Van Morrison Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


27th February 2009

Quote: "No. I didn't perform it for a long time because for me it was like a throwaway song. I've got about 300 other songs that I think are better than that." Irish crooner Van Morrison still resents having to play his most popular song BROWN EYED GIRL.


12th November 2008

Fact: Charlize Theron, Kate Moss and Julia Roberts were among the beauties who turned out to watch Van Morrison perform tracks from his acclaimed album ASTRAL WEEKS at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Friday and Saturday nights (07-08Nov08).


7th November 2008

Quote: "The only thing I love is the music. The rest of it is pure s**t. The kind of s**t that fame attracts is very dark." Irish crooner Van Morrison is not a fan of media attention.


2nd October 2008

Fact: Van Morrison will perform his 1968 album ASTRAL WEEKS in its entirety during back-to-back concerts on 7 and 8 November (08) at Los Angeles' music mecca the Hollywood Bowl. The concerts will feature musicians who actually performed on the classic album. The shows will be filmed for an upcoming concert movie.


24th November 2007

Fact: Robin Williams shows off his musical skills in new movie AUGUST RUSH - it's actually him playing Van Morrison's MOONDANCE on the harmonica in the film.


25th July 2007

Quote: "Most of the stuff on the radio is just crap pop music." Veteran Northern Irish singer Van Morrison isn't a fan of today's hits.


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