Nadler Shrouds Famous Blue Raincoat In Velvet
A video release from Marissa Nadler’s 2007 Songs III: Bird On the Water features her cover of Leonard Cohen’s Famous Blue Raincoat. Her rendition of this classic track from Cohen’s 1971 album, Songs of Love and Hate,1 is …
We interrupt this sentence to bring you the Single-Question, Oversimplified Yet Nonetheless Spot On Marissa Nadler Performance Characterization Quiz:
Question #1. Which single word is most often used to describe a Marissa Nadler performance?
That’s right, Marissa Nadler’s rendition of Famous Blue Raincoat (and almost everything else in her repertoire) is …
Why Do I Like This Video?
- Judy Collins also included Famous Blue Raincoat on her 1971 album, Living, which was a collection of performances from her 1970 concert tour. [↩]
- The judges would also accept wistful, ephemeral, and ethereal, but only because the judges are in a benevolent mood; haunting is clearly the correct and preferred response. [↩]