Columbia Legacy to Release Leonard Cohen "Complete Albums Collection"
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:34:52
Spanning 42 years of studio and concert albums released from 1967 to 2009, THE COMPLETE ALBUMS COLLECTION box set gathers together a lifetime of recordings from Leonard Cohen. Talk about an archive! Every album has been remastered from the original analogue master tapes. Cohen celebrates his 77th birthday on Sept. 21 and this set is certainly celebrates his life's work.
The set contains all 17 of Cohen's albums, each in a mini-LP replica CD jacket of the original release. Along with these, a lavish 36-page booklet will include all discographical annotations and recording information, as well as a brilliant 1,300-word essay by Pico Iyer. This limited edition box set is available now for pre-order here in advance of the Oct. 11 release date via Columbia Legacy.
From the 1960s to the '00s, the transcendent beauty of Leonard Cohen unfolds over the course of THE COMPLETE ALBUMS COLLECTION.
Individually, the 17 albums in the box set comprise:
• SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN (released December 1967)
• SONGS FROM A ROOM (April 1969)
• SONGS OF LOVE AND HATE (March 1971)
• LIVE SONGS (April 1973)
• NEW SKIN FOR THE OLD CEREMONY (August 1974)
• DEATH OF A LADIES' MAN (November 1977)
• RECENT SONGS (September 1979)
• VARIOUS POSITIONS (February 1985)
• I'M YOUR MAN(February 1988)
• THE FUTURE (November 1992
• COHEN LIVE – LEONARD COHEN IN CONCERT (June 1994)
• FIELD COMMANDER COHEN: TOUR OF 1979 (February 2001)
• TEN NEW SONGS (October 2001)
• DEAR HEATHER (October 2004)
• LIVE IN LONDON (March 2009)
• LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT 1970(October 2009)
• SONGS FROM THE ROAD (October 2009)
• What is your favorite Leonard Cohen album?