.

Van Halen Stream 'It's About Time' from The Collection II Box Set


Bruce Henne | 09-08-2023

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Van Halen Stream 'It's About Time' from The Collection II Box Set

(hennemusic) Van Halen is streaming a remastered version of "It's About Time" as the latest preview to the October 6 release of "The Collection II." The tune was one of three new songs - alongside "Up For Breakfast," and "Learning To See" - that were recorded in sync with a 2004 reunion tour with Sammy Hagar that promoted Van Halen's second greatest hits compilation, "The Best Of Both Worlds."

"The Collection II" spotlights newly-remastered music from the California band's years with Hagar, who was in the lineup for four studio albums - 1986's "5150", 1988's "OU812", 1991's "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" and 1995's "Balance"; the set is rounded out with an exclusive compilation of studio rarities from the era.

Among the eight rarities is a cover of Little Feat's "A Apolitical Blues" and the instrumental "Baluchitherium," which were originally left off the vinyl versions of "OU812" and "Balance", respectively, as well as "Crossing Over," the b-side to "Balance"'s "Can't Stop Lovin' You" (and the band's only non-album b-side), and two songs the group contributed to the Twister Soundtrack - "Humans Being" and "Respect The Wind."

Get more details and stream the newly-remastered "It's About Time" here.

Related Stories
Alex Van Halen Quits Music? Michael Anthony Reacts

Sammy Hagar To Unplug For Stage RED Theater Opening

Van Halen Previously Unreleased Live Show Part Of 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge' Reissue

Wolfgang Van Halen Helps Foo Fighters Prank Festival Crowd

Sammy Hagar To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

More Van Halen News