"Someone Like You" is a popular, romantic ballad written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and recorded on his 1987 album, Poetic Champions Compose. 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.
In 1987 the single charted at #28 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary in the U. S.
"Someone Like You" was recorded in the summer of 1987 at Wool Hall Studios in Beckington with Mick Glossop as engineer.
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"
"Someone Like You" is a popularly performed cover song, with the best-known versions by Dina Carroll, Vanessa L. Williams, Shawn Colvin and John Waite.