In My Secret Life
|"In My Secret Life"|
|Song by Leonard Cohen|
|from the album Ten New Songs|
|Songwriter(s)||Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson|
Cohen first revealed he was working on a new song called 'My Secret Life' in 1988, although the song finally made it onto record in 2001. In addition to the album version of 4:53 minutes long, a promotional radio edit of 3:52 minutes was released by Sony Music Canada.
"In My Secret Life" peaked at number two on the Polish Airplay Chart in 2002.
The music video for "In My Secret Life" was filmed in Montreal at Habitat 67. This building is famous for its futuristic take on architecture and was built by Jewish architect Moshe Safdie, popular for Expo 67 in 1967 as his thesis at McGill University.
Covers and references
The song has been covered by Eric Burdon (on his 2004 album My Secret Life), Katie Melua (on her 2009 album Pictures), Dominique Eade, Till Brönner, Ariane Moffatt, Adan Jodorowsky (in Spanish on the documentary Hecho en México) and Tapani Kansa amongst others.
- de Lisle, Tim. 'Who held a gun to Leonard Cohen's head?' The Guardian, September 17, 2004.
- LeonardCohenFiles.com CD SINGLES AND PROMOS 2001 - 2003
- PiF PaF PRODUCTION - airplay chart top 30. LISTA KRAJOWA, tydzień 08 - 2002