Songs of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1967 Ratings: #15 / 58
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Based on 399 ratings
1967 Ratings: #3
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JoaoSantos
80
I never thought Adam Sandler could be such a great musician
EarCandy
58
What makes Songs of Cohen unique is not in a certain musical boldness or lush sound, it is in the breezy yet thick ruminations of Mr.Cohen. The lyrics themselves sound somewhat inconsequential when listening as a whole to the album, but when reading into them on their own part, they take on a whole form. The lyrics on Songs of Cohen are carefully crafted, strung together by the poetic mouth of Leonard Cohen. There is no doubt about that Mr.Cohen was a genius songwriter, someone that was capable ... read more
EMR
86
The power of voice, melody and poetry, all struck clearly at the listener, with the subtlety and elegance that only the legendary Leonard Cohen could bring. An iconic work that relies solely on acoustic compositions fueled by the metaphysical lyrics and poems that stand out as you dive deeper into his themes. It works as a simple sketch scheme, but strikes as loud as a bomb.
soundworld
98
Leonard Cohen’s debut album, “Songs Of Leonard Cohen”, still remains one of the greatest, most personal & culturally appreciated Folk albums of all time. The warm sound of Cohen’s voice and his gentle, rustic-sounding guitar was as effective and beautiful as it is today, more than forty years later. The words that pour out of his voice are hauntingly beautiful: Cohen already was a poet with published material, before he went into the studio to record this album. With ... read more
MickyT
88
'Songs of Leonard Cohen' is an interesting folk piece that perfectly displayed Leonard Cohens great knack for writing vivid, poetic and engaging songs. It may not be one of the most unique folk albums I've ever heard but it kept me listening, the words coming from Leonard are written so meticulously that I couldn't help but feel invested, and the often beautiful instrumentals are a great backdrop for him to do his thing, I'm quite interested to go some of Leonards discography to see what other ... read more
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Track List

  1. Suzanne
  2. Master Song
  3. Winter Lady
  4. The Stranger Song
  5. Sisters of Mercy
  6. So Long, Marianne
  7. Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
  8. Stories of the Street
  9. Teachers
  10. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
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Added on: March 16, 2013