Van Morrison

Van Morrison blames lack of free speech for backlash against anti-lockdown songs

"If you do songs that are an expression of freedom of speech you get a very negative reaction"

So, you’re ideologically opposed to your favourite pop star. What next?

It can be troubling to learn that your musical idol might harbour views you consider problematic. Let our columnist guide you

Eric Clapton joins Van Morrison on new anti-lockdown song

Proceeds from 'Stand and Deliver' will go to Morrison's Lockdown Financial Hardship Fund

Pixies’ Joey Santiago on playing with Pearl Jam, new music and Ian Brown’s conspiracy theories

The guitarist talks to NME about hopes for Hyde Park, the impact of COVID, new album plans, and the Presidential race

Van Morrison hits out at “crooked facts” in new anti-lockdown protest songs

He accuses the government of being "fascist bullies" in his latest tracks

Van Morrison criticises the “pseudo-science” of socially distanced gigs

"We need to be playing to full capacity audiences going forward"
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