DVD/CD: “Leonard Cohen: Songs From the Road”

September 21st, 2010, 12:01 pm by Greg

Leonard Cohen: Songs From The Road(Columbia/Legacy, 2010):

Today marks the 76th birthday of Canadian poet, novelist and songman Leonard Cohen.

His newest album – a DVD/CD package – was released last week, and its a sheer delight, featuring a dozen live performances from his 2008-2009 world tour.

There are songs both old and new – including such classics as “Suzanne,” “Bird on the Wire” and a rendition of “Hallelujah” filmed at the Coachella Music Festival that manages to reclaim the overdone gem from the hands of desperate “American Idol” contestants.

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