jennifer warnes famous blue raincoat

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Poll Results

OptionVotes
first we take manhattan 2
bird on a wire 1
a singer must die 1
famous blue raincoat 0
joan of arc 0
aint no cure for love 0
coming back to you 0
song of bernadette 0
came so far for beauty 0


є(٥_ ٥)э, Friday, 30 December 2011 02:30 (seven years ago) link

this is really hard

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Friday, 30 December 2011 02:32 (seven years ago) link

her version of first we take manhattan was my intro to Leonard Cohen so that

sarahel, Friday, 30 December 2011 02:32 (seven years ago) link

haha this was my first exposure to leonard cohen as well, my mom had this on cd and i would listen to it all the time

є(٥_ ٥)э, Friday, 30 December 2011 02:34 (seven years ago) link

i heard it on the radio while on vacation with my parents in London, i think

sarahel, Friday, 30 December 2011 02:39 (seven years ago) link

really? tbrr tho her version of 'first we take...' is one of the few tracks i think is way inferior to cohen's and probably the most mid 80s this album gets

(9ò_ó)=@ (є(٥_ ٥)э), Friday, 30 December 2011 02:42 (seven years ago) link

i have to say there are so many great potential edits on this record that it breaks my heart a little no ones taken up the gauntlet

(9ò_ó)=@ (є(٥_ ٥)э), Friday, 30 December 2011 02:48 (seven years ago) link

the production on the Cohen version is really great.

sarahel, Friday, 30 December 2011 03:00 (seven years ago) link

OT but i always thought rita coolidge sang this. also the male backup singers are amazing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R_Fb4KLjts

t. silaviver, Friday, 30 December 2011 03:10 (seven years ago) link

This is really difficult. I need to choose between "Song of Bernadette," "A Singer Must Die," and her noir-ish version of "Famous Blue Raincoat." The most underrated singer, ever.

banjoboy, Friday, 30 December 2011 07:51 (seven years ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Saturday, 31 December 2011 00:01 (seven years ago) link


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