So Long, Marianne (album)

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So Long, Marianne
Compilation album by Leonard Cohen
Released 1989
Recorded 1968–1974
Genre Folk music, singer-songwriter
Length 41:42
Label Columbia
Producer Various
Leonard Cohen chronology
I'm Your Man
(1988)I'm Your Man1988
So Long, Marianne
The Future
(1992)The Future1992

So Long, Marianne is a compilation album by Leonard Cohen, issued in 1989 and in 1995. It features songs from his first four albums, already covered by his 1975 best of album. Although not authorized by the artist, the album is nevertheless an official release, as Cohen's label issued it. The CD was available in several countries with different art covers and in different cheap CD series (Pop Shop in Germany, Collectors Choice in the UK, Memory Pop Shop in the Netherlands, Redhot in the UK), and also as audio cassette with four extra songs.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Leonard Cohen except as noted.

  1. "Who by Fire" – 2:30
  2. "So Long, Marianne" – 5:37
  3. "Chelsea Hotel #2" (Cohen, Ron Cornelius) – 3:04
  4. "Lady Midnight" – 2:55
  5. "Sisters of Mercy" – 3:34
  6. "Bird on the Wire" – 3:24
  7. "Suzanne" – 3:46
  8. "Lover Lover Lover" – 3:19
  9. "Winter Lady" – 2:15
  10. "Tonight Will Be Fine" – 3:47
  11. "The Partisan" (A. Marly, H. Zaret) – 3:23
  12. "Diamonds in the Mine" – 3:48


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[1] Gold 35,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


CD Compilations of Leonard Cohen