The Lyrics of Leonard Cohen

The Lyrics of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen


whilst his first album made him an not going superstar within the past due Nineteen Sixties, Leonard Cohen used to be hailed because the new poet of tune. His melodies have been hauntingly melodic yet his lyrics have been like nobody else's - poignant, romantic, mystical and darkly comedian. Already a poet and a novelist, Cohen had came upon one other calling in song..."The Songs of Leonard Cohen", "Songs from a Room" and "Songs of affection and Hate" have been the titles of his first 3 albums. 8 extra might keep on with over the following forty years. during this collector's version, are available the lyrics to over a hundred of these vintage songs, a lot of them now recorded by way of new generations of singers that come with U2, Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright and Teddy Thompson. This certain assortment demonstrates why.

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