Take This Waltz Song Lyrics

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man cover art
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Now in Vienna there are ten pretty women
There's a shoulder where Death comes to cry
There's a lobby with nine hundred windows
There's a tree where the doves go to die
There's a piece that was torn from the morning
And it hangs in the Gallery of Frost

I, I-I-I
Take this waltz, take this waltz
Take this waltz with the clamp on its jaws

Oh, I want you, I want you, I want you
On a chair with a dead magazine
In the cave at the tip of the lilly
In some hallway where love's never been

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 First We Take Manhattan
  • 2 Ain't No Cure for Love
  • 3 Everybody Knows
  • 4 I'm Your Man
  • 5 Take This Waltz
  • 6 Jazz Police
  • 7 I Can't Forget
  • 8 Tower of Song

  • credits

    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Leonard Cohen
    album: Track 5 in album I'm Your Man
    release date: 1988-2
    popularity : 133 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Synth-pop/Ballad
    producer: Jean-Michel Reusser, Leonard Cohen and Roscoe Beck
    lead vocals: Leonard Cohen
    performer: Jean-Philippe Rykiel
    mixer: Frank Wolf and Leanne Ungar
    recorded by: Jean-Jacques Peruchon, Leanne Ungar and Kevin Beauchamp
    arranger: Jean-Philippe Rykiel
    violin: Raffi Hakopian
    background vocals: Jennifer Warnes, Elisabeth Valletti, Evelyne Hebey and Mayel Assouly
    lyricist: Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca
    composer: Leonard Cohen
    translator: Leonard Cohen

    Album Information

    label: CBS
    country(area): Europe
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 5099746064211
    script: Latin