Van the man is back!! Whats It Gonna Take? is Van Morrisons 43rd studio album. The album features 14 new compositions that collectively reflect the artists indefatigable drive to record and perform live in front of audiences. The album is preceded by Pretending - a gorgeous, restless soul track - and was produced by Van Morrison and was recorded between Real World Studios, Bath Spa Hotel, Richard Dunn's Studio, Culloden Hotel Holywood Studio and Musicbox Studios.