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2017 reissue on 180g LP - 1975's compilation is the ideal introduction to Cohen. includes such masterpieces as "Suzanne," "So Long, Marianne" and "Bird on the Wire," as well as later efforts including "Chelsea Hotel" and "Famous Blue Raincoat."
Release date: 24-06-2017(Originally released in 1975)
2017 reissue on 180-gram audiophile vinyl -1975's compilation is the ideal introduction to Cohen.
With samples 12 of the many highlights from the singer's first four studio LPs. With a heavy emphasis on the debut Songs of Leonard Cohen and its follow-up Songs From a Room, the set includes such masterpieces as "Suzanne," "So Long, Marianne" and "Bird on the Wire," as well as later efforts including "Chelsea Hotel" and "Famous Blue Raincoat."
1975's compilation including Suzanne, Sisters Of Mercy & Famous Blue Raincoat, Bird On The Wire along with many other classics,The perfect anthology of this legend's career.
'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.
This album is the perfect anthology of this legend's career.
with 4-page insert.
A2. Sisters Of Mercy
A3. So Long, Marianne
A4. Bird On The Wire
A5. Lady Midnight
A6. The Partisan
B1. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye
B2. Famous Blue Raincoat
B3. Last Year's Man
B4. Chelsea Hotel #2
B5. Who By Fire
B6. Take This Longing
best of releases don’t always have the blessing of the band themselves. But Leonard Cohen held the ropes in 1972, when he was given full artistic control of the collection. It includes lyrics, a sleeve designed by the late songwriting great (featuring a selfie before selfies were cool, no less), and a seamless showcase of his first steps. You won’t find ‘Hallelujah’, but you will find ‘Suzanne’ and ‘So Long, Marianne’. It’s the ideal introduction to Cohen.
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Label: SONY legacy
Originally released: 1975
This release: 2018