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photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin
Musical and poetic legend Leonard Cohen landed in NYC for his first of two shows here last night (12/18), when he played Madison Square Garden. He played a 29-song set with songs from his entire career -- classics like "Suzanne," "So Long, Marianne," "Bird on the Wire," and "Famous Blue Raincoat," his hugely iconic "Hallelujah," and some tracks off of his year end list appearing 2012 LP, Old Ideas, in addition to many more.
Leonard will do it again on Thursday (12/20) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Tickets for that show are still available.
More pics and the setlist from last night, below...
Leonard Cohen at MSG - 12/18/12 Setlist (via)
Dance Me to the End of Love
Bird on the Wire
Who by Fire
Ain't No Cure for Love
In My Secret Life
A Thousand Kisses Deep
Tower of Song
Chelsea Hotel #2
Waiting for the Miracle
Show Me the Place
Lover Lover Lover
Alexandra Leaving (performed by Sharon Robinson)
I'm Your Man
Take This Waltz
So Long, Marianne
First We Take Manhattan
Famous Blue Raincoat
If It Be Your Will (performed by the Webb sisters)