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You Want It Darker – Leonard Cohen

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Only two years after Leonard Cohen's last number one album "Popular Problems", a new work by the Canadian singer-songwriter followed in October 2016 with "You Want It Darker". It also reached the top of the charts several times.
Only a few days later came the shocking news: the Canadian singer-songwriter died on 7 November. He lived to be 82. "You Want It Darker" is the last album of the legend.
The name says it all, because Cohen continues the melancholic, gloomy mood and the deep sounds of his previous albums. With the minimalistic and hypnotizing title track "You Want It Darker" there had already been a first foretaste in September. The singer's sparse speech vocals are complemented by gospel songs of the Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue Choir from Montreal.
In total the singer recorded nine new songs for "You Want It Darker". Cohen's son Adam was responsible for the production.
Even at the age of 82, Leonard Cohen had not yet had enough of making music. "You Want It Darker" is the title of his last album, his last creative stroke of genius.


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Release details

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Label: Columbia
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Units: 1
Country: US
Released: 2016
Style: Folk Rock


A1 You Want It Darker
A2 Treaty
A3 On The Level
A4 Leaving The Table
A5 If I Didn'T Have Your Love
B6 Traveling Light
B7 It Seemed The Better Way
B8 Steer Your Way
B9 String Reprise / Treaty