By Leonard Cohen
Whilst his first album made him an not going superstar within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, Leonard Cohen used to be hailed because the new poet of track. His melodies have been hauntingly melodic yet his lyrics have been like nobody else's - poignant, romantic, mystical and darkly comedian. Already a poet and a novelist, Cohen had discovered one other calling in song..."The Songs of Leonard Cohen", "Songs from a Room" and "Songs of affection and Hate" have been the titles of his first 3 albums. 8 extra may stick with over the following forty years. during this collector's variation, are available the lyrics to over a hundred of these vintage songs, lots of them now recorded by way of new generations of singers that come with U2, Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright and Teddy Thompson. This distinct assortment demonstrates why.