Songwriter

Album: Days Like This (1995)

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  • Here, Van Morrison talks practically about his songwriting techniques. He admitted to Uncut that this isn't his most poetic songs:

    "That's the way things go," Morrison said. "You win some, you lose some. You're not going to be, as someone put it, divinely inspired all the time. But you might have to just get on with it. A lot of people like that song, because it was practical. Or Professional Jealousy,' another song - the musicians really like that because they could relate to it. It's a very practical type of song and it's true."

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