Alexandra Leaving

Leonard Cohen


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
album: Track 7 in album Ten New Songs
release date: 2001-10-8
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Pop
styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
length: 5:26
producer: Sharon Robinson
vocal: Leonard Cohen and Sharon Robinson
performer: Sharon Robinson
mixer: Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson and Leanne Ungar
engineer: Leanne Ungar
arranger: Sharon Robinson
programming: Sharon Robinson
lyricist: Sharon Robinson, Leonard Cohen
composer: Sharon Robinson, Leonard Cohen

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5099750120224
script: Latin

Cover Art

Leonard Cohen Ten New Songs cover art


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Suddenly the night has grown colder
Alexandra hoisted on his shoulder,

They gain the light, they formlessly entwine
They fall among the voices and the wine
It's not a trick, your senses all deceiving
Say goodbye to Alexandra leaving

Even though she wakes you with a kiss
Do not stoop to strategies like this
As someone long prepared for this to happen
Exquisite music Alexandra laughing

And by the honor had your own restored
Alexandra leaving with her Lord
Even though she sleeps upon your satin
Do not say the moment was imagined

In full command of every plan you wrecked
that hides behind the cause and the effect
And you who were bewildered by a meaning
Say goodbye to Alexandra leaving

Then say goodbye to Alexandra lost


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 In My Secret Life
  • 2 A Thousand Kisses Deep
  • 3 That Don't Make It Junk
  • 4 Here It Is
  • 5 Love Itself
  • 6 By the Rivers Dark
  • 7 Alexandra Leaving
  • 8 You Have Loved Enough
  • 9 Boogie Street
  • 10 The Land of Plenty