Leonard Cohen : Live In London

CD [Cover Art for Leonard Cohen / Live In London] Your Price: $20.56
Rated 9 with 8 responses
Availability: In Stock
Sell date: 3/2009
Label: Sony
Mfg's Catalog#: 740502
CDC Part#: 1366048
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 Notes & Reviews
 
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If you want to intro someone to Leonard Cohen, I'd recommend this album. We saw him on his first American date of this same tour (same band, playlist, etcetera) and he was dynamite! He's 74, and could show artists half his age and younger a thing or tw o about how to rock all night! Only disappointment with this album is it didn't include the stunning remake of 'The Partisan' he performed at the show we attended. Otherwise, ACES!
- Bill j, 06/15/2009, USA

For over four decades, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a figure whose body of work achieves greater depths of mystery and meaning as time goes on. His songs have set a virtually unmatched standard in their seriousness and range. Sex, spirituality, religion, power - he has relentlessly examined the largest issues in human lives, always with a full appreciation of how elusive answers can be to the vexing questions he raises. In 2008 Leonard Cohen embarked on his first tour in 15 years. Quickly recognized as musical folklore in the making, 29 of the original dates sold out almost immediately, leaving fans and critics alike hailing the show as a once in a lifetime experience. By popular demand, the Canadian/UK tour was extended and by the end of that year it had reached 84 markets worldwide, selling more than 700,000 tickets. The Live in London release fully captures and recreates the extraordinary show from that tour that earned Cohen more than 80 five-star reviews for his performances.

 
 Tracks
 
Dance Me to the End of Love
The Future
Ain't No Cure for Love
Bird on the Wire
Everybody Knows
In My Secret Life
Who by Fire
Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
Anthem
Introduction - Tower of Song
Suzanne
The Gypsy's Wife
Boogie Street
Hallelujah
Democracy
I'm Your Man
Recitation W/ N.L
Take This Waltz
So Long, Marianne
First We Take Manhattan
Sisters of Mercy
If It Be Your Will
Closing Time
I Tried to Leave You
Wither Thou Goest
 
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