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Matador: The Songs Of Leonard Cohen
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On Matador, Patricia brings her special ability to find new meaning in great songs to the music of Leonard Cohen. With the backing of a great band and guest singers, Patricia explores the emotional depths and meaning of the songwriter and poet's music.
"O'Callaghan's voice is as rich, pliable and luminous as ever, interpreting Cohen's songs with tremendous tenderness and a mature, worldly sensitivity and insight. Yes, the soprano nails Cohen!
It doesn't hurt, either, that she has members of the Gryphon Trio backing her up on several tracks, as well as the fine jazz pianist, David Restivo; their collective work on "Alexandra Leaving" is particularly beautiful. And bassist Andrew Downing's gorgeous arrangements are outstanding on "If It Be Your Will" and "Anthem". But, for me, the jewel is O'Callaghan's take on "Dance Me to the End of Love". Translated into Spanish, it's pure joy and downright sexy." -- The Wholenote - Sharna Searle - Feb 2012
"O'Callaghan's voice is as rich, pliable and luminous as ever, interpreting Cohen's songs with tremendous tenderness and a mature, worldly sensitivity and insight. Yes, the soprano nails Cohen!" -- The Wholenote, February 2012
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1. My first Amazon review although I have been shopping here for years.
2. The first time I have ever taken a new CD out of the player and thrown it directly into the trash.
If you enjoy Leonard Cohen please do yourself a favor and do not listen to this album. It is truely a descecration of Leonard's work.