Best Of 2013 Leonard Cohen Tour Video Setlist

The Selections

The list below comprises the best available1 audience-shot video of each of the songs performed in concert during the 2013 Leonard Cohen Old Ideas World Tour.2

This is a dynamic list; the current selections may give way to superior versions at the remaining concerts. I invite viewers to email me with candidates for inclusion on the Best Of 2013 Leonard Cohen Tour Video Setlist.

“Best” is a subjective judgement that takes into account both the quality of the performance and the video itself.

Titles from the Old Ideas album are indicated by (Old Ideas).

The Best 2013 Leonard Cohen Concert Videos
Alphabetical Listing By Title

Click on title to go to video player with venue, date, and videographer data for that song.

  1. A Thousand Kisses Deep
  2. Ain’t No Cure For Love
  3. Alexandra Leaving
  4. Amen
  5. Anthem
  6. Anyhow (Old Ideas)
  7. Avalanche
  8. Bird On The Wire
  9. Chelsea Hotel #2
  10. Choices
  11. Closing Time
  12. Come Healing (Old Ideas)
  13. Dance Me To The End Of Love
  14. Darkness
  15. Democracy
  16. Different Sides (Old Ideas)
  17. Everybody Knows
  18. Famous Blue Raincoat
  19. First We Take Manhattan
  20. Going Home (Old Ideas)
  21. Hallelujah
  22. Heart With No Companion
  23. I Can’t Forget
  24. I Tried To Leave You
  25. I’m Your Man
  26. I’ve Got A Little Secret
  27. If It Be Your Will
  28. In My Secret Life
  29. La Manic
  30. Lover, Lover, Lover
  31. Night Comes On
  32. Save The Last Dance For Me
  33. Show Me The Place (Old Ideas)
  34. Sisters Of Mercy
  35. So Long Marianne
  36. Suzanne
  37. Take This Waltz
  38. The Future
  39. The Partisan
  40. Tower Of Song
  41. Waiting For The Miracle
  42. Who By Fire

The Best 2013 Leonard Cohen Concert Videos
Embedded Players Listed In Typical Setlist Order3

Leonard Cohen – Dance Me To The End Of Love
Bercy: June 18, 2013
Video by Insurer Insurovich

The Future
Lucca: July 9, 2013
Video by robytex69

Leonard Cohen – Bird On The Wire
Prague: July 21, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Who By Fire
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Darkness
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Choices
Mannheim: June 29, 2013
Video by Sweetmelody2011

Leonard Cohen – Amen
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by glauxath

Leonard Cohen – Ain’t No Cure For Love
New Orleans: March 28, 2013
Video by Wirebirds

Leonard Cohen – Come Healing (Old Ideas)
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by glauxath

Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – A Thousand Kisses Deep
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by MaartenLC (Maarten Massa)

Leonard Cohen – Anthem
Dublin: Sept 12, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Tower Of Song
Saint John: April 15, 2013
Video by cohenadmirer1

Leonard Cohen – Sisters Of Mercy
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by glauxath

Leonard Cohen – Avalanche
Zurich: August 24, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Suzanne
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by glauxath

Leonard Cohen – Chelsea Hotel #2
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by glauxath

Leonard Cohen – I’ve Got a Little Secret
Dublin: Sept 12, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Heart With No Companion
Odense: Aug 17, 2013
Video by FrostbiteZ1

Leonard Cohen – La Manic
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Different Sides (Old Ideas)
St John: April 15, 2013
Video by cohenadmirer1

Leonard Cohen – Show Me The Place (Old Ideas)
Wallingford, CT: April 2, 2013
Video by WorldStreams

Leonard Cohen – Anyhow (Old Ideas)
New York: April 6, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
Oakland Paramount Theatre: March 2, 2013
Video by Wayne Weber

Leonard Cohen – Take This Waltz
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Democracy
Bercy: June 18, 2013
Video by qawwal78

Leonard Cohen – Lover, Lover, Lover
Brussels: June 30, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Sharon Robinson – Alexandra Leaving
Manchester: August 31, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – I’m Your Man
London: Sept 15, 2013
Video by Tim Dale

Leonard Cohen – Going Home (Old Ideas)
Radio City Music Hall, New York: April 6, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – So Long Marianne
Wallingford, CT: April 2, 2013
Video by WorldStreams

Leonard Cohen – I Can’t Forget
Stockholm: Aug 15, 2013
Video by Wirebirds

Leonard Cohen – First We Take Manhattan
London: June 21, 2013
Video by carolinetillyann

Leonard Cohen – Waiting For The Miracle
Birmingham: September 8, 2013
Video by Wirebirds

Leonard Cohen – Night Comes On
Dublin: Sept 11, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – The Partisan
Bercy, Paris: June 18, 2013
Video by a music lover in Paris

Leonard Cohen – In My Secret Life
Birmingham: Sept 8, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Famous Blue Raincoat
Antwerp: June 23, 2013
Video by carolinetillyann

Leonard Cohen Featuring The Webb Sisters – If It Be Your Will
Radio City Music Hall, New York: April 6, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – Closing Time
Vienna: July 27, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Leonard Cohen – I Tried To Leave You
Brussels – June 30, 2013
Video by cohenadmirer1

Leonard Cohen – Save The Last Dance For Me
Dublin: September 12, 2013
Video by albertnoonan

Credit Due Department: Photo atop this post used by permission of Art Siegel.

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted in 2013.

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  1. The popularity of a given song with videographers is a major determinant in these selections. Some songs are featured in many uploaded videos from most or all the concerts while others are rarely recorded. Also, it should be noted that only complete videos of a song’s performance are considered for this listing. []
  2. The comprehensive setlist for all 2013 concerts follows:

    1. Dance Me to the End of Love
    2. The Future
    3. Bird On The Wire
    4. Everybody Knows
    5. Who By Fire
    6. Darkness
    7. Ain’t No Cure For Love
    8. Amen
    9. Come Healing
    10. In My Secret Life
    11. A Thousand Kisses Deep (poem)
    12. Anthem
    13. Tower Of Song
    14. Suzanne
    15. Waiting For The Miracle
    16. Anyhow
    17. Lover, Lover, Lover
    18. Democracy
    19. Alexandra Leaving (featuring Sharon Robinson)
    20. I’m Your Man
    21. Hallelujah
    22. Take This Waltz
    23. So Long, Marianne
    24. Going Home
    25. First We Take Manhattan
    26. I Tried To Leave You
    27. Closing Time
    28. Famous Blue Raincoat
    29. If It Be Your Will (featuring the Webb Sisters)
    30. Save the Last Dance for Me (Drifters cover)
    31. Show Me The Place
    32. Avalanche
    33. Heart With No Companion
    34. Different Sides
    35. Choices (Tribute To George Jones)
    36. I Can’t Forget
    37. La Manic
    38. The Gypsy’s Wife
    39. Sisters Of Mercy
    40. The Partisan
    41. Night Comes On
    42. I’ve Got A Little Secret []

  3. This is an approximation. Not all songs were played in a single concert, and songs sometimes appeared in different places in the set list. []

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