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Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:47 pm
by Honorio
This week's gonna be astral.



Van Morrison's "Astral Weeks" (1968)

Tracklisting:
01 | Astral Weeks
02 | Beside You
03 | Sweet Thing
04 | Cyprus Avenue
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
06 | Madame George
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider

Next week there will be blood.

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:39 pm
by babydoll
One of my favorite albums of all time.

01 | Cypress Avenue
02 | Madame George
03 | Astral Weeks
04 | Sweet Thing
05 | Slim Slow Slider
06 | The Way Young Lovers Do
07 | Beside You
08 | Ballerina

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:46 pm
by notbrianeno
Astral Weeks
Cyprus Avenue
Beside You
Madame George
Ballerina
Sweet Thing
The Way Young Lovers Do
Slim Slow Slider

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:37 am
by whuntva
Sweet Thing
Madame George
Cyprus Avenue
Astral Weeks
Slim Slow Slider
Beside You
Ballerina
The Way Young Lovers Do

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:20 am
by Sunwoo1213
Cyprus Avenue
Astral Weeks
Madame George
Beside You
The Way Young Lovers do
Slim Slow Slider
Ballerina
Sweet Thing

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:29 pm
by krendler
3 | Sweet Thing
6 | Madame George
1 | Astral Weeks
4 | Cypress Avenue
5 | The Way Young Lovers Do
7 | Ballerina
2 | Beside You
8 | Slim Slow Slider

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:53 pm
by Araluenian
One of my favourite albums of all time. Even the comparatively weaker tracks are excellent, and the order of my favourite tracks changes with each listening. Here's how it stands this morning:

1. Cyprus Avenue
2. Astral Weeks
3. Ballerina
4. Madame George
5. Sweet Thing
6. Slim Slow Slider
7. Beside You
8. The Way Young Lovers Do

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:41 pm
by Honorio
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
02 | Beside You
06 | Madame George
03 | Sweet Thing
08 | Slim Slow Slider
04 | Cyprus Avenue
01 | Astral Weeks
07 | Ballerina

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:29 pm
by Listyguy
1- Madame George
2- Sweet Thing
3- Astral Weeks
4- The Way Young Lovers Do
5- Slim Slow Slider
6- Beside You
7- Ballerina
8- Cyprus Avenue

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:12 pm
by jamieW
Oops, I was so busy updating old RTT albums, that I nearly forgot to rank the current one!

05 | The Way Young Lovers Do*
03 | Sweet Thing
02 | Beside You
08 | Slim Slow Slider
01 | Astral Weeks
06 | Madame George
04 | Cyprus Avenue
07 | Ballerina

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.75

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:42 pm
by Honorio
Results after the first week of voting:
01 | Madame George | 3,0 points
02 | Astral Weeks | 3,3 points
03 | Cyprus Avenue | 3,7 points
04 | Sweet Thing | 3,7 points
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do | 5,0 points
06 | Beside You | 5,0 points
07 | Slim Slow Slider | 5,8 points
08 | Ballerina | 6,6 points

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:04 am
by bonnielaurel
03 | Sweet Thing
06 | Madame George
04 | Cyprus Avenue
01 | Astral Weeks
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider
02 | Beside You

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:24 am
by ordinaryperson
"And I will walk and talk in gardens all wet with rain."

01 | Sweet Thing
02 | Cyprus Avenue
03 | Madame George
04 | The Way Young Lovers Do
05 | Astral Weeks
06 | Beside You
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:14 pm
by maverick470
01 | Astral Weeks
04 | Cyprus Avenue
06 | Madame George
03 | Sweet Thing
07 | Ballerina
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
08 | Slim Slow Slider
02 | Beside You

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:19 am
by bootsy
01 | Astral Weeks
03 | Sweet Thing
04 | Cyprus Avenue
06 | Madame George
02 | Beside You
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:07 am
by Romain
Like Rumours, a classic that I never liked, will a new listening confirm it?

Great:

Good:

OK:
06 | Madame George

Not for moi:
02 | Beside You
04 | Cyprus Avenue
03 | Sweet Thing
08 | Slim Slow Slider
01 | Astral Weeks
07 | Ballerina
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do



it's less inecoutable than Rumors.

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:07 pm
by SJner
1. Sweet thing
2. The way young lovers do
3. Cypress avenue
4. Astral weeks
5. Ballerina
6. Madame George
7. Beside you
8. Slim slow slider

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:55 pm
by Elder
04 | Cyprus Avenue
03 | Sweet Thing
07 | Ballerina
06 | Madame George

08 | Slim Slow Slider
01 | Astral Weeks
02 | Beside You
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:41 am
by antonius
04 | Cyprus Avenue
06 | Madame George
01 | Astral Weeks
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider
03 | Sweet Thing
02 | Beside You
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do

The hardest one to rank. My favorite album.

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:17 pm
by mileswide
Sweet Thing is majestic, not a note of it could be bettered. The rest of the album doesn't fall far behind it either:

03| Sweet Thing
01| Astral Weeks
05| The Way Young Lovers Do
02| Beside You
06| Madame George
04| Cyprus Avenue
07| Ballerina
08| Slim Slow Slider