Leonard Cohen’s You Want It Darker On Long List For Polaris Canada’s Album Of The Year

From this list of 40, the same jurors are then asked to pick their top 5, which will comprise the 10 albums on the short list. That will be announced at Toronto’s Carlu on July 13 and the winner of Canada’s best album of the year, at the end of the Polaris Gala on Sept. 18, as decided by an 11-member grand jury behind closed doors.

From Drake, The Weeknd, Carly Rae Jepsen and Leonard Cohen Make Polaris Music Prize Long List by Karen Bliss (Billboard: 13 June 2017). See complete list of 40 artists & albums at link.

Video: Anjani Sings “Crazy To Love You” – 2012 Leonard Cohen-Glenn Gould Prize Gala

Neil Larsen Accompanies Anjani Thomas – Leonard Cohen Tribute

By all accounts, this rendition of “Crazy To Love You” (from the Anjani Thomas-Leonard Cohen Blue Alert album) by Anjani with Neil Larsen on the keyboards, was a high point of the May 14, 2012 Glenn Gould Prize Leonard Cohen tribute concert held in Massey Hall, Toronto.

Note: Originally posted May 17, 2012 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Video & Annotated Transcript: 2011 Leonard Cohen Prince of Asturias Awards Speech

video-title-screenLeonard Cohen’s Prince Of Asturias Awards Speech, given October 21, 2011 at Oviedo, Spain, is a remarkable performance that is entertaining, enriching, and enlightening – a must-see for those even modestly interested in the Canadian singer-songwriter.

The video and an annotated transcript of the presentation is now online at Leonard Cohen: The Prince Of Asturias Awards Speech With Annotations & Commentary,

 

Note: Originally posted Oct 25, 2011 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Video: Leonard Cohen’s Son Adam & Grandson Cassius Accept His 2017 Juno Album Of The Year Award

 

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