 4)
10.   “Brand New Day” (Takes 5-6)
11.   “Brand New Day” (Take 7)
12.   “Glad Tidings (Take 1)
13.   “Glad Tidings (Takes 2-4)
14.   “Glad Tidings (Takes 7-8)
15.   “Glad Tidings (Take 9)
16.   “Caravan Redo” (Takes 1-2)
17.   “Caravan Redo” (Take 3)

Disc Four – All Previously Unreleased

1.       “Come Running” (Take 1)
2.       “Come Running” (Take 2)
3.       “Come Running” (Takes 3-4)
4.       “Come Running” (Take 5)
5.       “Come Running” (“Rolling On 4”)
6.       “Moondance” (Take 21)
7.       “Moondance” (Take 22)
8.       “Glad Tidings” (Alt. Version)
9.    “These Dreams Of You” (Alt Version)
10.   “Crazy Love” (Remix)
11.   “Glad Tidings” (Remix 1)
12.   “Glad Tidings” (Remix 2)
13.   “Glad Tidings” (Remix 3)
14.   “Caravan” (Remix)
15.   “These Dreams Of You” (Remix)
16.   “I Shall Sing” (Mix)

Disc Five – Blu-Ray Audio disc with high-resolution 48K 24 bit PCM stereo and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound audio of original album (no video) 

MOONDANCE: EXPANDED EDITION

Disc One – Original Album Remastered

Disc Two – All Previously Unreleased

1.   “Caravan” (Take 4)
2.   “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out” (Outtake)
3.   “Into The Mystic” (Take 11)
4.   “Brand New Day” (Take 3)
5.   “Glad Tidings” (Alt. Version)
6.   “Come Running”(Take 2)
7.   “Crazy Love” (Mono Mix)
8.   “These Dreams Of You” (Alt. Version)
9.   “Moondance” (Take 22)
10.   “I Shall Sing” (Take 7)
11.   “I’ve Been Working” (Early Version, Take 5)