The track is from the new edition of Astral Weeks

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On October 30, two of Van Morrison‘s greatest albums – Astral Weeks and His Band And Street Choir – are to be released as expanded editions.

Among the many jewels available on both albums are a number of previously unreleased versions.

Thanks to our friends at Rhino, we’re delighted to bring you a proper exclusive peek at Astral Weeks’ coda, “Slim Slow Slider“.

This version runs for 4’55: a minute and a half longer than the version that originally appeared on Astral Weeks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H66PEecCo9g&feature=youtu.be

These single-disc expanded and remastered versions will be released on CD and digital formats. They can be pre-ordered by clicking here.

They follow the Moondance deluxe edition that Rhino released in 2013.

The tracklistings for both albums is:

ASTRAL WEEKS
Track Listing
“Astral Weeks”
“Beside You”
“Sweet Thing”
“Cyprus Avenue”
“The Way Young Lovers Do”
“Madame George”
“Ballerina”
“Slim Slow Slider”
Bonus Tracks – Previously Unreleased
“Beside You” (Take 1)
“Madame George” (Take 4)
“Ballerina” (Long Version)
“Slim Slow Slider” (Long Version)

HIS BAND AND THE STREET CHOIR
Track Listing
“Domino”
“Crazy Face”
“Give Me A Kiss”
“I’ve Been Working”
“Call Me Up In Dreamland”
“I’ll Be Your Lover, Too”
“Blue Money”
“Virgo Clowns”
“Gypsy Queen”
“Sweet Jannie”
“If I Ever Needed Someone”
“Street Choir”
Bonus Tracks – Previously Unreleased
“Call Me Up In Dreamland” (Take 10)
“Give Me A Kiss” (Take 3)
“Gypsy Queen” (Take 3)
“I’ve Been Working” (Alternate Version)
“I’ll Be Your Lover, Too” (Alternate Version)

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  • NoonWine

    Glad to have this, but the song was cut correctly for the record. The extra stuff is just noodling.

  • Ted Scott

    Surely some mistake Slim Slow Slider’s from Astral Weeks not His Band and Street Choir?