You Know Who I Am Song Lyrics

Leonard Cohen


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen
album: Track 8 in album Songs From a Room
release date: 1969-4
popularity : 68 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Rock Blues Pop
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Ballad
length: 3:29
producer: Bob Johnston
lead vocals: Leonard Cohen
engineer: Neil Wilburn and Ed Hudson
composer: Leonard Cohen
lyricist: Leonard Cohen

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Leonard Cohen Songs From a Room cover art


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I cannot follow you, my love,
You cannot follow me.
I am the distance you put between
All of the moments that we will be.

You know who I am,
You've stared at the sun,
Well I am the one who loves
Changing from nothing to one.

Sometimes I need you naked,
Sometimes I need you wild,
I need you to carry my children in
And I need you to kill a child.
You know who I am


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Bird on the Wire
  • 2 Story of Isaac
  • 3 A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes
  • 4 The Partisan
  • 5 Seems So Long Ago, Nancy
  • 6 The Old Revolution
  • 7 The Butcher
  • 8 You Know Who I Am
  • 9 Lady Midnight
  • 10 Tonight Will Be Fine