I was born in chains but I was taken out of Egypt
I was bound to a burden, but the burden it was raised
Lord I can no longer keep this secret
Blessed is the name, the name be praised
Born In Chains – The 2010 Las Vegas Rendition
“Born In Chains” was first performed in concert by Leonard Cohen at the July 27, 2010 Salzburg, Austria show and immediately captured a wide following among Cohen fans. It underwent many changes in its lyrics and its arrangement through the final months of the Tour.
The version performed on Dec 11, 2010 in Las Vegas is notable for the prominent roles played by Sharon Robinson and the Webb Sisters.
Leonard Cohen – Born In Chains
Las Vegas – Dec 11, 2010
Video from albertnoonan
Credit Due Department: The photo of Leonard Cohen waving his hat to the audience is from Notes From The Road. The photo of Sharon Robinson and Leonard Cohen is a screen capture from the featured video. Originally posted Aug 2, 2012 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric