Lensed and recorded at Dublin’s 02 Arena on September 12, 2013
11-song first set, a 10-song second set and an 8-song encore – DVD features bonus live tracks recorded in Canada in 2013
Official Press Release1 follows:
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings Set to Release Leonard Cohen – Live In Dublin, the Artist’s First High Definition Full Concert Recording, on Tuesday, December 2
Recorded at Dublin’s O2 Arena in September 2013, Evening’s Length Leonard Cohen Concert Available in 3CD/DVD, 3CD/Blu-ray and Digital Configurations
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Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Leonard Cohen – Live In Dublin, an extraordinary full-length concert recording and film, on Tuesday, December 2.
The first (and only) release of a complete Leonard Cohen concert to be shot in high definition, Live In Dublin will be available in 3CD/DVD, 3CD/Blu-ray and digital configurations.
Lensed and recorded at Dublin’s 02 Arena on September 12, 2013, Leonard Cohen – Live In Dublin documents a peak performance from the musician’s monumental sold-out 2012-2013 world tour, introducing Cohen’s then-latest release (2012’s Old Ideas) within a major canonical on-stage retrospective.
This state-of-the-art audio-visual HD presentation of a full-length concert from the Old Ideas World Tour delivers this artist’s repertoire (backed by a band recognized by critics as his best ever) with the intimacy, intensity and poetic beauty that have become hallmarks of a Leonard Cohen concert. Live In Dublin recreates the deep emotional connection that audiences felt so powerfully and critics praised universally with five-star reviews during Cohen’s most recent tour.
Live In Dublin is the singer-songwriter-novelist-performer’s second new release this year. On September 23, 2014, two days after Cohen’s 80th birthday, Columbia Records released Popular Problems, the Canadian bard’s 13th studio album of new material since his 1967 debut, Songs of Leonard Cohen. An international success, Popular Problems reached #1 on the iTunes chart in 31 countries and entered the Billboard 200 at #15 while debuting at #1 on the Austrian, Canadian, Dutch, New Zealand and Swiss album charts; the new album also debuted Top 5 in Belgium (#2), Finland (#2), Germany (#4), Italy (#5) and Sweden (#5)
An immersive viewing experience, Leonard Cohen – Live In Dublin’s three hours of music and magic includes an 11-song first set, a 10-song second set and an 8-song encore. The DVD features bonus live tracks recorded in Canada in 2013.
Leonard Cohen – Live In Dublin
Dance Me to the End of Love
Bird on the Wire
Who By Fire
The Gypsy’s Wife
Lover Lover Lover
Tower of Song
Chelsea Hotel #2
Waiting for the Miracle
In My Secret Life
Alexandra Leaving (Sharon Robinson)
I’m Your Man
Recitation w/ N.L.
Take this Waltz
So Long, Marianne
First We Take Manhattan
Famous Blue Raincoat
If It Be Your Will (Webb Sisters)
I Tried to Leave You
Save the Last Dance for Me
DVD Bonus songs
Show Me The Place – Halifax, NS, Canada – April 13, 2013 – Halifax Metro Centre
Anyhow – St. John’s, NL, Canada – April 20, 2013 – Mile One Centre
Different Sides – St. John, NB, Canada – April 15, 2013 – Harbour Station