Annotation

All songs recorded live at performances of Hal Willner's Came So Far for Beauty: An Evening of Leonard Cohen Songs at The Brighton Dome as part of The Brighton Festival 2004 and The Sydney Opera House as part of The Sydney Festival 2005, except "Tower of Song" featuring Leonard Cohen and U2.

Catalog #: B000716902
Label: Verve Forecast

Annotation last modified on 2009-01-19 17:35 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tower of Song
Martha Wainwright 3:46
2 Tonight Will Be Fine
Teddy Thompson 3:36
3 I'm Your Man
Nick Cave 4:31
4 Winter Lady
Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Martha Wainwright 3:21
5 Sisters of Mercy
Beth Orton 4:42
6 Chelsea Hotel No. 2
Rufus Wainwright 3:47
7 If It Be Your Will
Antony 5:56
8 I Can't Forget
Jarvis Cocker 3:43
9 Famous Blue Raincoat
The Handsome Family 5:08
10 Bird on a Wire
Perla Batalla 6:35
11 Everybody Knows
Rufus Wainwright 4:31
12 The Traitor
Martha Wainwright 4:46
13 Suzanne
Nick Cave, Julie Christensen & Perla Batalla 4:45
14 The Future
Teddy Thompson 6:52
15 Anthem
Perla Batalla & Julie Christensen 6:14
16 Tower of Song
Leonard Cohen & U2 5:44

Credits

CD 1

additional recording engineer:
Ed Sanders (Producer/Engineering) (track 16)
arranger:
Perla Batalla (track 10)
Steven Bernstein (tracks 2–5, 7–8, 11–12, 14)
Rob Burger (tracks 6, 9, 13)
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (track 15)
Martha Wainwright (track 1)
composer:
Leonard Cohen (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5–7, 7–16)
Sharon Robinson (singer songwriter) (track 11)
executive producer:
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 16)
Lian Lunson (Australian actress and documentary filmmaker) (track 16)
guest background vocals:
Anjani Thomas (track 16)
lyricist:
Leonard Cohen (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5–7, 7–12, 14–16)
Sharon Robinson (singer songwriter) (track 11)
Leonard Cohen (1966) (track 13)
mixer:
Robbie Adams (track 16)
recording engineer:
Robbie Adams (track 16)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (tracks 3, 3, 5, 5–6, 9–11, 13–14)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 7–8, 12, 15–16)
cover recording of:
If It Be Your Will (track 7)
I’m Your Man (track 3)
Sisters of Mercy (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Berömd Blå Kappa (track 9)
later translated versions:
Alle ved besked (track 11)
Dama errante (track 4)
Demain sera bien (track 2)
Famous Blue Raincoat (Italian translation) (track 9)
Fugl på en snor (track 10)
Ik ben je man (tracks 3, 3)
Je eeuwige regenjas (Dutch translation of Famous Blue Raincoat) (track 9)
Jeg er din mand (tracks 3, 3)
Kärlekens systrar (tracks 5, 5)
Må din vilja ske (tracks 7, 7)
Sisters of Mercy (tracks 5, 5)
Susan (Danish lyrics) (track 13)
Suzanne (french lyrics) (track 13)
Suzanne (Dutch lyrics) (track 13)
Suzanne (italian lyrics) (track 13)
Suzanne (Finnish lyrics) (track 13)
Słynny niebieski prochowiec (Polish translation of Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen) (track 9)
Vagabonde (track 4)
later versions:
Vivre tout seul (track 10)
live cover recording of:
Anthem (track 15)
Bird on the Wire (track 10)
Chelsea Hotel #2 (track 6)
Everybody Knows (track 11)
I Can't Forget (track 8)
If It Be Your Will (track 7)
I’m Your Man (track 3)
Sisters of Mercy (track 5)
Suzanne (English orig. song by Leonard Cohen) (track 13)
The Future (track 14)
The Traitor (track 12)
Tower of Song (track 1)
Winter Lady (track 4)
recording of:
Tower of Song (track 16)