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The best album credited to Leonard Cohen is Songs Of Leonard Cohen which is ranked number 156 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 10,980.

Leonard Cohen is ranked number 91 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 25,148.

Leonard Cohen official website: http://www.leonardcohen.com

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Leonard Cohen best albums

The following albums by Leonard Cohen are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1967
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1992
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Total albums: 28. Page 1 of 3

This may not be a complete discography for Leonard Cohen.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Leonard Cohen bestography composition

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Compilation? Albums %
No 24 86%
Yes 4 14%
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No 20 71%
Yes 8 29%

Leonard Cohen best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 91 (320 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
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Rating: 91 (147 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Various Positions)
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Rating: 89 (173 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Songs Of Love And Hate)
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Rating: 89 (244 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
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Rating: 88 (92 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album You Want It Darker)
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Rating: 88 (134 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Songs Of Love And Hate)
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Rating: 87 (52 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 86 (110 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Songs From A Room)
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Rating: 86 (38 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Future)
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Rating: 86 (79 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album I'm Your Man)
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Rating: 86 (89 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Songs From A Room)
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Rating: 86 (83 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album I'm Your Man)
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Rating: 86 (194 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
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Rating: 85 (197 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
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Rating: 85 (40 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Various Positions)
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Rating: 85 (185 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
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Rating: 84 (81 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album I'm Your Man)
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Rating: 84 (37 votes)Comments: 0
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Leonard Cohen ratings

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85/100 (from 129 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 85.0/100, a mean average of 83.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 85.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 14.4.

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From 01/01/2021 21:13
I've only really started listening to Leonard Cohen since his death. For some reason I always regarded him as a poor man's Dylan, but since buying the Live in London album I've become a fully fledged fan. One of my things I'm looking forward to in 2021 is making my way through his back catalogue.
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From 11/22/2020 14:55
His first album is one for the ages.
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From 09/26/2019 15:39
Deep voice straight from his soul
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From 02/28/2018 18:13
A great singer, magnificent musician and mingblowing lyricist (and inexplicably underrated)
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From 11/23/2016 11:43
Leonard Cohen is one of the very few lyricists whose words work outside of the music. There are many great wordsmiths from Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, Morrissey, Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell, but Cohen's work on their own more than anyone else's. As for the music, his first three albums(songs of Leonard Cohen, Songs from a room, and, Songs of love and hate) are perfect, a brilliant trilogy full of great songs. His seventies records are a little more patchy, but, New skin for the old ceremony, is an underrated gem, while the Phil Spector collobaration, Death of a ladies man, is hit and miss. By the eighties, Cohen started to employ more contemporary sounds and while some of it sounds musically dated the material was as strong as ever with both, Various positions, and, I'm your man, two of his best albums. The early noughties brought the superb, Ten new songs, and the disappointing, Dear Heather. His final three releases can be seen, like his first three, as a kind of trilogy. Old ideas, Popular problems, and the recent, You want it darker, are all superb albums, three of his best. Leonard Cohen was a great singer/songwriter, a true artist, whose music and words will amaze and inspire for generations to come. R.I.P. Leonard.
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From 11/23/2016 04:16
If anything, at least his late-career surge may have introduced another generation to his beautiful cool. RIP, Canadian ambassador.
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From 11/11/2016 12:09
R.I.P. Leonard. Sleep tight.
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From 11/11/2016 08:33
RIP Leonard Cohen...one of the very very best, in fact a genius for me. Hallelujah is indeed wonderful but there are so many other songs to remember also - Suzanne, Famous Blue Raincoat, Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye, Sisters Of Mercy, Last Year's Man etc.
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From 11/11/2016 04:00
RIP Leonard Cohen. Truly one of the most beautifully poetic artists of all time. And I mean this, truly. I remember hearing his debut album just a week ago and being truly enthralled. It's so devastating to lose such a talented musician again this year.
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