Jennifer Warnes - First We Take Manhattan album FLAC
Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen is the sixth studio album recorded by the American singer Jennifer Warnes. It debuted on the Billboard 200 on February 14, 1987 and peaked at No. 72 in the US Billboard chart and N. 3 in the UK albums chart. Originally released by Cypress Records (RCA Records in the UK), it was reissued by Private Music after Cypress went out of business. It is the only Jennifer Warnes album to make the UK albums chart (up to September 2014).
First We Take Manhattan" is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. It was originally recorded by American singer Jennifer Warnes on her 1986 Cohen tribute album Famous Blue Raincoat, which consisted entirely of songs written or co-written by Cohen.
First We Take Manhattan. Artist: Jennifer Warnes. Featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan. Has been played on. Germany 119. Brainradio. 15. Radio Brocken 80er. Jennifer Warnes quotes. The job of singing is to stay open to the river of soul in all its manifestations, the dark and the light, without letting your ego get in the way. I never want to be bigger than the song. I just want you to receive it. Now playing: Ava Max Sweet but Psycho.
Jennifer Warnes version. The original recording is notable for the distinctive driving lead guitar played by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Producer Roscoe Beck was from Austin, Texas and friends with Vaughan. Joe Cocker covered "First We Take Manhattan" on his 1999 album No Ordinary World. The German martial group Von Thronstahl samples the song in their song "Babylon the Great has Fallen" off of their Return Your Revort Into Style album. Composed By – Leonard Cohen. Composed By – Jennifer Warnes. 3. Up Were We Belong. Composed By – Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jack Nitzsche, Will JenningsVocals – Jennifer Warnes, Joe Cocker. This song is by Jennifer Warnes and appears on the album Famous Blue Raincoat (1987). They sentenced me to twenty years of boredomFor trying to change the system from withinI'm coming now, I'm coming to reward themFirst we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. I'm guided by a signal in the heavensI'm guided by the birthmark on my skinI'm guided by the beauty of our weaponsFirst we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom. For trying to change the system from within. I'm coming now, I'm coming to reward them. First we take Manhattan - then we take Berlin. I'm guided by a signal in the heavens. I'm guided by the birthmark on my skin. I'm guided by the beauty of our weapons. I'd really like to live beside you, baby. I love your body and your spirit and your clothes.
|A||First We Take Manhattan||3:59|
|B||Famous Blue Raincoat||5:32|
- Distributed By – RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Ariola München GmbH
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Stranger Music, Inc.
- Producer – Jennifer Warnes, C. Roscoe Beck*
- Written-By – Leonard Cohen
NotesPrinted in Germany
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4 007196 091337
- Label Code: LC 0116
- Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA BIEM
|CYPRO 111||Jennifer Warnes||First We Take Manhattan (12", Single, Promo)||Cypress Records||CYPRO 111||US||1986|
|609 133||Jennifer Warnes||First We Take Manhattan (12", Maxi)||Ariola||609 133||Germany||1987|
|YY-0001||Jennifer Warnes||First We Take Manhattan (7", Single, Promo)||Cypress Records||YY-0001||US||1986|
|CY 37581 CISG 68||Jennifer Warnes||First We Take Manhattan (CD, Mini, Single, Promo, 3" )||Cypress Records||CY 37581 CISG 68||US||1988|
|T-20080||Jennifer Warnes||First We Take Manhattan (7", Single)||Sonet||T-20080||Scandinavia||1986|