- Summary: The Canadian singer returned from a Buddhist monastery to discover that his business manager had stolen his retirement money. The two-disc set recorded live at London's O2 Arena on July 17, 2008 was part of the tour to help rebuild his retirement.
- Record Label: Sony
- Genre(s): Folk, Live
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Positive: 11 out of 11
Mixed: 0 out of 11
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MojoApart from the comprehensive compilation aspect and the rich live presence, this double CD also pauses to capture the remarkable way he welcomes 20,000 people to his fireside. [May 2009, p.98]
Perhaps fate forced Leonard Cohen's hand to stage the tour documented in part on Live in London, but it seems that fate knows just what it's doing, and this album eloquently demonstrates how much Cohen still has to offer, and how clearly his music still speaks to him (and us).
PaulMApr 7, 2009A towering inspiration!
FrankHApr 4, 2009Just saw LC in Dallas last night.. AMAZING SHOW.. very similar set played as the London concert.. Mr Cohen's voice has aged like fine Just saw LC in Dallas last night.. AMAZING SHOW.. very similar set played as the London concert.. Mr Cohen's voice has aged like fine wine with a hint of aged tobacco.. This CD is excellent and kudos to the band as well!… Expand
JackL.Jan 20, 2010In the waste land of contemporary performances Cohen's farewell tour reminds that music is art and can elevate us.
AdrianKApr 9, 2009There are no words to describe the experience of witnessing Mr Leonard Cohen. Fortunately, there is the music.
ArdoOct 30, 2009I would just like to say that John B, much like most prog fans, is a shallow-minded imbecile. "The Incident" is Porcupine Tree's worst I would just like to say that John B, much like most prog fans, is a shallow-minded imbecile. "The Incident" is Porcupine Tree's worst album in a long time. This, on the other hand, is a heartfelt and moving performance by one of the greatest singer-songwriters in history.… Expand
Pierre-MichelF.Dec 16, 2009Fantastic album and great "entry door" to the world of this awesome musicia for those who didn't know him. I can tell because I was one Fantastic album and great "entry door" to the world of this awesome musicia for those who didn't know him. I can tell because I was one of them! Thank you mister Cohen, I bow in respect.… Expand
JOHNBOct 18, 2009This cd might be good if you want to fall asleep how old are the critics 70 years old. porcupine tree the incident is the cd of the year.
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