Songs of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen
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1967 Ratings: #15 / 67
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The History of The Albums – n°371 [Here is the last episode of the year 1967, so you will find my Top 50 albums at the end of this review, Love]

The Quebec native is without question one of the greatest musical legends of all time, a monument that no one will forget. This is the story of Leonard Cohen, poet and novelist before one of the most marvelous voice and pen. Even before being known, Leonard Cohen was a case apart, a UFO of the UFO, he will remain so forever. Great traveler, ... read more


Timeless, brilliantly written, and bursting with passion. Songs of Leonard Cohen is a classic sounding, smooth 10 tracks that breezes by with amazing wit. An easy album to enjoy, a difficult album to fully comprehend.


I never thought Adam Sandler could be such a great musician


This album almost sounds like it was made recently I mean some of these songs really can’t get out of my head. Nearly a perfect score for me.


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Amazing folk album, there's no denying that. The amount of emotion Leonard Cohen achieves with how simple this album is technically is crazy. Some of the songs felt a little same-y, but they were still great and well written. The closer "One of Us Cannot Be Wrong" is really powerful, and I love the ending part where he starts yelling the melody ... read more


You'd expect an idiot with a short attention span like me to lose my grip on a slow, simplistic folk album pretty quickly, but these songs are done so well with its simple but meditative instrumentals, melodic vocals and lyrics that contain whole stories to be unpacked that I didn't lose interest in these songs for even one moment.

Truly a great and cohensive piece of work

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Added on: March 16, 2013