Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 0 at 0 votes
What’s your rating?

Van Morrison

Why Must I Always Explain?

  • Rock
  • Space
  • Folk
  • Pop
  • Other
song from
  • 1991
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2001
  • 1999

Alternative video Spotify
“Why Must I Always Explain?“ is a song written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and included on his 1991 album, Hymns to the Silence. He used the same melody as on his 1971 song, “Tupelo Honey”. He has often performed it live in his concerts over the years and occasionally has segued from one song to the next. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Tell me why must I always explain

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web



More songs by Van Morrison (See Charts): The Way Young Lovers Do, Days Like This, Rough God Goes Riding, When The Leaves Come Falling Down, High Summer, A New Kind Of Man, I’ve Been Working, Brown Eyed Girl, Come Running, and Real Real Gone.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.