Van Morrison

Van Morrison

The subtitle of Van Morrison's new album, Born to Sing: No Plan B, indicates the power that music still holds for this living legend. "No Plan B means this is not a rehearsal," says Morrison. "That's the main thing—it's not a hobby, it's real, happening now, in real time."

This sense of absolute conviction, which has defined Morrison's revolutionary work for almost fifty years, runs throughout the new record, his thirty-fifth studio album as a solo artist. Morrison's career—which has seen him honored with a Brit Award, an OBE, an Ivor Novello,... more