Articles tagged leonard cohen

The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

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11 Oct 2012 // 10:15 PM

Sing a Sad Song

If you're hooked on the sad song, you never stop looking for the next good one.

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Feeling ‘80s Spirit: Post-Hardcore Punk for the Plastic Generation

Moss Icon and Jason Farrell still sizzle in the present tense, despite years of obscurity.

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Laura Marling: A Creature I Don’t Know

Laura Marling is just 21, but her new album confirms her timeless talent.

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Leonard Cohen: Songs from the Road

Leonard Cohen continues to remind us why he's held in such high esteem.

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Susanna and the Magical Orchestra: 29.June.2010 - New York

The subterranean recesses of New York City's Le Poisson Rouge were an appropriate location for Susanna’s Tuesday night performance, a mix of original tunes as well as well-known covers.

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The next piece has a thousand covers, but I’m only going to include the ones I find relevant personally.  I was taken back

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15 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Adam Green: Minor Love

Adam Green manages to be warm, engaging, and charming without sacrificing his snark or his style.

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Tindersticks: Falling Down a Mountain

It hasn't even been two years since Tindersticks' last release, The Hungry Saw. The rush shows.

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Leonard Cohen: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970

Thank god Leonard Cohen is back on top, because otherwise we may never have gotten to hear this incredible show.

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Esther Ofarim: Esther Ofarim in London

A noise that's so clean it's almost surreal.

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1 May 2009 // 6:00 AM

The Best Covers of Leonard Cohen’s 12 Best-Known Songs (stream)

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leonard Cohen’s songs are better known than he is. Starting with Judy Collins in 1966 (“Suzanne”), they’ve been

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Some of the songs are smoothed out with more "wedding band" type accompaniment, but Leonard Cohen's still got it.

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Legendary singer-songwriter Cohen struck out on his first tour in 15 years last year. The result is the compelling new live recording, Live in London, documenting

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Leonard Cohen: Live in London

Forced back on the road, the great Leonard Cohen sounds reinvigorated on his first tour in 15 years.

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15 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Leonard Cohen

The Leonard Cohen who sounded so meek and reserved in his past few albums -- so withdrawn from a level, at least vocally, that would make for a compelling concert -- instead gave way to a Cohen who was almost effortlessly charming, grateful for the adoration, and thorough in proffering the jewels of his massive song and poetry catalog.

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The Best Jazz of 2007

In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.

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Legends of the Chelsea Hotel by Ed Hamilton

So there you have it. Ryan Adams at the Chelsea -- maybe.

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3 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Herbie Hancock: River

The great jazz pianist, with Wayne Shorter at his elbow and a list of sympathetic guest singers, makes a stunning Joni Mitchell tribute.

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Various Artists: Northern Stars: A Canadian Singers & Songwriters Collection

Is there someone out there thinking "if only I could find a CD that features both 'Complicated' by Avril Lavigne and Leonard Cohen's 'Suzanne', my world would be complete?"

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

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"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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