Van Morrison: Hammersmith Odeon, London
Len Brown, New Musical Express, 24 January 1987
NOT UNREASONABLY I've always associated middle-aged corpulence and material over-indulgence with the death of desire to develop; we witness the long drawn-out demise of our childhood heroes, and recognise that musically they approach the AOR end. Yet on this very stage, in successive months, two corpulent Irishmen Christy Moore and tonight Van Morrison have given performances flickering with light.
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