Sisters of Mercy

Leonard Cohen


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen
album: Track 5 in album Songs of Leonard Cohen
release date: 1967-12-27
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Chanson
length: 3:35
producer: John Simon
conductor: John Simon
lead vocals: Leonard Cohen
composer: Leonard Cohen
lyricist: Leonard Cohen

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): Canada
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Leonard Cohen Songs of Leonard Cohen cover art


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Oh the sisters of mercy, they are not departed or gone.
And they brought me their comfort and later they brought me this song.

It begins with your family, but soon it comes around to your soul.
When you're not feeling holy, your loneliness says that you've sinned.
Well they lay down beside me, I made my confession to them.
If your life is a leaf that the seasons tear off and condemn

Don't turn on the lights, you can read their address by the moon.
We weren't lovers like that and besides it would still be all right,


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Suzanne
  • 2 Master Song
  • 3 Winter Lady
  • 4 The Stranger Song
  • 5 Sisters of Mercy
  • 6 So Long, Marianne
  • 7 Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
  • 8 Stories of the Street
  • 9 Teachers
  • 10 One of Us Cannot Be Wrong