Editors' Notes Back on Top, like most of Van’s post-1983 albums, is the sound of a first-rate vocal stylist. Except here, Morrison is fired up by several of the best songs of his long career. The punchy title track exemplifies his R&B mastery. “When the Leaves Come Falling Down” follows in the vein of a meditative masterpiece like “Hymns to the Silence”. “High Summer” rivals the midtempo genius of his best-known hits. Back on Top is classic Van—only fresh and new.

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Goin' Down Geneva
1
4:27
 
Philosopher's Stone
2
6:06
 
In the Midnight (Live)
3
5:07
 
Back On Top
4
4:21
 
When the Leaves Come Falling Down
5
5:40
 
High Summer
6
5:13
 
Reminds Me of You
7
5:42
 
New Biography
8
5:24
 
Precious Time
9
3:48
 
Golden Autumn Day
10
6:40
 
Philosopher's Stone (Alternate Take)
11
4:51
 
Valley of Tears
12
5:02
 

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