What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

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What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by jamesmustain » Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:46 pm

I get "Suzanne". I love it. And you?
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Re: What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by lizzytysh » Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:13 am

Suzanne. Perhaps not coincidentally, the first song I ever heard Leonard (or anyone else) sing.
"Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken."
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Re: What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by HugoD » Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:46 pm

Depends on mood. “Night comes on” and “the Hills” pop up first when thinking about it.
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Re: What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by peter jackson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:34 am

Hello, the first Leonard Cohen song I heard was ‘Sisters of Mercy’ from a LP in the 60s called ‘The Rock Machine Turns You On’ but my song is ‘The Smoky Life’ especially the live version on ‘Tour Of 79’
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Re: What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by tru_love » Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:19 am

Famous Blue Raincoat

In a happy way, somehow... It's liberating, it's a great move on song, but it's the type of ability that we envy but know we'd never be able to do... myself anyway

Been listening on a loop this rendition https://youtu.be/y0m7cVMPBfU?list=RDy0m7cVMPBfU
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Re: What Leonard Cohen Song Are You?

Post by birminghamfan » Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:06 pm

Famous Blue Raincoat for me too. This is a beautiful cover too , by Tom Terrell and Rachel Sermanni.


None to compare with Leonard of course , but anything involving Glen Hansard is worth a listen , he has a couple of good FBR covers on YouTube

Hope you enjoy it ! Steve
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