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Leonard Cohen

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Categories
PopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Rock & Pop
  3. Folk Rock
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Title
The Future
Country
USA
Notes

Personnel: Leonard Cohen (vocals); Dean Parks (guitar, mandolin); Bob Metzger (guitar, bass); Paul Jackson Jr., Dennis Herring (guitar); Bob Furgo (violin); Brandon Fields, Lon Price (tenor saxophone); Greg Smith (baritone saxophone); Lee R. Thronburg (trumpet, trombone); Steve Lindsey (piano, organ, Mellotron, keyboards); Jim Cox, Greg Phillinganes (piano); Randy Kerber (keyboards, synthesizer); Jeff Fisher (keyboards); Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar (bass); James Gadson, Ed Greene, Steve Meador, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums); Lenny Castro (percussion); Bill Ginn, Steve Croes (programming); Anjani Thomas, Tony Warren, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo, LA Mass Choir, Peggy Blue, Edna Wright, Jean Johnson, Jacquelyn Gouche-Farris, David Morgan (background vocals).
Producers include: Leonard Cohen, Steve Lindsey, Bill Ginn, Leanne Ungar, Rebecca De Mornay.
Leonard Cohen's 1992 release, THE FUTURE, is both a cynical attack on civilization and a spiritual edification, with the gruff-voiced theme "I've seen the future...it's murder." From the sinister whisper of the opening title track, the mood moves to the redemptive optimism of "Light As A Breeze," and the sardonic political march, "Democracy." There's a highly unlikely cover of Irving Berlin's "Always"; peculiar for an artist known more for his lyrical poetry than for his interpretive skills. But Leonard Cohen's voice translates uniquely to interpreting pop standards, and he gives the song a highly original bluesy read. Another unlikely cut is the closing instrumental, "Tacoma Trailer," featuring fine Synclavier work by Bill Ginn.
THE FUTURE is brimming with the tormented poetry for which Cohen is so well-known. His foghorn voice is close to a murmur on many songs, and he sets the mood (dark and foreboding), as he often does, through the able assistance of his omni-present female back-up singers. With the superb lyrics of songs like "Waiting For The Miracle" and "Closing Time," Leonard Cohen remains rock's preeminent poet.

BarCode
886972369822
Country of Origin
USA
Barcode
0886972369822
Label
Columbia (USA)
Studio / Live
Studio
Performer
Leonard Cohen
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Future, The
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Waiting For the Miracle
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Be For Real
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Closing Time
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Anthem
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Democracy
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Light as the Breeze
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Always
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Tacoma Trailer
Artists
  1. Leonard Cohen
Distributor
Sony Music Distribution (
Previews

Rolling Stone (1/7/93, p.45) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...THE FUTURE is epic...[and] might as easily have been a book: A more troubling, more vexing image of human failure has not been written..."
Spin (1/93, p.62) - Highly Recommended - "...Cohen's basically an old folkie-poet-novelist, and regardless of his musical inclinations, the words are paramount....A lustrous album..."
Entertainment Weekly (12/18/92, p.58) - "...Hope springs eternal on THE FUTURE, flourishing in majestic melodies....Cohen's vision isn't depressing; it's just unflinching..." - Rating: A
Q (1/93, p.79) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...It's as worthy a successor [to I'M YOUR MAN] as could be hoped for, and compared to his contemporaries' recent efforts, blooming genius..."
Village Voice (3/2/93, p.5) - Ranked #27 in the Village Voice's list of the 40 Best Albums Of 1992.
NME (Magazine) (11/28/93, p.31) - 6 - Good - "...Leonard Cohen admirers will, no doubt, adore this with a passion..."

Duration
59m 42s
Video Disabled
0
Engineer
Leanne Ungar

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