News featuring Sharon Robinson

The following news stories mention Sharon Robinson. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 7 hours ago.

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  • Leonard Cohen at Wembley: after 42 years, the old 'bastard' still mesmerises

    Back in 1970, Leonard Cohen, on tour for the first time, captivated 600,000 people at the historic Isle of Wight festival. Mark Seacombe, then a 15-year-old schoolboy, was one of them. Last weekend he went to hear him again

    Flashback to the August bank holiday weekend, 1970: it is about 2am and Leonard Cohen, after being woken from his slumbers, is ready to follow the electrifying Jimi Hendrix on to the stage at the Isle of Wight festival to play his first gig in Britain.

    Read the complete article at www.guardian.co.uk

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Sunday 22nd January

  • New CD Old Ideas: Kitty Empire's verdict

    Columbia

    If long-term music fandom teaches you anything, it is that the value of your investments can go down as well as up. Your idols can develop feet of clay and ears of cloth. And then there's idols like Leonard Cohen. The Montreal poet found an acoustic guitar thrust into his hand in the mid-Sixties, the better to prostitute his art via the medium of pop. It is not wild hyperbole to say that he might be the finest master of his craft alive today, with a body of work on the human condition told in riddles and coated in tar. "Hallelujah" is one of his that has, itself, been prostituted widely. Even Cohen's latterday works (Ten New Songs, Dear Heather) maintain a high pleasure-to-piffle ratio.

    Read the complete article at www.guardian.co.uk

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Tuesday 22nd November

  • Leonard Cohen Confirms 'Old Ideas' Release Info

    Last month, Leonard Cohen confirmed that he'd be returning with a new album called Old Ideas. While it was nice to know the album title, we were given little else to go on. Now, however, the album has a release date, tracklisting and cover art. Old Ideas is Cohen's 12th album for Columbia Records, and was produced by Patrick Leonard, Anjani Thomas, Ed Sanders and Dino Soldo. The album also features guest vocalists Dana Glover, Sharon Robinson, The Webb Sisters (Hattie and Charley Webb) and Jennifer Warnes. As a press release explains, "The album's ten songs...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Monday 21st June

  • Leonard Cohen to release new album

    Canadian singer says first studio album in six years will sound like 'something good, I hope'

    Leonard Cohen has revealed that he will finally release a new studio album next year. "God-willing it will be finished next spring," he said, explaining that most of the songs were written before launching his mammoth, ongoing world tour.

    Read the complete article at www.guardian.co.uk

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Monday 8th February

  • Leonard Cohen postpones European tour by six months

    The 75-year-old will undergo six months of physical therapy to recover from a back injury

    Leonard Cohen will postpone his upcoming European tour by six months due to a back injury. The singer will undergo four to six months of physical therapy, a regime "typical ... for athletes with similar injuries," according to a statement.

    Read the complete article at www.guardian.co.uk