Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
London: June 21, 2013
Video uploaded by carolinetillyann
Originally posted June 23, 2013 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric
I could deliver a full report of a joyous, raucous night — of Leonard cracking himself up during the Parthenon of tobacco routine, of Sharon Robinson never having sounded more beautiful in Alexandra Leaving, of the evolving and deepening arrangements of the songs from Old Ideas, of superb, soaring solos from Neil Larsen and Mitch Watkins. But what best captured this beautiful evening was when, as we were standing, clapping, singing along during Closing Time, Louise said, “Turn around” — and when I did I saw 6,000 people, from the orchestra all the way up to the third balcony, on their feet — clapping, singing, dancing, smiling, loving. An indescribable moment in New York.
Mace Rosenstein via email
1:05 AM, April 7, 2013
Credit Due Department: Photo atop this post: Carlos Ignacio Cruz. Back and white photo of audience: Varya Pavlova-Lisokot. Photo of stage setlist: Mandy MacLeod. Final photo of Leonard Cohen: Jemal Countess. Others as credited. Originally posted April 7, 2013 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric
None of these items, one could argue, is important; that is, I would counter, why they are fun.
Leonard Cohen – Dance Me To The End Of Love
Lucca Soundcheck: July 9, 2013
Video by 30gallina72
Originally posted July 12, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric
Philip Hiscock., the photographer responsible for these shots, writes about the physical and sociological perspective from which these photos were taken:
I wasn’t placed really well for pictures, but it wasn’t too bad: on the main floor in Row X, so about 25 rows back. Or perhaps 30, after the “VIP” section. It was a well-behaved crowd so I wasn’t about to stand up a lot and take pictures.
So, there are no closeups. On the other hand, I think these images more than compensate by effectively providing a sense of the connection between Leonard Cohen and the audience as well as the excitement of that event.
Note: Originally posted Apr 25, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah (clips)
Hamilton: April 9, 2013
Video by Toronto Kirtan Community
Linda Sturgess spotted this video of clips from Leonard Cohen’s performance of Hallelujah at the April 9, 2013 Hamilton concert. Originally posted April 25, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric