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by tomsakic
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Pitchfork names "Songs Of Leonard Cohen" 11th best album of the 1960s
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Pitchfork names "Songs Of Leonard Cohen" 11th best album of the 1960s

Pitchfork has published the list of 200 best LPs of the 1960s, according to the votes of their stuff (more than 50 contributors). Songs of Leonard Cohen are on #11: http://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/the-200-best-albums-of-the-1960s/?page=10 Many jazz LPs on the list, and in rock or pop,...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 12811

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

Komboloi (worry beads), it is Greek "rosary", but totally secular thing (not religious) - old men in Greece used it to pass their time, as far I know (I saw taxists numbering beads while driving or on traffic lights in Athens). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worry_beads LC apparently took the habit o...
by tomsakic
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 12811

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/billboard.jpg New issue, Volume 128, Issue 30 Plerase let us know what's inside the magazine. Billboard's feature is now online at http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/magazine-feature/7580513/leonard-cohen-friends-remember-legend - Remembering Leonard Cohen: Clos...
by tomsakic
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 694
Views: 103605

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

http://www.salon.com/2016/11/19/i-already-knew-leonard-cohen-was-dead-on-election-day-then-things-got-worse/ Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 10:30 PM UTC I already knew Leonard Cohen was dead on Election Day — then things got worse Our greatest poet died just before Election Day; it felt like an omen, and it...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA
Replies: 16
Views: 3904

Re: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA

Thank you.

I am happy that vinyl is coming out (both versions are now scheduled for December 9). Hoping it will include the CD as Old Ideas did - that makes it easier:)
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 694
Views: 103605

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

loki17ie wrote:https://www.instagram.com/p/BM4Zlwwg2r6/?hl=en
Last photo of Leonard?
Actually not, as all photos taken at the LA album launch event were taken one month later.
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost
Replies: 8
Views: 2769

Re: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost

Announcement and contents are avaiable at the publisher's site (still without front cover): http://www.academicstudiespress.com/forthcoming/tangle-of-matter-ghost-leonard-cohens-post-secular-songbook-of-mysticisms-jewish-beyond?rq=cohen Tangle of Matter & Ghost: Leonard Cohen’s Post-Secular Songbook...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost
Replies: 8
Views: 2769

Re: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost

Table Magazine has published Elliot R. Wolfson's afterword/postface (his analysis of Come Healing) to Aubrey Glazer's book, titled "The Wisdom of Brokenness in Leonard Cohen’s ‘Come Healing’ (Mourning the poet, the troubador, the rabbi)": http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/music/217897...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA
Replies: 16
Views: 3904

Re: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA

So, what's "lyric bundle"? Real booklet? Any photos for us collectors?
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Unauthorized DVD
Replies: 2
Views: 1684

Re: New Unauthorized DVD

Aren't they fast.
by tomsakic
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 12811

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

NIN is on its way to you, and the title says "Leonard Cohen: a Life emerged in Doubt", an article written by Vladislav Bajac, Leonard's old friend, translator of his books in 1980s, and recently his Serbian publisher in Geopoetika publishing house (they put out Beautiful Losers and Favourite Game re...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Guests - mixing/mastering error?
Replies: 3
Views: 1262

Re: The Guests - mixing/mastering error?

From 4.15 to 4.35and then 4.46 to 4.52 I only hear the instrument as it should be, like bass string being pulled. It was always there, and I believe that intrument plays thru whole song and never was obtrusive to my ears. Here, between these seconds, it is more prominent in the arrangements (and/or ...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Darker Album in the charts
Replies: 74
Views: 19644

Re: Darker Album in the charts

In its 2nd week You Want It Darker keeps its place at #1 in Croatia. The official chart by HDU (Croatian Discography Union) available at http://www.hdu-toplista.com/ Note: The latest released chart is for week 24-30 October, so before Leonard's death. Also of notice that Live in London and The Essen...
by tomsakic
Tue May 12, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: I've Got a Little Secret & The Felicity Buirski Connection
Replies: 20
Views: 7152

Re: I've Got a Little Secret & The Felicity Buirski Connecti

Found this old thread because today I bought Can't Forget live album and Felicity Buirski is co-credited for lyrics of Got a Little Secret (and I never heard of her before), so I started to google her. Apparently Leonard's version of the song is connected (it seems to me by comparison) to Buirski's ...
by tomsakic
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:44 am
Forum: 2014 releases: Popular Problems & Live in Dublin
Topic: Popular Problems - Various Chart Positions
Replies: 49
Views: 14723

Re: Popular Problems - Various Chart Positions

Two weeks in row at #1 in Croatia, this time not only in foreign releases, but in "combined" (foreign + domestic artists) as well, according to official list Top of the Shops by Croatia Discography Union (HDU) at http://www.hdu-toplista.com/index.php?what=albumi&w=details&id=2792 (album page; list i...

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