Keith James – Songs of Leonard Cohen – Courtyard Hereford

songs of leonard cohen8.00 pm on 25th November 2017 at the Courtyard Theatre Hereford

KEITH JAMES

THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN

His wonderful Tower of Songs – stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual.

Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the brush of each line.

With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and an undying love of the ‘pure song’ Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form.

Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released just before his death – produced by his Son, Adam.

“Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear.” The Independent

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