It's a tremendous legacy, full of poetry and hard-earned truth, and this is a nice way to get to the heart of all of it with one purchase. The ten songs on Songs of Leonard Cohen were certainly beautifully constructed, artful in a way few if any other lyricists would approach for some time, but what's most striking about these songs isn't Cohen's technique, superb as it is, so much as his portraits of a world dominated by love and lust, rage and need, compassion and betrayal. While the relationship between men and women was often the framework for Cohen's songs he didn't earn the nickname "the master of erotic despair" for nothing , he didn't write about love; rather, Cohen used the never-ending thrust and parry between the sexes as a jumping off point for his obsessive investigation of humanity's occasional kindness and frequent atrocities both emotional and physical. Producer John Simon added a touch of polish to Cohen's songs with his arrangements originally Cohen wanted no accompaniment other than his guitar , though the results don't detract from his dry but emotive vocals; instead, they complement his lyrics with a thoughtful beauty and give the songs even greater strength. And a number of Cohen's finest songs appeared here, including the luminous "Suzanne," the subtly venomous "Master Song" and "Sisters of Mercy," which would later be used to memorable effect in Robert Altman's film McCabe and Mrs. Many artists work their whole career to create a work as singular and accomplished as Songs of Leonard Cohen, and Cohen worked this alchemy the first time he entered a recording studio; few musicians have ever created a more remarkable or enduring debut. By comparison, Cohen's second album, 's Songs from a Room, was something of a letdown. While it's a fine LP, it ultimately feels neither as striking nor as assured as Songs of Leonard Cohen. Bob Johnston stepped in as producer for Songs from a Room, and his arrangements are simpler than those John Simon crafted for the debut, but they're also full of puzzling accents, such as the jew's harp that punctuates several tracks, the churchy organ line in "The Old Revolution," and the harsh synthesizer flourishes on "A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes.
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Muchas gracias por esta fantastica discografia,yo tengo uno que no hay aqui, Leonard Cohen - More Best Of Si alguien lo quiere lo intentare subir,haber si me acuerdo como se hace. A partir del album Popular Problems y hasta el final no he podido descargar ningun disco. Gracias por permitirnos compartirla. Funcionan todos los enlaces perfectamente, bajado con el Jdownloader en muy poco tiempo, muchas gracias por el aporte. Efectivamente he podido descargar los albunes que me faltaban. Muchas gracias de nuevo.
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BORN: September 21, Leonard Cohen, a truly legendary poet, songwriter, performer and novelist, began his career as a poet and novelist during the s and early In , at the age of 33, he launched his music career with his first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen. In , Leonard Cohen released its follow-up, The Future, which had dark lyrics and references to political and social unrest. Leonard Cohen returned to music in with the release of Ten New Songs, which was a major hit in Canada and Europe. His eleventh album, Dear Heather, followed in Following a successful string of tours between and , Leonard Cohen released three albums in the final four years of his life: Old Ideas , Popular Problems and You Want It Darker , the last of which was released three weeks before his death. Well this is a gig I wouldn't have missed for the world, I have to say.
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