Someone like You (Van Morrison song)
|"Someone Like You"|
|Single by Van Morrison|
|from the album Poetic Champions Compose|
|A-side||"Someone Like You"|
|Studio||The Wool Hall, Beckington|
|Van Morrison singles chronology|
"Someone Like You" is a song written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and recorded on his album, Poetic Champions Compose (1987). It has become a wedding and movie classic and the song would subsequently furnish the framework for another of his most popular classics and love ballads, "Have I Told You Lately", that was released in 1989.
This song was released again on two of Morrison's compilation albums in 2007. A remastered version has been included in the album, Still on Top - The Greatest Hits and it is one of the songs on Van Morrison's 2007 compilation album, Van Morrison at the Movies - Soundtrack Hits.
Movies featuring "Someone Like You"
- Only the Lonely (1991)
- Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
- French Kiss (1995)
- One Fine Day (1996)
- Someone Like You (2001)
- Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
- American Sniper (2014)
- Van Morrison - vocals, guitar
- Neil Drinkwater - piano
- Steve Pearce - bass guitar
- Roy Jones - drums, percussion
- Fiachra Trench - string arrangement
- Hage. The Words and Music of Van Morrison. p. 109
- Van Morrison chart history at Billboard.com
- Heylin, Can You Feel the Silence?, p. 525
- "Dina Carroll: Someone Like You". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-09-18.
- "Vanessa L. Williams, Next Album Review". Retrieved 2009-09-13.
- "One Fine Day (Original Soundtrack)". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- "allmusic (((John Waite - Songs - All Songs)))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- Hage, Erik (2009). The Words and Music of Van Morrison, Praeger Publishers ISBN 978-0-313-35862-3
- Heylin, Clinton (2003). Can You Feel the Silence? Van Morrison: A New Biography, Chicago Review Press ISBN 1-55652-542-7