Paperback. Pub Date :2012-02-01 Pages: 208 Language: English Publisher: Faber Faber Listening to Van Morrison represents Greil Marcuss quest to trace Morrisons particular genius through seminal moments in his long career. beginning in 1965. breaking open in 1968 with the incomparable Astral Weeks. and continuing in full force to this day. This is a portrait of a perplexing. mysterious and terrifyingly gifted artist and vocalist at the height of his powers. written by one of our most thoughtful cultural critics.