5 Superb Photos By Paolo Brillo: 2009 Leonard Cohen Prague Concert

cohenPaolo Brillo contributes these photos from the August 29, 2009 Concert at the O2 Arena in Prague. I’m especially taken by the Full Joe Friday look of the shot of Leonard Cohen atop this post and the ultra-wholesome, some might even say “angelic” portrait of Charley Webb.





Note: Originally posted Aug 31, 2009 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Brilliant Photos: The 2013 Leonard Cohen Wellington Concert Through The Lens Of Maarten Massa – Gallery 2

well24Photos by Maarten Massa. More shots from this concert can be found at Leonard Cohen, Wellington NZ – December 17 2013: Gallery 1


Note: Originally posted Dec 20, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Sublime Submissions: The Webb Sisters Answer For Themselves


Webb Sisters (Charlie on left; Hattie on right) at Royal Albert Hall

The Webb Sisters Have A History Here

The Webb Sisters made their first 1HeckOfAGuy.com (1HeckOfAGuy.com was the predecessor of Cohencentric) appearance at the closing of the Pre-Sublime Era in 2008 in Changes In Leonard Cohen Tour Backup Musicians Create Problem, earning the following comment:

It has been said, perhaps apocryphally, that Leonard Cohen vowed not to use young, good-looking backups on this tour because it would make him appear the old letch.

Well, if the idea was to avoid hiring good-looking backups, it looks to me as though, to revert to business jargon, someone has screwed up big time.

Since that auspicious debut, Charley and Hattie Webb have shown up in Heck Of A Guy posts for a variety of reasons:


Leonard Cohen & Webb Sisters – If It Be Your Will
Hamilton: May 19, 2009

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Listen To 2011 Charley Webb’s BBC Interview On Touring With Leonard Cohen

Charley Webb: May 3, 2011 BBC 4 Woman’s Hour

To promote the Webb Sisters album, Savages, Charley Webb appeared on a overwhelmingly positive interview (e.g., the interviewer describes their work on “If It Be Thy Will” as “spine-tingling harmonies”) which focuses on their recruitment for and experiences with the Leonard Cohen World Tour. Recordings of two songs are played:

  1. If It Be Thy Will
  2. Baroque Thoughts

The interview and performances are found in Chapter 2 of the broadcast: Woman’s Hour With Jane Ganvey – May 3, 2011

Note: Originally posted May 4, 2011 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Hear Charley Webb’s 2013 Australian Radio Interview About Touring With Leonard Cohen

Charley Webb

Charley Webb

ABC Newcastle’s Carol Duncan spoke with Charley Webb about life on the road with Leonard Cohen, as well as the sisters’ work with , Sting, Jamie Cullum, Rufus Wainwright, Gotye and many others. Published Nov 19, 2013. Download the interview at Charley Webb Australian Radio Interview

Credit Due Department: Photo by Maarten Massa

Note: Originally posted November 19, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric