The Best Of The 2008-2010 Leonard Cohen World Tour
It’s been 18 months since Leonard Cohen last performed in concert, and it’s a bit less than two months until the 2012 Leonard Cohen Old Ideas World Tour begins – the perfect time to feast on the best of the 2008-2010 Leonard Cohen World Tour.
Piazza San Marco
Leonard Cohen’s performance in Venice, which was, by all accounts, especially commanding and energetic, took place in the fittingly impressive environs of Piazza San Marco. The outstanding photo of the venue atop this post was taken by Eija Arjatsalo,
Leonard Cohen – Darkness
Venice Soundcheck: August 3, 2009
Darkness, one of the new songs introduced during the 2008-2010 Leonard Cohen World Tour was first performed in concert in Nashville on Nov 5, 2009. It was, however, recorded during the soundcheck before the August 3, 2009 Venice concert by Maarten Massa. As the song ends, the nearby cathedral bells are heard chiming.