Van Morrison Releases New Single

Article Contributed by SRO | Published on Monday, September 11, 2017

VAN MORRISON has premiered a new track from his forthcoming album ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES online. Listen now here.

"Goin' To Chicago" was written and famously recorded by Count Basie and Jimmy Rushing. This recording sees the timeless classic tackled by VAN MORRISON, his incredible studio ensemble and long time collaborator Georgie Fame who shares lead vocals. The resulting track is five minutes of gloriously transportational roadtrip blues music.

"Goin' To Chicago"is offered as an instant grat to anyone pre-ordering the album here. It is also available via all streaming platforms.

The track is taken from MORRISON's forthcoming album ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES due out September 22 on Exile/Caroline. The album features five new self-written tracks alongside new takes on rhythm and blues classics written by the likes of Bo Diddley, Mose Allison, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Lightnin' Hopkins. ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES was produced by Van Morrison and recorded with an extraordinary team of studio collaborators including Chris Farlowe, Jeff Beck, Paul Jones and Jason Rebello.

MORRISON will head out for a few U.S. dates around the album's release, to be followed by U.K. dates before the end of the year.

VAN MORRISON's U.S. and UK tour dates are as follows:

Sun Sept 10               Hersheypark Stadium@"Outlaw Music Festival"
Thu Sept 14                Ascend Amphitheater
Fri Oct 13                   The Show At Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Sat Oct 14                  The Show At Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Fri Oct 20                   Fox Theater (Oakland, CA)
Sat Oct 21                  Fox Theater (Oakland, CA)
Wed Jan 31                        The Colosseum @Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV)
Fri Feb 2                    The Colosseum @Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV)
Sat Feb 3                   The Colosseum @Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV)
Wed Feb 7                  James L Knight Center (Miami, FL)
Thu Feb 8                   James L Knight Center (Miami, FL)
Mon Nov 6                 Edinburgh Playhouse
Tues Nov 7                                     Glasgow Royal Court
Sun Nov 12                            London Eventim Apollo
Mon Nov 13                    Birmingham Symphony Hall
Wed Nov 15               Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Mon Nov 20                        Cardiff St. David's Hall
Tues Nov 21               Bristol Colston Hall
Fri Nov 24                  Torquay Princess Theatre
Sat Nov 25                         Plymouth Pavilions
Mon Dec 4                  Belfast Europa Hotel
Tues Dec 5                         Belfast Europa Hotel