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Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker flac album Performer: Leonard Cohen
Title: You Want It Darker
Released: 2016
Country: US
MP3 album: 1321 mb
FLAC album: 1455 mb
Rating: 4.5
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Genre: Folk / World music

Listen to the official audio for "You Want It Darker" by Leonard Cohen. There's a lover in the story But the story's still the same There's a lullaby for suffering And a paradox to blame But it's written in the scriptures And it's not some idle claim You want it darker We kill the flame. They're lining up the prisoners And the guards are taking aim I struggled with some demons They were middle-class and tame I didn't know I had permission To murder and to maim You want it darker. Hineni, hineni I'm ready, my Lord.

You Want It Darker is the fourteenth and final studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, released on October 21, 2016, by Columbia Records, nineteen days before Cohen's death. The album was created towards the end of his life and focuses on death, God, and humor. It was released to critical acclaim. The title track was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance in January 2018.

You Want It Darker" is a single by Canadian poet and musician Leonard Cohen, released on September 21, 2016. It is the title track from Cohen's album You Want It Darker. The song earned the artist a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance and features the vocals of Cantor Gideon Zelermeyer and Congregation Shaar Hashomayim.

Words by Leonard Cohen, music by Patrick Leonard. If you are the dealer Iam out of the game If you are the healer I'm broken and lame If thine is the glory Then mine must be the shame You want it darker We kill the flame. The album was produced by Adam Cohen and mixed by Michael "Don Miguel" Chaves. Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Marcussen Mastering, Los Angeles Management: Kory & Rice, LLP, Robert Kory and Michelle Rice Executive Assistant: Kezban Özcan Album cover designed by Sammy Slabbinck Collage & Illustrations. Two of the tracks feature a collaboration between the Cantor of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim and the Shaar Synagogue Choir conducted by Roi Azoulay.

Leonard Cohen can't slow down. The 82-year-old songwriting legend with the signature low, rumbling voice will release his 14th studio album in the fall on Sony Music, You Want it Darker. Produced by the 82-year-old singer's son, Adam Cohen, Sony said in a statement that, "as Leonard’s record company for over five decades, Sony Music is proud to be associated with this remarkable achievement. This great artist continues to astonish us. Uncompromising and urgent, YOU WANT IT DARKER is the latest chapter in Leonard’s significant contribution to contemporary music and thought.

Leonard Cohen's 14th studio album feels like a pristine, piously crafted last testament, the informed conclusion of a lifetime of inquiry. But even as he demurs, it’s hard not to play his 14th studio album, You Want It Darker, and hear a pristine, piously crafted last testament-a courtly act of finality that extends to the title. Notice it’s not a question; it’s a prescription. Cohen has always kicked up his heels in the ambiguities of love and prayers to the carnal, getting off on enlightenment.

But equally, you can see why Cohen is keen to deflect the interpretation that You Want It Darker is intended as some kind of musical last will and testament. It arrives packed with songs you could interpret as reflective farewells – from Leaving the Table to Steer Your Way – and with references to mortality and faith. The first sound you hear is a choir from the Montreal synagogue in which Cohen’s family worshipped, and the last is Cohen apparently addressing Jesus with a certain irrevocability: It’s over now, the water and the win. wish there was a treaty between your love and mine

Release Date: October 21, 2016.

Album You Want It Darker (2016). Labels Columbia, Sony Music. Mastered By. Stephen Marcussen.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 You Want It Darker
Arranged By [Choral Arrangement] – Adam Cohen, Conor O'neil, Roï AzoulayChoir – Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue ChoirConductor – Roï AzoulayDrums – Rob HumphreysEngineer – Bill Bottrell, Howard Bilerman, Michael ChavesKeyboards – Michael ChavesKeyboards [Keyboard Bass], Organ [B3 Organ] – Patrick LeonardMixed By – Michael ChavesMusic By – Patrick LeonardOrgan [B3 Organ] – Neil LarsenProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenSoloist – Cantor Gideon Y. ZelermyerWords By – Leonard Cohen
4:44
2 Treaty
Bass – Sean HurleyEngineer – Florian Ammon, Michael ChavesMixed By – Michael ChavesPiano, Keyboards – Patrick LeonardProducer [Produced By] – Patrick LeonardWords By, Music By – Leonard Cohen
4:02
3 On The Level
Backing Vocals – Dana GloverBass, Piano, Organ – Patrick LeonardDrums – Brian MacleodElectric Guitar – Bill BottrellEngineer – Bill Bottrell, Florian Ammon, Michael ChavesMixed By – Michael ChavesMusic By – Sharon RobinsonProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenWords By – Leonard Cohen
3:28
4 Leaving The Table
Bass – Michael ChavesDrums – Rob HumphreysElectric Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar – Bill BottrellEngineer – Bill Bottrell, Michael Chaves, Zac RaeGuitar [Nylon String Guitar] – Adam CohenGuitar, Mellotron, Celesta, Keyboards, Piano – Zac RaeMixed By – Michael ChavesProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenWords By, Music By – Leonard Cohen
3:47
5 If I Didn't Have Your Love
Drum Programming, Keyboards [Keys Bass], Organ [B3 Organ], Piano – Patrick LeonardElectric Guitar – Bill BottrellEngineer – Bill Bottrell, Florian Ammon, Michael ChavesMixed By – Michael Chaves, Patrick LeonardOrgan [B3 Organ] – Neil LarsenProducer [Produced By] – Patrick LeonardWords By – Leonard Cohen
3:36
6 Traveling Light
Backing Vocals – Athena AndreadisBouzouki – Tom HembyCello [Cello Bass] – Mai BloomfieldDrum Programming – Michael ChavesDrum Programming, Keyboards – Patrick LeonardEngineer – Bruce Gaitsch, Michael Chaves, Zac RaeMixed By – Adam Cohen, Michael ChavesMusic By – Patrick LeonardPerformer [Octophone], Mandolin, Guitar [Nylon String guitar], Electric Piano [Wurlitzer], Mellotron, Tom Tom [Floor Tom] – Zac RaeProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenViolin – David DavidsonWords By – Leonard Cohen
4:22
7 It Seemed The Better Way
Arranged By [Choral Arrangement] – Adam Cohen, Conor O'neil, Jake Smith, Roï AzoulayBass – Michael ChavesChoir – Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue ChoirConductor – Roï AzoulayEngineer – Bruce Gaitsch, Howard Bilerman, Michael ChavesKeyboards, Organ [B3 Organ], Percussion – Patrick LeonardMixed By – Michael ChavesMusic By – Patrick LeonardProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenSoloist – Cantor Gideon Y. ZelermyerViolin – David DavidsonWords By – Leonard Cohen
4:22
8 Steer Your Way
Backing Vocals – Alison Kraus*, Dana GloverBass – Michael ChavesDrums – Rob HumphreysEngineer – Bruce Gaitsch, Florian Ammon, Michael ChavesGuitar [Nylon String Guitar] – Adam CohenGuitar [Steel String Guitar] – Bruce GaitschMixed By – Michael ChavesPercussion – Patrick LeonardProducer [Produced By] – Adam CohenViolin – David DavidsonWords By, Music By – Leonard Cohen
4:23
9 String Reprise / Treaty
Cello – Yoshika MasudaComposed By [Strings Composed By], Conductor [Strings Conducted By] – Patrick LeonardEngineer – Florian Ammon, Michael ChavesMixed By – Michael ChavesProducer [Produced By] – Patrick LeonardViola – Michelle HasslerViolin [Violin 1] – Luanne HomzyViolin [Violin 2] – Etienne GaraWords By, Music By – Leonard Cohen
3:27

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – Old Ideas, LLC
  • Distributed By – Columbia Records
  • Distributed By – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Distributed By – Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Old Ideas, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Two Word Music
  • Copyright (c) – Like A Man Music, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Sharon Robinson Songs
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
  • Mastered At – Marcussen Mastering

Credits

  • Design [Album And Booklet Design] – Sammy Slabbinck
  • Illustration [Hummingbird Image] – Dianne V. Lawrence*
  • Management – Kory & Rice, LLP, Michelle Rice, Robert Kory
  • Management [Executive Assistant] – Kezban Özcan
  • Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
  • Mixed By – Michael "Don Miguel" Chaves*
  • Photography By [Cover Photo] – Adam Cohen
  • Producer [Produced By] – Adam Cohen

Notes

Treaty, Leaving The Table, Steer Your Way, String Reprise / Treaty copyright 2016 Old Ideas, LLC (SOCAN)
You Want It Darker, If I Didn’t Have Your Love, It Seemed The Better Way, copyright 2016 Old Ideas, LLC and Two Word Music (BMI)
Traveling Light copyright 2016 Old Ideas, LLC, Two Word Music, and Like A Man Music, LLC (ASCAP)
On The Level, copyright 2016 Old Ideas, LLC and Sharon Robinson Songs (ASCAP)
All rights administered by Sony / ATV Music Publishing LLC

On back cover artwork:
℗ 2016 Sony Music Entertainment
All text, images and photographs © 2016 by Old Ideas, LLC
Distributed by Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

On CD artwork:
℗ & © 2016 Sony Music Entertainment
All text, images and photographs © 2016 by Old Ideas, LLC.
Distributed by / Distribue par Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 889853650729
  • Barcode (Printed): 8 89853 65072 9
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DIDX-1082494 1
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 50BC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DIDX-1082494 1 A02
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 50BS
  • Rights Society: SOCAN
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
88985365071 Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker ‎(LP, Album) Columbia 88985365071 US 2016
88985365072 Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker ‎(CD, Album) Columbia, Sony Music 88985365072 Argentina 2017
none Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker ‎(9xFile, FLAC, Album, 24b) Columbia none 2016
88985365072 Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) Columbia , Sony Music 88985365072 Russia 2016
88985365071 Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Whi) Columbia 88985365071 US 2016


Comments: (3)
Bine
This is the most haunting beautiful album have ever heard. Only had of him "Essential 2CD" and "Songs by.."; sad to know was his last album.
Bladebringer
R.I.P. Leonard Cohen. You will be missed. Thanks for all the songs.
Ndyardin
I'm told the vinyl issue is out on 25th November in the UK