Canadian poet-singer Leonard Cohen will be in Bucharest on September 22 for a concert to promote his 12th album, Old Ideas. This time, the unique voice of Leonard Cohen will be heard in Constitutiei Square. The Old Ideas Tour 2012 covers new songs from the latest album, as well as the music that transformed Cohen into a legend. The album Old Ideas became a bestseller across the globe upon its release in January and it debuted at #1 across the globe, making it the highest charting album of his career.
In his sixth decade of producing critically acclaimed music, Cohen is regarded as one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. Citing W.B Yeats, Irving Layton and Walt Whitman as literary influences, Cohen first shot to the forefront of the music industry in the 60’s and has remained an inspirational talent and contributor to the industry since he first emerged. His albums Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967), I’m Your Man (1990) and Dear Heather (2004) are considered classics along with the singles “Hallelujah” and “Suzanne.” He has sold over 20 million albums, worldwide and published 12 books. Cohen has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame (2008), and the Songwriters Hall Of Fame (2010). He received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2010).
Tickets for Cohen’s concert can be purchased online at http://www.eventim.ro or in the Eventim network which comprises Germanos, Vodafone,Orange, Domo stores, Humanitas and Carturesti book stores. Ticket prices will be RON 95 (Standing), RON 138 (Fourth Category), RON 159 (Third Category), RON 191 (Second Category), RON 266 (First Category), RON 426 (VIP Tribune), RON 639 (VIP Front Stage), RON 852 (VIP Exclusive).