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Songs Of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

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On Christmas 1967, upon the release of his first album, Leonard Cohen is already 33 years old and possesses a solid reputation as a writer. This is probably why the maturity of his incredibly refined folk album imposes its charm so firmly. Though the influence of Greenwich Village’s folk scene in the sixties is undeniably felt, the Canadian singer manages from the very beginning to impose the singularity (much like Dylan, whether we hate him or love him…) of his voice haunted by a kind of sadness. A voice and a gift for writing that bewitched producer John Hammond (who discovered legends such as Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin or Stevie Ray Vaughan), who signed him with Columbia. Songs Of Leonard Cohen starts off with the legendary Suzanne, made popular a few months earlier by Judy Collins’ beautiful cover. Gifted with a hypnotic monotone voice, and an ability to sublimate despair, love and blues of the soul, Leonard Cohen is a genre in and of himself. A nonchalance coupled to a rather dark melancholy, touches of strings here, of choirs there, almost in the background, his entire universe, which may seem arid at first, requires our full attention and contemplation to be fully enjoyed… © MZ/Qobuz

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1
Suzanne
00:03:50

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

2
Master Song
00:05:58

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

3
Winter Lady
00:02:17

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

4
The Stranger Song
00:05:08

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

5
Sisters of Mercy
00:03:36

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

6
So Long, Marianne
00:05:40

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

7
Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
00:02:58

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

8
Stories of the Street
00:04:37

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

9
Teachers
00:03:02

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

10
One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
00:04:26

Leonard Cohen, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist - John Simon, Producer

Originally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

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On Christmas 1967, upon the release of his first album, Leonard Cohen is already 33 years old and possesses a solid reputation as a writer. This is probably why the maturity of his incredibly refined folk album imposes its charm so firmly. Though the influence of Greenwich Village’s folk scene in the sixties is undeniably felt, the Canadian singer manages from the very beginning to impose the singularity (much like Dylan, whether we hate him or love him…) of his voice haunted by a kind of sadness. A voice and a gift for writing that bewitched producer John Hammond (who discovered legends such as Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin or Stevie Ray Vaughan), who signed him with Columbia. Songs Of Leonard Cohen starts off with the legendary Suzanne, made popular a few months earlier by Judy Collins’ beautiful cover. Gifted with a hypnotic monotone voice, and an ability to sublimate despair, love and blues of the soul, Leonard Cohen is a genre in and of himself. A nonchalance coupled to a rather dark melancholy, touches of strings here, of choirs there, almost in the background, his entire universe, which may seem arid at first, requires our full attention and contemplation to be fully enjoyed… © MZ/Qobuz

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