ANJANI & LEONARD COHEN a BROADSIDE of the Lyrics to Their Song "HOLY GROUND" SIGNED by ANJANI #49 of 100
HOLY GROUND. BROADSIDE of the lyrics of a SONG written collaboratively by ANJANI and LEONARD COHEN.
ANJANI was a Backup Singer, Backup Musician, Musical Collaborator, and Lover of LEONARD COHEN. HOLY GROUND is a song they wrote together for her to perform on a solo album. This broadside was published before the song was released.
SIGNED and NUMBERED by ANJANI.
Broadside, 5x12.5 inches, deckled bottom edge. Limited to only 100 copies. This is copy #49.
Published by Sore Dove Press, San Francisco, and printed by Bill Roberts in Dover, Delaware, 2009.
FINE condition. Lovely, would look great framed.
Leonard Cohen died in 2016. Anjani is alive and kicking.
About ANJANI (from Wikipedia):
******Anjani Thomas, b.1959, is an American singer-songwriter and pianist, best known for her work with Leonard Cohen.
Anjani was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She later moved to New York and performed in jazz clubs before meeting producer John Lissauer who hired her to provide backup vocals on Leonard Cohen's influential song "Hallelujah". Anjani went on to tour with Cohen in 1985 as his keyboardist and backup vocalist, and worked with Cohen for many years after, lending her talents to I'm Your Man, The Future, Dear Heather and Old Ideas. She and Cohen were also lovers.
Anjani launched a solo career with the self-titled album "Anjani" in 2000 followed by "The Sacred Names" in 2001. In 2006, Cohen produced and wrote the lyrics for Anjani's album "Blue Alert".
In 2011 Anjani began working on a follow up album to Blue Alert, for which she and Leonard Cohen collaboratively wrote three new songs, including the song "HOLY GROUND". The album, titled "I Came To Love", was released in 2014.******
About the Album BLUE ALERT (from Wikipedia):
******Blue Alert is a jazz album recorded by Anjani, girlfriend and longtime backing singer of iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, who also produced the album and wrote the lyrics. It debuted at No. 16 on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums chart. A follow up album, I Came To Love contained songs written collaboratively by Cohen and Anjani.******
You can read more about Anjani and her relationship with Leonard Cohen at "Anjani-Music".