By Alanna Nash
September 29, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

Tower of Song: the Songs of Leonard Cohen

B+
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  • Music

Cohen’s voice is so brooding and atonal that it wouldn’t take great interpretive skill to make his melodies come alive. Yet it’s surprising how vital his spooky, peephole poetry can be in the hands of Don Henley, Bono, Tori Amos, and the 10 other performers on this tribute disc. The two bland-outs on Tower of Song: The Songs of Leonard Cohen come from Aaron Neville (”Ain’t No Cure for Love”) and Trisha Yearwood (”Coming Back to You”). B+

Tower of Song: the Songs of Leonard Cohen

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  • Music
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