Leonard Cohen’s ‘I’m Your Man’ is hise eighth studio album released on February 2, 1988 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.First We Take Manhattan (Leonard Cohen) – 06:01 . 2.Ain’T No Cure For Love (Leonard Cohen) – 04:50 . 3.Everybody Knows (Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson) – 05:36 . 4.I’M Your Man (Leonard Cohen) – 04:28 . 5.Take This Waltz (Leonard Cohen, Federico García Lorca) – 05:59 . 6.Jazz Police (Leonard Cohen, Jeff Fisher) – 03:53 . 7.I Can’T Forget (Leonard Cohen) – 04:31 . 8.Tower Of Song (Leonard Cohen) – 05:37
Musicians : Leonard Cohen – Keyboards, Vocals . Jude Johnson – Vocals . Anjani Thomas – Vocals . Jennifer Warnes – Vocals . Jeff Fisher – Keyboards . Bob Stanley – Guitar . Sneaky Pete Kleinow – Pedal Steel Guitar . Peter Kisilenko – Bass . Tom Brechtlein – Drums . Vinnie Colaiuta – Drums . Lenny Castro – Percussion . Michel Robidoux – Drums, Keyboards . John Bilezikjian – Oud . Richard Beaudet – Saxophone . Raffi Hakopian – Violin . Mayel Assouly – Backing Vocals . Evelyine Hebey – Backing Vocals . Elisabeth Valletti – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Leonard Cohen, Roscoe Beck, Jean-Michel Reusser, Michel Robidoux . Kevin Beauchamp – Engineer . François Deschamps – Engineer . Roger Guerin – Engineer . Jean-Jacque Peruchon – Engineer . Ian Terry – Engineer . Leanne Ungar – Engineer, Mixing . Frank Wolfe – Mixing . Billy Youdelman – Engineer
Package : Sharon Weisz – Cover Photo
Recorded In August–November 1987.
ReleasedOn February 2, 1988 By Columbia.
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