You Want It Darker
You Want It Darker is the fourteenth and final studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. It was released on 21 October 2016, by Columbia Records. The album was created towards the end of Cohen's life and focuses on death, God, and humor. It was released to critical acclaim.
|You Want It Darker|
|Studio album by|
|Released||21 October 2016|
|Recorded||April 2015 – July 2016|
|Studio||Leonard Cohen's house in Wilshire, Los Angeles|
|Producer||Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard|
|Leonard Cohen chronology|
|Singles from You Want It Darker|
All lyrics written by Leonard Cohen.
|1.||"You Want It Darker"||Patrick Leonard||Adam Cohen||4:44|
|2.||"Treaty"||Leonard Cohen||Patrick Leonard||4:02|
|3.||"On the Level"||Sharon Robinson||Adam Cohen||3:27|
|4.||"Leaving the Table"||Leonard Cohen||Adam Cohen||3:47|
|5.||"If I Didn't Have Your Love"||Patrick Leonard||Patrick Leonard||3:35|
|6.||"Traveling Light"||Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard||Adam Cohen||4:22|
|7.||"It Seemed The Better Way"||Patrick Leonard||Adam Cohen||4:21|
|8.||"Steer Your Way"||Leonard Cohen||Adam Cohen||4:23|
|9.||"String Reprise / Treaty"||Leonard Cohen||Patrick Leonard||3:26|
- Leonard Cohen – vocals
- Bill Bottrell – electric guitar, pedal steel guitar
- Michael Chaves – keyboards, bass guitar, drum programming
- Adam Cohen – classical guitar
- Patrick Leonard – keyboards, organ, piano, bass synthesizer, bass guitar, percussion, drum programming
- Brian Macleod – drums
- Zac Rae – guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, keyboards, Mellotron, celesta, piano, Wurlitzer, floor tom, octophone
- Monroe, Jazz (12 August 2016). "Leonard Cohen Announces New Album You Want It Darker". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
- "LEONARD COHEN'S YOU WANT IT DARKER IN STORES OCTOBER 21". Columbia Records. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.