"Everybody Knows" by the late and great Leonard Cohen, sung and played on piano by Amanda Palmer with additional arrangement for string quartet by Jherek Bischoff.
This project was funded by 9,408 people on http://patreon.com/amandapalmer
Limited prints of this original artwork by Vladimir Zimakov, with *all proceeds* benefitting PEN america (an organization that defends and protects the rights writers and journalists, sorely needed in the upcoming era of Trump) available here: http://shop.amandapalmer.net/collections/featured/products/limited-edition-cohen-print
artwork by vladimir zimakov (http://www.vladimirzimakov.com/)
written by leonard cohen and sharon robinson
amanda palmer - piano and vocals
recorded at akashic studio in boulder, colorado, engineered by prasanna bishop
etienne abelin - violin
ola sendecki - violin
david schnee - viola
lukas raaflaub - cello
recorded by benjamin gut at idee und klang studio in basel, switzerland
arranged, mixed and mastered by jherek bischoff
This is the second Cohen song that I have covered, and will always return to his songs for they have much to teach us. He is one of my earliest influences, along with fellow Canadians Kate and Anna McGarrigle and Joni Mitchell.
My tribute to this true poet.
Free mp3 download: http://www.freudianslit.com/2015/09/27/leonard-cohen-everybody-knows-tusk-italo-depressive-remix-free-download/
Cynicism, broken politics, lies, deceit: a fitting remix for the coming winter. Cohen's gravelly vocals set to an Italo disco groove in the vein of Baby's Gang and the interminable Giorgio Moroder