Van Morrison to Release Country Album

Van Morrison will release a country album titled Pay the Devil on Lost Highway Records on March 7, 2006. Although the set includes three originals, he also covers classics like “Back Street Affair,” “Once a Day,” “There Stands the Glass,” “’Til I Gain Control Again” and “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” among others. Lost Highway is an imprint of Universal Music and based in Nashville. Other artists on the label include Ryan Adams, Tift Merritt and Lucinda Williams.