Van Morrison never stopped recording during the s, but for a little while it seemed as if he was disconnected from his muse. It wasn't so much his series of jazz cover albums -- he'd return to this vein often in subsequent decades -- but his songwriting that showed signs bitterness, particularly on 's Days Like Thiswhere he seemed dismissive of the very notion of being a songwriter.
In that light, it's hard not to see 's The Van Morrison - The Healing Game Game as a rejuvenation. Indeed, the album's very Kiss You Back (LP Version) - Digital Underground - Kiss You Back suggests that Morrison is in the process of mending fences and reconnecting with a sense of joy, a process that began during his deep dive into Mose Allison Van Morrison - The Healing Game other bluesy jazz artists in the mid-'90s.
The subtle differences make a difference, though, whether they lie in the lyrics or, especially, the music, which feels warmer and more relaxed than the album's relatively recent companions. Morrison seems at home Drain Sounds In The Well - Various - Epicurean Escapism the easy grooves of The Healing Gameand while that alone is enough to make the album worth revisits, it's also true the album boasts a sturdy selection of songs, highlighted by the meditative title track, the searching "Rough God Goes Riding," and the impassioned "Fire in the Belly.
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