Death of a Ladies' Man

Leonard Cohen - Death of a Ladies' Man
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1977 Ratings: #47 / 124
User Score
Based on 131 ratings
1977 Ratings: #208
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November 13, 1977 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
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This isn’t my first Cohen album don’t worry but, this was the one I wanted to talk about. I see very divided opinions on this album all over the place. People on rym all say it’s messy and horny and just plain bad while I hear people like Will Toledo and Jarvis Cocker praise it. So, what’s up with this album? Is it actually any good? Well, I’m going to hopefully try to answer that question for you here.

Dead of a Ladies’ Man is definitely an enticing name ... read more


Debauched, horny, lush, romantic, weird. Death of a Ladies Man is all these things. That weird twitchy nervy energy from Diamond in the Mines (off of Songs of Love and Hate) extended thru a whole album and backed by some stellar production. A deeply weird directional pivot that wasn't appreciated on release, now we find Cohen at his most, sonically, playful. Thank god for it. No track misses.
Perhaps not the classic deserves to be heralded as, but a classic in my book.
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This album rules and anyone who disagrees is foolhardy.

Foolhardy I say!


i kinda have a crush on leonard cohen


fufufuf fireee

fav : true love, iodine, memories, death of a labies man


maybe the most overlooked cohen record. ( Phil spector can go to hell btw)

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Added on: May 12, 2014