Videos Of Interest: Dec 18, 2012 Leonard Cohen Madison Square Garden Concert

Note: The best available video of each of the songs performed during the 2012 Leonard Cohen Old Ideas World Tour can be found at the Best Of 2012 Leonard Cohen Tour Video Setlist.

In addition, David D. Fowler has amassed  a video Cohenfest to mark  the conclusion of the 2012 Leonard Cohen Tour. This extensive selection of performance videos can be found at MuseMash.

Leonard Cohen – Closing Time & Final Comments
Video is complete, very clear, and steady. View is occasionally obstructed by “the friendly giant with the fedora in front of me [the videographer].” Audio  is very good. (6:09)
Video: WorldStreams·

 

Leonard Cohen – Anthem
Video is complete, including introductions of band members and thank-yous to staff. Video is mostly clear and steady with sporadic exceptions. Audio  is good. (10:00)
Video: popas7

 

Leonard Cohen – Take This Waltz
A highlight is Hattie Webb’s solo beginning at 3:36. Video begins shortly after start of song.  Telescreen views are the source of much of the video. Audio is good. Impressive view of the audience at the end.  (8:09)
Video: popas7

 

Leonard Cohen – Darkness
Video is complete and mostly clear and steady with sporadic exceptions. Audio  is good. (5:20)
Video: popas7

Credit Due Department: The photo atop this post was taken by and is posted with the permission of James Finch. Please do not repost photos or use photos for commercial purposes without the specific permission of the photographer. This photo is part of a set of shots taken at the Dec 18, 2012 Leonard Cohen Madison Square Garden concert, all of which can be accessed at Leonard Cohen 2012 12 18 Madison Square Garden.

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