On February 2, 1988.

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On February 2, 1988, “Columbia” label released “I’m Your Man”, the eighth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded August – November 1987, at the “Studio Tempo” in Montréal and “Rock Steady” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Roscoe Beck, Jean-Michel Reusser and Michel Robidoux.  Pitchfork Media ranked the album at number 51 on its list “100 Best Albums of the 1980s”; “Slant” magazine listed the album at number 29 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”.


  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, keyboards
  • Jude Johnson – vocals
  • Anjani Thomas – vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes – vocals
  • Bob Stanley – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • John Bilezikjian – oud
  • Jeff Fisher – keyboards
  • Peter Kisilenko – bass
  • Michel Robidoux – drums, keyboards
  • Tom Brechtlein – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Richard Beaudet – saxophone
  • Raffi Hakopian – violin
  • Mayel Assouly – backing vocals
  • Evelyine Hebey – backing vocals
  • Elisabeth Valletti – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen except where noted.

  1. First We Take Manhattan
  2. Ain’t No Cure for Love
  3. Everybody Knows – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  4. I’m Your Man
  5. Take This Waltz – Leonard Cohen, Federico Garcia Lorca
  6. Jazz Police – Leonard Cohen, Jeff Fisher
  7. I Can’t Forget
  8. Tower of Song

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