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  • Leonard Cohen Greatest Hits Leonard Cohen Greatest Hits Quick View

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    Leonard Cohen Greatest Hits

    'No-one ever listens to me anyway, I might as well be a Leonard Cohen record', Neil once said during an episode of the notorious 'Young Ones'. This has changed dramatically. Cohen's 'Hallelujah' has reached the charts several times performed by various vocalists. Massive sold out concerts and well-known artists like Lou Reed, Bono, Nick Cave, Antony and Rufus Wainwright paying homage resulted in a huge re-appreciation which led to a whole new generation getting in touch with Cohen's impressive repertoire. This album is the perfect anthology of this legend's career.


    * 180 grams audiophile vinyl

    * incl. 4-page insert

    Side One:


    1. Suzanne

    2. Sisters Of Mercy

    3. So Long, Marianne

    4. Bird On The Wire

    5. Lady Midnight

    6. The Partisan


    Side Two: 



    1. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye

    2. Famous Blue Raincoat

    3. Last Year's Man

    4. Chelsea Hotel

    5. Who By Fire

    6. Taking This Long
    Leonard Cohen
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  • You Want It Darker You Want It Darker Quick View

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    You Want It Darker

    Leonard Cohen, the acclaimed composer of Hallelujah, continues to astonish his audience. At age 82, he presents his uncompromising and urgent new album, You Want It Darker. Described by early listeners as a masterpiece and classic Cohen, You Want It Darker, is the latest chapter in Leonard's significant contribution to contemporary music and thought. These startling songs have been beautifully realized in this his 14th studio album featuring 9 new tracks including the title track, all produced by his son, Adam Cohen.
    1. You Want It Darker
    2. Treaty
    3. On the Level
    4. Leaving the Table
    5. If I Didn't Have Your Love
    6. Traveling Light
    7. It Seemed the Better Way
    8. Steer Your Way
    9. String Reprise / Treaty
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Songs From The Road Songs From The Road Quick View

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    Songs From The Road

    In 1999, after an extended break from the spotlight, Leonard Cohen returned to the recording studio and world stage with a passion. From then until now, his albums, concerts and DVD releases have informed a new generation. At the same time, Cohen has heroically fulfilled the dreams of his first generation of fans that have been following his career at Columbia Records since his debut LP in 1967.


    Following the celebration of his 40th year as a Columbia artist in 2007 and coinciding with his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in March of 2008, Cohen thrilled his fans by announcing his first tour dates in 15 years. Hes gone on to play the most prestigious and beautiful venues in virtually every corner of the globe, mesmerizing and charming audiences with performances that were hailed as some of the best of his career.


    One dozen of Leonard Cohens most famous songs from those recent world tour performances at auditorium halls, festivals, arenas, and stadiums from Tel Aviv to London, from across Europe to the California desert and his native Canada, are now collected here on Songs from the Road.

    1. Lover, Lover, Lover
    2. Bird On The Wire
    3. Chelsea Hotel
    4. Heart With No Companion
    5. That Don't Make It Junk
    6. Waiting For The Miracle
    7. Avalanche
    8. Suzanne
    9. The Partisan
    10. Famous Blue Raincoat
    11. Hallelujah
    12. Closing Time
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Songs of Leonard Cohen Songs of Leonard Cohen Quick View

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    Songs of Leonard Cohen

    Meticulously Remastered


    Sourced From The Original Columbia Records Stereo Masters In Order To Preserve The Sound Of The Original Albums


    1967's Songs of Leonard Cohen is one of the decades most audacious debut albums, with producer John Simons artful arrangements animating such haunting Cohen standards as Suzanne, Sisters of Mercy and So Long, Marianne.


    By the time Leonard Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the eras most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohen's reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    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
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Songs Of Love And Hate Songs Of Love And Hate Quick View

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    Songs Of Love And Hate

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    Sourced From The Original Columbia Records Stereo Masters In Order To Preserve The Sound Of The Original Albums


    With 1971's Songs of Love and Hate, Cohen delivered one of his most emotionally intense sets, with such memorable numbers as Avalanche, Famous Blue Raincoat and Joan of Arc ranking with his greatest compositions.


    By the time Leonard Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the eras most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohen's reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    1. Avalanche
    2. Last Year's Man
    3. Dress Rehearsal Rag
    4. Diamonds in the Mine
    5. Love Calls You by Your Name
    6. Famous Blue Raincoat
    7. Sing Another Song, Boys
    8. Joan of Arc
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Popular Problems Popular Problems Quick View

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    Popular Problems

    In Popular Problems, his thrilling new studio album,
    Leonard Cohen gets down into the avenues of our dreams
    and sets a new tone and speed of hope and despair, grief
    and joy. Cohen here is an astonished lover rocking to the
    human condition as "the soul unfolds in the chambers of
    its longing." His legendary basso resonates as never before
    with a presence and urgency that arises from the very
    depths of the heart. The clarity and strength of these nine
    hypnotic songs will have us singing them over and over.


    In collaboration with co-writer Patrick Leonard, Popular Problems is a masterpiece
    from the ever-fresh imagination of a musical legend whose songs continue to captivate
    new listeners and devoted fans.


    Popular Problems is Cohen's 13th studio album.


    Popular Problems was produced by Patrick Leonard, mastered at Marcussen Mastering
    and was recorded and mixed by Jesse E. String with additional mixing by Bill Bottrell.

    1. Slow
    2. Almost Like The Blues
    3. Samson In New Orleans
    4. A Street
    5. Did I Ever Love You
    6. My Oh My
    7. Nevermind
    8. Born In Chains
    9. You Got Me Singing
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Famous Blue Raincoat (Awaiting Repress) Famous Blue Raincoat (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Famous Blue Raincoat (Awaiting Repress)

    Remastered By Bernie Grundman


    On Exclusive 33-RPM All-Analog Vinyl For The First Time In Over 30 Years


    Releasing in Late Summer 2015


    In 1987 Jennifer Warnes and Roscoe Beck created an enduring interpretation of some of Leonard Cohen's finest mid-period songs. The resulting album Famous Blue Raincoat has remained a touchstone of American pop. It's a recording as beautiful as the songs incisive, painstakingly created by some of the finest musicians and engineers ever assembled. It has rightfully remained immensely popular for afficianados of soundand
    song-craft.


    Impex Records has enjoyed a long and rich collaboration with Jennifer Warnes. Now we are proud to release,
    for the first time in over 30 years, an exclusive 33-rpm all-analog vinyl LP of her groundbreaking classic.


    Newly remastered by Bernie Grundman on his all-tube cutting system and personally supervised by Ms.
    Warnes, Famous Blue Raincoat is ready to be discovered by a new generation of vinyl enthusiasts seeking the
    purest musical alchemy, and vocal interpretation. Come see how far we'll go for beauty.

    1. First We Take Manhattan
    2. Bird On a Wire
    3. Famous Blue Raincoat
    4. Joan of Arc
    5. Ain't No Cure For Love
    6. Coming Back To You
    7. Song of Bernadette
    8. A Singer Must Die
    9. Came So Far For Beauty
    Jennifer Warnes
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  • Recent Songs Recent Songs Quick View

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    Recent Songs

    Recent Songs is the sixth studio album by Leonard Cohen, released in 1979. It was a return to Cohen's acoustic folk music after the Phil Spector experimentation of Death of a Ladies' Man, but now with many jazz and Oriental influences.


    The album includes Gypsy violin player Raffi Hakopian, and even a Mexican Mariachi band. Long-time Cohen collaborator Jennifer Warnes prominently appears in vocal tracks. Members of the band Passenger played on four of the songs and Garth Hudson of The Band also appeared on the album.
    Came So Far for Beauty seems to be an unaltered outtake from the unfinished 1975 album Songs for Rebecca , which also included early versions of The Traitor and The Smokey Life (then with music by John Lissauer).


    Ballad of the Absent Mare's metaphoric lyrics are based on the twelfth-century Ten Bulls (or Ten Ox-herding Pictures). The song is covered by several artists, notably Emmylou Harris on the album Cowgirl's Prayer (as Ballad of a Runaway Horse).


    This album comes with a lyric sheet.

    1. The Guests
    2. Humbled In Love
    3. The Window
    4. Came So Far For Beauty
    5. The Lost Canadian (Un Canadien Errant)
    6. The Traitor
    7. Our Lady Of Solitude
    8. The Gypsy's Wife
    9. The Smokey Life
    10. Ballad Of The Absent Mare
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Various Positions Various Positions Quick View

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    Various Positions

    Leonard Cohen is indubitably one of the most legendary and successful singer-songwriters from the '60s. However, his label at first refused to release 'Various Positions', his seventh studio album, saying Look, Leonard; we know you're great, but we don't know if you're any good.


    The success of the album proved them wrong, giving us one of his most beloved and arguably his most covered song 'Hallelujah', along other gems such as 'Heart With No Companion' and the Gainsbourg-esque 'Dance Me To The End Of Love'.


    This is a nice addition to the rest of Cohen's releases on Music On Vinyl.

    1. Dance Me To The End of Love
    2. Coming Back To You
    3. The Law
    4. Night Comes On
    5. Hallelujah
    6. The Captain
    7. Hunter's Lullaby
    8. Heart With No Companion
    9. If It Be Your Will
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Songs From A Room Songs From A Room Quick View

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    Songs From A Room

    Meticulously Remastered


    Sourced From The Original Columbia Records Stereo Masters In Order To Preserve The Sound Of The Original Albums


    Cohen's sophomore effort Songs from a Room (recorded with producer Bob Johnston, renowned for his work with Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, the Byrds and Simon and Garfunkel) was a worthy follow-up, boasting such enduring compositions as "Bird on the Wire," "Story of Isaac" and "A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes."


    By the time Leonard Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the era's most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohen's reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    1. Bird on the Wire
    2. Story of Isaac
    3. A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes

    4. The Partisan

    5. Seems So Long Ago, Nancy

    6. The Old Revolution

    7. The Butcher

    8. You Know Who I Am

    9. Lady Midnight

    10. Tonight Will Be Fine
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Live In London Live In London Quick View

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    Live In London

    4 Page Insert


    First Time On Vinyl


    After a sabbatical period resting in a Buddhist monastery, Leonard Cohen was prompted to tour again as in his absence his former manager embezzled his savings. If one expected Cohen not to amaze crowds regardless of the reason he was on stage, or his absence from the stage for almost 15 years, one couldn't be more wrong.


    Live In London (2009) contains some of the maestro's best work, 26 songs in all. Recorded at London's O2 Arena on July 17, 2008, Cohen mesmerized the audience of 20.000 with big, yet subtle renditions of classics like "Who by Fire", "Suzanne", "The Future" and "Democracy". Cohen sounds genuinely moved by the affectionate reception he receives from his audience, and he seems determined to give them a show to match their loyalty, and with his band (who he frequently lauds during the performance) he truly gives all.


    This is the first ever vinyl issue of Live In London!

    LP1
    1. Dance Me To The End Of Love
    2. The Future
    3. Ain't No Cure For Love
    4. Bird On The Wire
    5. Everybody Knows
    6. In My Secret Life

    7. Who By Fire
    8. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye


    LP2
    1. Anthem
    2. Introduction
    3. Tower Of Song
    4. Suzanne
    5. The Gypsy's Wife
    6. Boogie Street
    7. Hallelujah
    8. Democracy
    9. I'm Your Man


    LP3
    1. Recitation w/N.L.
    2. Take This Waltz
    3. So Long, Marianne
    4. First We Take Manhattan
    1. Sisters Of Mercy
    2. If It Be Your Will
    3. Closing Time
    4. I Tried To Leave You

    5. Whither Thou Goest

    Leonard Cohen
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  • Ten New Songs Ten New Songs Quick View

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    Ten New Songs

    Import

    Remastered


    During the 9 years prior to the release of ´Ten New Songs´ (2001) the legendary songwriter Leonard Cohen spent most of his time in a Zen monastery, obsessively rewriting and polishing the lyrics for this austere collection. ´Ten New Songs´ is arguably Sharon Robinson's record as much as Cohen's as she co-wrote all the songs, plays most of the instruments and accompanies Cohen's gloomy croak with her own crooning.


    This is the most subdued album Cohen's ever made. It's as if he no longer has time for anything in music or performance that could alter the meaning and force of his words. Various artists have covered Cohen's songs off this album; Eric Burdon and Katie Melua both covered 'My Secret Life' for their own albums, Jonathan Richman covered 'Here it is'.


    'Ten New Songs' was the first Cohen album to be recorded and produced digitally, now enjoyable again on 180 grams vinyl.

    1. In My Secret Life
    2. A Thousand Kisses Deep
    3. That Dont Make It Junk
    4. Here It Is
    5. Love Itself
    6. By The Rivers Dark
    7. Alexandra Leaving
    8. You Have Loved Enough
    9. Boogie Street
    10. The Land of Plenty
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Dear Heather Dear Heather Quick View

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    Dear Heather

    Leonard Cohen, the most elegant Canadian bard, whispers his way through his 2004 album 'Dear Heather' like a poet quietly musing over his life and loves. The mellow, hushed, and somewhat nocturnal character of the album commands attention through Cohen's deep baritone and Sharon Robinson's clear vocals. It's an intimate album that celebrates lost loves and friendships instead of mourning them, an introspective look on life from a ripe old age (Cohen turned 70 when the album was released). And Music On Vinyl is releasing this quietly powerful album for the first time on vinyl, so you can memorize the songs in time for his European tour later this year!
    1. Go No More A-Roving
    2. Because OF
    3. The Letters
    4. Undertow
    5. Morning Glory
    6. On That Day
    7. Villanelle For Our Time
    8. There For You
    9. Dear Heather
    10. Nightingale
    11. To A Teacher
    12. The Faith
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Songs From A Room Songs From A Room Quick View

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    Songs From A Room

    Cohens sophomore effort Songs from a Room (recorded with producer Bob Johnston, renowned for his work with Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, the Byrds and Simon and Garfunkel) was a worthy follow-up, boasting such enduring compositions as Bird on the Wire, Story of Isaac and A Bunch of Lonesome Heros.


    By the time Leonard Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the eras most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohens reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    1. Bird on the Wire
    2. Story of Isaac
    3. A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes
    4. The Partisan
    5. Seems So Long Ago, Nancy
    6. The Old Revolution
    7. The Butcher
    8. You Know Who I Am
    9. Lady Midnight
    10. Tonight Will Be Fine
    Leonard Cohen
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  • Field Commander Cohen Tour 1979 Field Commander Cohen Tour 1979 Quick View

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    Field Commander Cohen Tour 1979

    Available On Vinyl For The First Time


    Gatefold Sleeve


    Includes Insert With Song Lyrics


    In 1979, after the release of his album Recent Songs [MOVLP311], Cohen set out on an international concert tour accompanied by members of the Austin-based Jazz-Rock group Passenger; Field Commander Cohen was compiled in 2000 from recordings of the 1979 tour, and it presents an especially strong argument for Cohen's gifts as a musician.


    This is the first ever vinyl release of these live recordings at London's Hammersmith Odeon and Brighton's Dome Theatre. This may well be Cohen's best set of recorded performances as a singer, and having Jennifer Warnes and Sharon Robinson on hand as duet partners is especially rich icing on the cake. While the musicians take care to never intrude upon the songs, they play beautifully, with remarkable taste and skill; they bring out the nuances of these songs with a sure but gentle hand.

    LP1
    1. Field Commander Cohen
    2. The Window
    3. The Smokey Life
    4. The Gypsy's Wife
    5. Lover Lover Lover
    6. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye


    LP2
    1. The Stranger Song
    2. The Guests
    3. Memories
    4. Why Don't You Try
    5. Bird On The Wire
    6. So Long, Marianne

    Leonard Cohen
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  • Natural Born Killers Natural Born Killers Quick View

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    Natural Born Killers

    Most soundtracks simply feature the film's incidental music or songs that were heard in the background throughout the movie. Not Natural Born Killers. Assembled by Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), the soundtrack to Oliver Stone's brutally warped serial killer saga recreates the hallucinatory feeling of the film. Snatches of dialogue interweave with song fragments and sound effects, creating a harrowing, violent soundscape where Leonard Cohen occasionally offers a relief of sorts. In fact, Reznor managed to convey the insanity of the movie's lead characters much more effectively than Stone did with the film itself.

    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music)
    LP1
    1. Leonard Cohen - Waiting For The Miracle (Edit)
    2. L7 - Shitlist
    3. Dan Zanes - Moon Over Greene County (Edit)
    4. Patti Smith - Rock 'N' Roll Nigger (Flood Remix)
    5. Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane (Edit)
    6. Bob Dylan - You Belong To Me
    7. Duane Eddy - The Trembler (Edit)
    8. Nine Inch Nails - Burn
    9. No Artist - Route 666
    10. No Artist - Totally Hot
    11. Patsy Cline - Back In Baby's Arms
    12. Peter Gabriel And Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Taboo (Edit)
    13. Jane's Addiction - Sex Is Violent


    LP2
    1. A.O.S. - History (Repeats Itself) (Edit)
    2. Nine Inch Nails - Something I Can Never Have (Edited And Extended)
    3. Russel Means - I Will Take You Home
    4. Hollywood Persuaders, The - Drums A Go-Go (Edit)
    5. No Artist - Hungry Ants
    6. Dr. Dre - The Day The Niggaz Took Over
    7. No Artist - Born Bad
    8. Sergio Cervetti - Fall Of The Rebel Angels (Edit)
    9. Lard - Forkboy
    10. No Artist - Batonga In Batongaville
    11. Nine Inch Nails - A Warm Place
    12. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar
    13. Leonard Cohen - The Future (Edit)
    14. Tha Dogg Pound - What Would U Do?


    *Tracklist Subject To Change*

    Various Artists
    $47.99
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  • The Future The Future Quick View

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    The Future

    Import


    Popquiz: What do Leonard Cohen's The Future (1992) and nouveau-violence movie Natural Born Killers (Oliver Stone, 1994) have in common? Answer: the latter used no less than three tracks from Cohen's The Future in its soundtrack. Whereas the movie is pretty cynical and sinister, The Future is a record of perseverance, reformation and hope in the face of grim prospects. Its lyrics are pretty dark though, with references to actual events regarding social unrest in the U.S at the time. Following release of The Future, Cohen toured the Western world and found new success with younger audiences. This in-demand record deserves all 180 grams it's pressed on!

    1. The Future
    2. Waiting For The Miracle
    3. Be For Real
    4. Closing Time
    5. Anthem
    6. Democracy
    7. Light As The Breeze
    8. Always
    9. Tacoma Trailer
    Leonard Cohen
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  • New Skin For The Old Ceremony New Skin For The Old Ceremony Quick View

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    New Skin For The Old Ceremony

    When Cohen became known as a musician in his late 30s people were surprised that his music seemed to come out fully formed.


    Many were familiar with his work as an author and poet, but did not know that he had been a musician for most of his life.


    For Cohen, making music was another way to bring his poetry to the people. The dark thrall of his songs portray an artist that is ever able to trace the hidden contours of love, lust, sex, religion, politics and history.


    'New Skin For The Old Ceremony', his 4th studio album from 1974, is a distinct move towards richer arrangements and greater musicality, yet through simple song structures the attention is still drawn to the poetry of the lyrics.


    This first vinyl re-issue since its original release includes 'Who By Fire', a duet with Janis Ian, and a song about Cohen's relationship with Janis Joplin, 'Chelsey Hotel #2'.

    1. Is This What You Wanted

    2. Chelsea Hotel #2
    3. Lover Lover Lover
    4. Field Commander Cohen
    5. Why Don't You Try
    6. There Is a War
    7. A Singer Must Die
    8. I Tried to Leave You
    9. Who by Fire
    10. Take This Longing
    11. Leaving Greensleeves
    Leonard Cohen
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    Friends (Pure Pleasure)

    Friends is the accurate and revealing title for New York bluesman Eric Bibb's tenth album since 1997. The cuts here feature rootsy folk and blues collaborations with different 'friends' in differing small group settings. The set starts with a killer acoustic slide duet between Bibb and Guy Davis on the nugget 99 ½ Won't Do. The contrast between Davis' sweet and smoky delivery and Bibb's husky wail - akin to Blind Willie Johnson's in places - offers a double-sided dimension in interpretation for the listener, as well. Elsewhere, Charlie Musselwhite gives a killer snaky harmonica performance on Six O' Clock Blues. Taj Mahal makes two appearances; one in a duet on Goin' Down Slow, and one in a trio with Bibb and Malian guitarist Djelimady Tounkara on a medley of the traditional Kulanjan and Bibb's own Sebastian's Tune. Speaking of Mali, and Mahal, Bibb also covers the elder bluesman's classic Lovin' in My Baby's Eyes, with the great kora player Mamadou Diabate that rivals the original. There's also a gorgeous version of Guy and Susanna Clark's The Cape, with guitarist Martin Simpson, Bibb's moving For You with Ruthie Foster, and Tain't No Such Thing, a bright new folk song written and sung with legendary folksinger Odetta. Mohan Veena ace Harry Manx performs with Bibb on the high lonesome, droning blues of Needed Time, and with Kristina Olsen on her If I Stayed. The set closes with the tender Dance Me to the End of Love, (an original, not the Leonard Cohen tune) with the Lovin' Spoonful Jerry Yester playing piano. Given that most records of this type are mixed bags at best, with 'star-studded' collabs serving to muck up or water down rather than enhance performances, Friends is an anomaly. There is nothing that's obvious or overblown here, everything is subtly shaded, and the performers serve the songs and not themselves. The listener gets no sense of back-patting or self-congratulation, only the great pleasure of hearing this music in a revealing, emotionally honest way. Bravo.



    Musicians:



    • Eric Bibb (arranger, guitar, vocal)

    • Odetta (vocal)

    • Ruthie Foster (vocal)

    • Guy Davis (arranger, harpsichord, vocal, guitar)

    • Taj Mahal (guitar, vocal, banjo)

    • Charlie Musselwhite (harpsichord)

    • Mamadou Diabate (kora)

    • Martin Simpson (guitar)

    • Michael Jerome Browne (fiddle, vocal, guitar, mandolin)





    Format: 2LPs 33rpm / gatefold sleeve



    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. 99 1/2 Won't Do
    2. Six O'Clock Blues
    3. Goin' Down Slow
    4. Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes
    5. For You
    6. The Cape
    7. 'Tain't Such A Much
    8. Needed Time
    9. If I Stayed
    10. Connected
    11. Ribbons And Bows
    12. Just Look Up
    13. Cowgirl Queen
    14. Kulanjan/Sebastian's Tune
    15. Dance Me To The End Of Love
    Eric Bibb
    $49.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    New Skin For The Old Ceremony

    Meticulously Remastered


    Sourced From The Original Columbia Records Stereo Masters In Order To Preserve The Sound Of The Original Albums


    1974's New Skin for the Old Ceremony saw Leonard Cohen taking a turn away from the spare sound of his earlier releases, with such numbers as Chelsea Hotel #2, There Is a War and A Singer Must Die featuring expanded instrumental arrangements and some of the most expressive vocal performances of Cohen's career.


    By the time Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the eras most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohens reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.


    1. Is This What You Wanted
    2. Chelsea Hotel #2
    3. Lover Lover Lover
    4. Field Commander Cohen
    5. Why Don't You Try
    6. There Is a War
    7. A Singer Must Die
    8. I Tried to Leave You
    9. Who by Fire
    10. Take This Longing
    11. Leaving Greensleeves
    Leonard Cohen
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    Strangers


    Pressed On 150g Wax, The Vinyl Release Features A Color Insert With Lyrics


    "Dylan and Leonard Cohen are brought to mind, such is the depth of emotion wrought by Felice's careful approach." - BBC


    "The most unique person i know in the world, incredible charisma. He sees things in a way that nobody else sees them, which is why his music is beautiful." - Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons


    "There is a boldness to Simone's writing, the fierceness and fearlessness of complete honesty that pushes into places that simply take the breath away some of his songs are so perfectly formed they sound like they might have been around forever..." - The Telegraph


    Simone Felice is a founding member (lyricist, vocalist, drummer and guitarist) of internationally acclaimed Catskill Mountain-based
    artists The Felice Brothers and The Duke & The King. He has toured and worked with the likes of The Band's Levon Helm, Conor
    Oberst & Bright Eyes, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Rick Rubin, The Avett Brothers and
    Old Crow Medicine Show.


    His new full-length album, Strangers, is a ten song collection recorded in the Catskills with co-producer David Baron and includes
    guest artists The Felice Brothers, Leah Siegel and Wesley Schultz & Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers. Here is a body of work that
    truly captures Simone's rare gift as a poet, song-crafter and unique visionary

    1. Molly-O!
    2. If You Go To LA
    3. Running Through My Head
    4. Our Lady of the Gun
    5. Bye Bye Palenville
    6. Gettysburg
    7. The Best That Money Can Buy
    8. Heartland
    9. Bastille Day
    10. The Galows
    Simone Felice
    $16.99
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    Leonard Cohen: Live Songs

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    Sourced From The Original Columbia Records Stereo Masters In Order To Preserve The Sound Of The Original Albums


    Leonard Cohen's intimate, emotion-charged live performances yielded the 1973 release Live Songs, which mixes a handful of previously recorded favorites with several new songs, including Passing Thru, Tonight Will Be Fine and the harrowing, rarely-performed 13-minute epic Please Don't Pass Me By (A Disgrace).


    By the time Cohen began his recording career in 1967, the iconoclastic Canadian troubadour was already well established as a poet and author. He quickly emerged as one of the eras most original and influential singer-songwriters, building a large and legendary body of work that continues to inspire artists and listeners alike.


    Much of Cohen's reputation and mystique was established by his early work for Columbia Records, particularly the five albums he recorded between 1967 and 1974. Now, these five classic albums, unavailable on vinyl for two decades, have been lovingly restored to their original LP format.


    For their new Sundazed editions, all five albums have been meticulously remastered and have been sourced from the original Columbia Records stereo masters in order to preserve the sound of the original albums. In keeping with the exacting standards for which Sundazed has become known, each album will be pressed on high-definition vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    1. Minute Prologue
    2. Passing Thru
    3. You Know Who I Am
    4. Bird on the Wire
    5. Nancy
    6. Improvisation
    7. Story of Isaac
    8. Please Don't Pass Me By (A Disgrace)
    9. Tonight Will Be Fine
    10. Queen Victoria
    Leonard Cohen
    $28.99
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    Songs From The Road

    Brand New 2010 Release


    "When legend Cohen takes to the stage, it's no less than a cultural event of Biblical dimensions." Following the celebration of his 40th year as a Columbia artist in 2007 and coinciding with his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in March 2008, Cohen thrilled his fans by announcing his first tour dates in 15 years. One dozen of Leonard Cohen's most famous songs from those recent world tour performances - at auditorium halls, festivals, arenas, and stadiums - are now collected on Songs From The Road. Recorded in 5.1 surround sound Songs From The Road is not only a tribute to Cohen's consummate artistry as a concert performer, it is also a tribute to his enduring worldwide popularity at this time in his career. It is ultimately Cohen's ageless songs that draw faithful audiences - new fans and old - to his sold-out concerts.


    Songs From The Road represents every decade of his life as a recording artist, from the 1960s ("Suzanne" from his 1967 debut, Songs Of Leonard Cohen; "Bird on the Wire" and his interpretation of "The Partisan" both from his second album, 1969's Songs From a Room) - to the '00s ("That Don't Make it Junk" from 2001's Ten New Songs). And even though it shares some songs with the 2009 Live In London release, the recordings on this album are unique. Throughout the tour, Cohen "seemed to find at every stop the sisters of mercy whom he immortalized in one of his oldest and most tender songs.... And now, wherever this precious man wanders, the famous blue raincoat notwithstanding, people sing 'hallelujah!'"

    LP1


    1. Lover, Lover, Lover (Ramat Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel, september 24, 2009)

    2. Bird On the Wire (Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland, November 6, 2008)

    3. Chelsea Hotel (Royal Albert Hall, London, England, November 17, 2008) 


    4.Heart With No Companion (King Arena, Oberhausen, Germany, November 2, 2008)

    2. That Don't Make it Junk (O2 Arena, London, England, November 13, 2008)

    3. Waiting for the Miracle (HP Pavilion, San Jose, california, November 13, 2009)


    LP2


    1. Avalanche (Gothenburg Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 12, 2008)

    2. Suzanne (MENA Arena, Manchester, England, November 30, 2008)

    3. The Partisan (Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland, October 10, 2008)


    4. Famous Blue Raincoat (O2 Arena, London, England, November 13, 2008)

    5. Hallelujah (Coachella Music Festival, Indio, California, April 17, 2009)

    6. Closing Time (John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, May 24, 2009)

    Leonard Cohen
    $39.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    Down Fell The Doves

    Amanda Shires landed everywhere from NPR's Tiny Desk to the Grand Ole Opry to the cover of Texas Music as their Artist Of The Year in 2011. Now she's back with 'Down Fell The Doves' set for release via Lightning Rod Records. The album's 11 original songs feature Amanda's sharpest writing to date, brought to life by a voice that melts, a fiddle that sears, and guitars - played for the most part by her husband, Jason Isbell - that scrape and howl.


    Shires has blossomed into a truly original voice with 'Doves,' which was produced by Andy LeMaster (Bright Eyes, REM) and recorded at his Chase Park Transduction studio in Athens, GA. Bulletproof ponders invincibility with the help of a Siberian tiger claw. Wasted and Rollin' casts a deep, impressionistic fog. For Deep Dark Below Shires' attention shifts to the underworld, where the devil plays fiddle with a bow made of bones. Song for Leonard Cohen has a softer touch, imagining a drunken evening stroll with the master songwriter.


    Now based in Nashville, Shires began playing fiddle at age ten in Texas. By 15, she had joined the Texas Playboys, former backing band of western swing pioneer Bob Wills. More recently she has toured and recorded with Snider and Justin Townes Earle who says, With a voice that whispers Dolly and lyrics that scream Faulkner, this girl shines like a diamond.

    1. Look Like A Bird
    2. Devastate
    3. Bulletproof
    4. Box Cutters
    5. Deep Dark Below
    6. Wasted And Rollin'
    7. If I
    8. Stay
    9. Drop And Lift
    10. A Song For Leonard Cohen
    11. The Garden Song
    Amanda Shires
    $15.99
    Vinyl LP Buy Now
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