Van Morrison to Release Deluxe Moondance
Warner Bros. Records is releasing a five-disc deluxe edition of Van Morrison’s seminal 1970 album Moondance. The newly remastered and expanded version will feature 50 unreleased tracks including studio outtakes of nearly every track on the original album including “Caravan,” “Moondance” and “Into The Mystic,” as well as multiple takes and a final mix of the previously unheard “I Shall Sing.”
There will be three different physical versions available on September 30, and digital versions will also be released. The deluxe edition will have four CDs and one Blu-Ray Audio disc with the remastered original album, three discs of previously unreleased music from the sessions and a Blu-Ray Audio disc with high-resolution stereo and surround sound of the original album. There will also be a booklet with liner notes written by Alan Light and original engineer Elliot Scheiner. The deluxe edition will retail for $69.98. An expanded edition of two CDs with the remastered album and 11 previously unreleased tracks will be available for $24.98 and a one-CD standard edition which will just be the remastered original album will also be for sale.