Leonard Cohen - The Future CD £2.99 + Free Delivery/Quidco @ HMV (or as part of a 3 CD Boxset with Death of a Ladies Man/Recent Songs £6.99) / Greatest Hits £3.99 - HotUKDeals
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Leonard Cohen - The Future CD £2.99 + Free Delivery/Quidco @ HMV (or as part of a 3 CD Boxset with Death of a Ladies Man/Recent Songs £6.99) / Greatest Hits £3.99

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Leonard Cohen's 1992 release, THE FUTURE, is both a cynical attack on civilisation and a spiritual edification, with the gruff-voiced theme "I've seen the future...it's murder". From the sinister whis… Read More
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Leonard Cohen's 1992 release, THE FUTURE, is both a cynical attack on civilisation and a spiritual edification, with the gruff-voiced theme "I've seen the future...it's murder". From the sinister whisper of the opening title track, the mood moves to the redemptive optimism of "Light As A Breeze", and the sardonic political march, "Democracy". There's a highly unlikely cover of Irving Berlin's "Always"; peculiar for an artist known more for his lyrical poetry than for his interpretive skills. But Leonard Cohen's voice translates uniquely to interpreting pop standards, and he gives the song a highly original bluesy read. Another unlikely cut is the closing instrumental, "Tacoma Trailer", featuring fine Synclavier work by Bill Ginn.
THE FUTURE is brimming with the tormented poetry for which Cohen is so well-known. His foghorn voice is close to a murmur on many songs, and he sets the mood (dark and foreboding), as he often does, through the able assistance of his omni-present female back-up singers. With the superb lyrics of songs like "Waiting For The Miracle" and "Closing Time", Leonard Cohen remains rock's preeminent poet.

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Future
Waiting for the miracle
Be for real
Closing time
Anthem
Democracy
Light as the breeze
Always
Tacoma trailer
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Death of a Ladies Man/Recent Songs/The Future 3 CD Set £6.99 + Free Delivery @ DVD Sourcehttp://www.dvdsource.co.uk/product?partno=13490936&type=1&partner=108257
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Disc 1

True Love Leaves No Traces
Iodine
Paper Thin Hotel
Memories
I Left A Woman Waiting
Don't Go Home With Your Hard-On
Fingerprints
Death Of A Ladies' Man
Disc 2

The Guests
Humbled In Love
The Window
Came So Far For Beauty
The Lost Canadian (Un Canadien Errant)
The Traitor
Our Lady Of Solitude
The Gypsy's Wife
The Smokey Life
Ballad Of The Absent Mare
Disc 3

The Future
Waiting For The Miracle
Be For Real
Closing Time
Anthem
Democracy
Light As The Breeze
Always
Tacoma Trailer

Greatest Hits £3.99http://hmv.com/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?ctx=280;-1;-1;-1;-1&sku=98229
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1. Suzanne
2. Sisters Of Mercy
3. So Long Marianne
4. Bird On The Wire
5. Lady Midnight
6. Partisan
7. Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye
8. Famous Blue Raincoat
9. Last Year's Man
10. Chelsea Hotel No 2
11. Who By Fire
12. Take This Longing

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