Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Leonard Cohen in Five Decades

As time drags us all along, things like this become possible. Isn't time fun?

Stranger Song


Tower of Song

Dance Me to the End of Love



At 5/28/2008 10:10 AM, Blogger Oliver de la Paz said...

Have you heard Geoffrey Oryema's cover of "Suzanne" from the I'M YOUR FAN album? Stellar. I'm also quite fond of Tori Amos' cover of "Famous Blue Raincoat."

Big LC fan here.

At 6/02/2008 8:21 AM, Blogger John Gallaher said...

I love the Amos cover! The Oryema "Suzanne" is good, but I don't like that little jaunty riff he sings at the end. It breaks the tone for me.

Peter Gabriel's version on Tower of Song is pretty good as well, but a little easy on the production. He could have done more with it, as I listen to how much he's put into similar songs of his own, like "Mercy Street."


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