A brand new Leonard Cohen anthology has been launched. The career-spanning Hallelujah & Songs from His Albums contains 17 of Cohen’s most beloved items, reminiscent of “Suzanne,” “Chook on a Wire,” “I’m Your Man,” “In My Secret Life,” and extra. The gathering additionally features a beforehand unreleased dwell efficiency of “Hallelujah” from the 2008 Glastonbury Competition. Hearken to the total LP under.
Hallelujah will obtain CD and LP releases this fall. The album is a companion piece to the brand new documentary Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Tune, which premieres at Tribeca Competition this month, and was additionally an official choice at 2021 Venice Movie Competition and 2021 Telluride Competition. The movie contains never-before-seen archival supplies from the Cohen Household Belief, together with Cohen’s private notebooks, journals and images, efficiency footage, and uncommon audio recordings and interviews.
Again in March, it was revealed that Cohen’s property had bought the whole thing of his songwriting catalog—roughly 278 songs—to Hipgnosis Songs Fund for an undisclosed sum.
Revisit Jayson Greene’s 2020 Overtones function “How Leonard Cohen Haunted the Trump Period.”
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