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An alternate version of “Dance The Night Away” was released  and this is the first time any alternate version of Van Halen has been leaked.

The alternate track of “Dance The Night Away” was taken from the 24 track recording session. This version includes more of David Lee Roth singing, a different count and a non fade out ending…take a listen.

More Van Halen news former bassist Michael Anthony told a Cleveland paper that right now is the best time to get the band back together.

“Well, I mean, partly because you obviously see all of these other bands doing it these days. And also for Van Halen’s fans. Maybe some kind of proper closure or something. I’m not sure. Everybody in the band is still relatively healthy and alive. So there’s one thing right there. And Sammy  has brought it up quite a few times in interviews he’s done. He’d be open to doing a tour with him and Dave singing… I personally am through with all of the drama that comes with everything. I want to go out, play music and have a good time. I want to go to my grave a happy guy.”

Until then, Anthony is on tour with Sammy and The Circle, with a show in Northfield, Ohio on Saturday.

Van Halen - Dance the Night Away (Alternate Vocal Track Mix)

Taken from the original 24-track recording session, hear an alternate Diamond Dave lead vocal track for this Van Halen classic. Enjoy the never-before-heard count in and non-fade-out ending as well. Session mastered by yours truly.