||Collection CDs (2008)
LEONARD COHEN music CDs Beautiful 2008 five CD box containing digitally remastered editions of a quintet of seminal Leonard Cohen albums: Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968), Various Positions (1985), I'm Your Man (1988), The Future (1992) and Ten New Songs (2001). 46 tracks including 'Suzanne', 'Tower Of Song', 'Sisters Of Mercy' and 'First We Take Manhattan'. Columbia.
Recording information: Capitol Recording Studio; DMS Studio, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; House of Soul; Image Recording Studio, Cherokee Recording Studio; Los Angeles, CA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Quadrasonic Sound, New York, NY; Rock Steady, Los Angeles, CA; Soundworks, New York, NY; Stagg Street Studio, Los Angeles, CA; Studio 56; Studio II; Studio Montmartre, Paris, France; Studio Tempo, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Sunset sound; The Complex; The Mad Hatter; Village Recorders, Los Angeles, CA.
Introduction by: Bob Glaub.
Photographers: Sharon Weisz; Leonard Cohen.
Arrangers: Rebecca de Mornay; John Lissauer; Roscoe Beck; Steve Lindsey; Leonard Cohen; Yoav Goren.
Personnel: Leonard Cohen (vocals, guitar, violin, piano, keyboards, programming); Jennifer Warnes, Anjani Thomas (vocals, background vocals); Mayel Assouly, Elisabeth Valletti, Jude Johnstone (vocals); Bob Metzger (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Dean Parks (guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin); Paul Jackson, Jr. (guitar); Dennis Herring (electric guitar); Sneaky Pete Kleinow (steel guitar); John Bilezikjian (oud); Raffi Hakopian, Bob Furgo (violin); Donald Ferrone, Thomas Tally, David Paul Campbell, Joel Derouin, Sid Page, Suzie Katayama, Larry Corbett, Bruce Dukov, Berj Garabedian, Ronald Clark (strings); Ron Getman (harmonica, background vocals); Richard Beaudet ...
|Essential Leonard Cohen CDs (2002)
LEONARD COHEN discography Recorded between 1967 & 2001. Includes liner notes by Pico Iyer.
THE ESSENTIAL LEONARD COHEN manages the considerable task of documenting the career of a man many consider one of the finest songwriters in the English language. Easily on par with Bob Dylan and Paul Simon in terms of sheer poetic power, Canadian troubadour Cohen started out, appropriately enough, as a prose poet before beginning a recording career in the late 1960s. His early albums, amply represented here, found him accompanied chiefly by his own nylon-string guitar, delivering dark, but often romantic, reveries atop folk-based song ...