"Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen", presents some interpretations of Leonard Cohen's profound songs performed by a formation of guest singers: Norah Jones, Peter Gabriel, Gregory Porter, Sarah McLachlan, Luciana Souza, James Taylor, Iggy Pop, Mavis Staples, David Gray and Nathaniel Rateliff.
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Vocalists of different genres and an exceptional core of musicians such as guitarist Bill Frisell, saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, pianist Kevin Hays, bassist Scott Colley and drummer Nate Smith, with the additional contribution of Greg Leisz on pedal steel guitar and Larry Goldings to the organ.
The album's 12 tracks offer a range of Cohen's compositions, with songs from his 1967 debut "Songs of Leonard Cohen" through to selections from his latest album, "You Want It Darker," released a few days before his death. in 2016. The ensemble covers some of his best-known classics and lesser-known pieces, all revitalized by thoughtful and unexpected arrangements and performances.
- Steer Your Way - Norah Jones
- Here It Is - Peter Gabriel
- Suzanne - Gregory Porter
- Hallelujah - Sarah McLachlan
- Avalanche- Immanuel Wilkins
- Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye - Luciana Souza
- Coming Back to You - James Taylor
- You Want It Darker - Iggy Pop
- If It Be Your Will - Mavis Staples
- Seems So Long Ago, Nancy - David Gray
- Famous Blue Raincoat - Nathaniel Rateliff
- Bird on The Wire - Bill Frisell
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