Quotes by: Van Morrison

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I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.
Van Morrison
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.
Van Morrison
You take stuff from different places, and sometimes you stick a line in because it rhymes, not because it makes sense.
Van Morrison
I think when you get past your second album, it all becomes something of a routine. So you have to struggle against that, find a way of making what you do sound fresh and new each time.
Van Morrison
I went back to Belfast and started a club, the Maritime. No one had thought about doing a blues club, so I was the first.
Van Morrison
In order to win you must be prepared to lose sometime. And leave one or two cards showing.
Van Morrison
When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration.
Van Morrison
The first piece of music that captured my imagination was probably Ray Charles Live At Newport.
Van Morrison
It was really strange for me when I started to play concerts in America where the audiences were all sitting down.
Van Morrison
I deliberately try not to cater for the commercial market, so I can't see myself in competition, you know, with second or third generation rock stars.
Van Morrison
My records do not require a lot of thought of 'What is this?' and 'What is that?' That would be too contrived for me.
Van Morrison
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.
Van Morrison
My thinking musically has always been more advanced - it is difficult to get it down onto paper sometimes, even now.
Van Morrison
I understood jazz, I understood how it worked. That's what I apply to everything.
Van Morrison
For a long time, I couldn't actually deal with playing concerts; it was a totally alien concept to me, 'cause I was used to playing in clubs and dance halls.
Van Morrison
My ambition when I started out was to play two or three gigs a week. And that's what I'm doing.
Van Morrison
I learnt from Armstrong on the early recordings that you never sang a song the same way twice.
Van Morrison
You learn to read the audiences after a while, and there are all different kinds of gigs.
Van Morrison
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