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Kitty Dunn

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Finally! Moondance is being remastered!

I love Van Morrison's Moondance album. It has so many great songs! It's definitely an album that can be played all the way through without a clunker to be heard.

When I upgraded my vinyl copy and bought the CD, more than 20 years ago, I was super bummed. The CD sounded muddy and horrible.  Such a poor mastering job!  What a disappointment.

Then around ten years ago, Van Morrison started releasing remasters of some of his most popular releases. But until now, Moondance was not among them.

I was thrilled when Triple M Music Director Gabby Parsons told me that the remastered version of this classic album is finally being released October 22nd.  She already received a sampler from the Deluxe Edition, and I'm happy to report, it sounds GREAT!! Even over the crappy speakers on my computer!

It's coming out in three different versions. The Deluxe edition will include the completely remastered album, plus four additional CD's with previously unreleased music from the Moondance sessions, and a Blu-ray audio disc of the album in 5.1 surround. You better be a big fan to grab this one. The retail price is $69.98.

The Expanded edition will include the remastered album plus 11 bonus tracks. You can also buy the standard edition which will be the original album, remastered.

You can find out more here.


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