Van Morrison unveils new version of “Some Peace of Mind” with Bobby Womack — listen

Late soul singer featured on Morrison's new duets album

Van Morrison will release his 35th studio album, Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue, on March 24th through RCA Records. The album sees the beloved singer revisiting 16 songs from his extensive catalog, reimagining them with a score of guests by his side. We’ve already heard “Real Real Gone” featuring Michael Bublé, and now Morrison has revealed his collaboration with the late Bobby Womack, “Some Peace of Mind”.

The two legends inject the track with a bit more funk than it originally had as part of 1991’s Hymns to the Silence. Morrison sounds just like his younger self, while Womack provides a dash of soul with his quivering vocals. Check it out below.

Duets also sees Morrison singing with Joss Stone, Taj Mahal, P.J. Proby, and his own daughter Shana. “Irish Hearbeat” with Mark Knopfler is coming March 10th, while “Fire in the Belly” with Steve Winwood is out March 17th. Here’s the full tracklist:

Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue Tracklist:
01. “Some Peace of Mind” w/ Bobby Womack (original version released on Hymns to the Silence, 1991)
02. “Lord, If I Ever Needed Someone” w/ Mavis Staples (original version released on His Band and the Street Choir, 1970)
03. “Higher Than The World” w/ George Benson (original version released on Inarticulate Speech of the Heart, 1983)
04. “Wild Honey” w/ Joss Stone (original version released on on Common One, 1980)
05. “Whatever Happened to P.J. Proby” w/ P.J. Proby (original version released on Down the Road, 2002)
06. “Carrying a Torch” w/ Clare Teal (original version released on Hymns to the Silence,1991)
07. “The Eternal Kansas City” w/ Gregory Porter (original version released on A Period of Transition, 1977)
08. “Streets Of Arklow” w/ Mick Hucknall (original version released on Veedon Fleece, 1974)
09. “These Are The Days” w/ Natalie Cole (original version released on Avalon Sunset, 1989)
10. “Get On With The Show” w/ Georgie Fame (original version released on What’s Wrong with This Picture, 2003)
11. “Rough God Goes Riding” w/ Shana Morrison (original version released on The Healing Game, 1997)
12. “Fire in the Belly” w/ Steve Winwood (original version released on The Healing Game,1997)
13. “Born To Sing” w/ Chris Farlowe (original version released on No Plan B, 2012)
14. “Irish Heartbeat” w/ Mark Knopfler (original version released on Irish Heartbeat, 1988)
15. “Real Real Gone” w/ Michael Bublé (original version released on Enlightenment, 1990)
16. “How Can A Poor Boy” w/ Taj Mahal (original version released on Keep It Simple, 2008)


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