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Performer: Leonard Cohen
Title: Songs From The Life Of Leonard Cohen
Country: UK
Released: 1988
Style: Folk Rock
Category: Electronic / Rock / Folk, Country
Rating: 4.2 ✦

Songs of Leonard Cohen is the debut album by Canadian folk singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, released on December 27, 1967 on Columbia Records. Less successful in the US than in Europe, Songs of Leonard Cohen foreshadowed the kind of chart success Cohen would go on to achieve. It reached number 83 on the Billboard 200 and achieving gold status in the US only in 1989, but peaked at number 13 on the UK Albums Chart, and spent nearly a year and a half on it.

Songs from the Road is a live album by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Released on September 14, 2010, it is his twentieth album. Songs From the Road appeared roughly 14 months after releasing Live in London, which preserved Cohen's July 2008 performance at London's 02 Arena

Discovering a classic: Leonard Cohen video is like a primer for new fans" by Barry Gutman, Pulse! (Tower Records), July 1993, p. 24. "Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen was also originally shown on TV-British TV, that is. More a biographical documentary than a concert, the 70-minute program combines live performances-some complete, many abridged-mainly from Cohen's 1988 show at Carnegie Hall, in support of his then-current album, I'm Your Man, with interviews with Cohen himself, his original musical patron Judy Collins and protege Jennifer Warnes

Songs of Leonard Cohen is the debut album of Canadian musician Leonard Cohen. It foreshadowed the future path of his career, with less success in the United States and far better in Europe, reaching on the Billboard chart but achieving gold status only in 1989, while it reached in UK and spent nearly a year and a half in the UK album charts. Cohen's lonely and emotional songs were informed by his literate approach, part and parcel to a burgeoning singer/songwriter movement in popular music. Connect to this site.

1968's Songs of Leonard Cohen contains many of his most essential songs- "Suzanne", "Master Song", "Stranger Song", "Sisters of Mercy", "So Long, Marianne"- and establishes the themes and stylistic tics he would pursue relentlessly over the ensuing decades. John Hammond, the album's original producer, fell ill during the process and was replaced by John Simon; the two bonus cuts are from the Hammond sessions

At a time when a growing number of pop songwriters were embracing a more explicitly poetic approach in their lyrics, the 1967 debut album from Leonard Cohen introduced a songwriter who, rather than being inspired by "serious" literature, took up music after establishing himself as a published author and poet.

Songs of Leonard Cohen. Songs of Leonard Cohen Tracklist.

Leonard Cohen's debut album, Songs of Leonard Cohen is special for a variety of reasons. First, it began the career of one of pop music's most enigmatic and enduring figures. Despite the fact that Cohen cannot sing in any manner related to words like melodious or harmonious, his unique brand of melancholia has not only been embraced, but has had an indelible impact on folk and other pop genres


1 First We Take Manhattan
2 Suzanne
3 Chelsea Hotel No. 2
4 Take This Waltz
5 Hallelujah
6 Who By Fire
7 Bird On A Wire
8 Red River Valley
9 So Long, Marianne
10 Famous Blue Raincoat
11 The Partisan
12 Joan Of Arc
13 Ain't No Cure For Love
14 Tower Of Song
15 Dance Me To The End Of Love

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – BBC


Running time: 70 minutes
Comes in a slipcase box

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 4474-49163-3 3
  • Other (ISBN): 1-56406-163-9

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
01-049804-81 Leonard Cohen Songs From The Life Of Leonard Cohen ‎(VHS, Comp, PAL) CMV Enterprises 01-049804-81 UK 1988
SRLM 856 Leonard Cohen Songs From The Life Of Leonard Cohen ‎(Laserdisc, 12", Album, Mono, NTSC, CLV) SMV Enterprises SRLM 856 Japan 1988