Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker (CD)
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2016 release, the 14th studio album from the veteran singer/songwriter. Leonard Cohen, the acclaimed composer of "Hallelujah", continues to astonish his audience. At age 82, he presents his uncompromising and urgent album, You Want It Darker. Described by early listeners as a "masterpiece" and "classic Cohen," You Want It Darker, is the latest chapter in Leonard's significant contribution to contemporary music and thought. These startling songs have been beautifully realized in this this studio album featuring nine new tracks including the title track, all produced by his son, Adam Cohen.
- 21 Oct 2016
- Leonard Cohen
- Audio CD
- You Want It Darker 4:44
- Treaty 4:02
- On the Level 3:28
- Leaving the Table 3:47
- If I Didn't Have Your Love 3:36
- Traveling Light 4:22
- It Seemed the Better Way 4:22
- Steer Your Way 4:24
- String Reprise / Treaty 3:17
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- Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker (Audio)
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- Real Name
- Leonard Norman Cohen
- Canadian singer and songwriter, born 21 September 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Father of Adam Cohen.
His first collection of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies, was published in 1956, followed by The Spice Box of Earth in 1961.
After travelling throughout Europe, he settled on the Greek island of Hydra, where he stayed 7 years. There he wrote another collection of poetry, Flowers for Hitler (1964), and two novels, The Favorite Game (1963) and Beautiful Losers (1966). After returning to America, he began his career as a singer, recording 11 studio albums.
In 1992, a tribute with 18 songs was released, featuring REM, John Cale, Nick Cave, Ian McCulloch, The Pixies, House of Love and Lloyd Cole among others.
After 1993 Leonard Cohen lived several years at the Zen Center on Mount Baldy (a Buddhist monastery) in California.
Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Performer)
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010
Published by Stranger Music, Inc.